Appliance Repair Technician - Hudson Valley

Employer
GE Appliances
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 06, 2018
Closes
Apr 03, 2018
Role
Retail
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Location USA, New Haven, CT

Job Posting Title Appliance Repair Technician - Hudson Valley

The Challenge Seeking an in-home servicer of GEA?s full line of major appliances

What you will Do
  • Service area: Hudson Valley
  • In-home repair and service of full line of GEA?s major appliances
  • Accept remote dispatching through an onboard computer
  • Manage assigned truck stock inventory and the maintenance of an assigned service van
  • Operate assigned service van with unwavering attention to safety utilizing methods as trained by Smith Defensive Driving and/or other specified safety programs
  • Sell GE Appliances service contracts, water filters, and other products
  • Meet productivity and efficiency goals as established
  • Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction through the deliverance of high quality service
  • Diligent use of proper safety procedures and constant awareness for personal safety and safety of others
  • Wear and/or use all appropriate company provided PPE safety equipment
  • Prompt and regular attendance
  • Comply with GEA policies
  • Physical demands of the position include:
    • Sitting and driving for extended periods of time in a service van
    • The ability to step up, into, and out of the service van daily
    • Continuously reaching at or below shoulder level
    • Frequently bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, crawling, sitting, standing, flexing/extending neck, grasping, squeezing, and fine motor/manipulations skills
    • Occasionally crouching, squatting, climbing/balancing, walking, and reaching above shoulder level
    • Frequent use of powered hand tools and occasional use of vibratory tools/equipment
    • Handling and lifting of parts or materials ? minimum of 77 lbs lifting/carrying and 70 lbs pushing/pulling is required
What you need to Succeed
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Must possess a valid driver?s license
  • Appliance repair or related experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of electricity and schematics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-directed
  • Able to work reasonable overtime
  • Ability to use a wide range of hand tools, power tools, and vibratory tools
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:
    • Sitting and driving for extended periods of time in a service van
    • Ability to step up, into, and out of the service van daily
    • Continuously reaching at or below shoulder level
    • Frequently bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, crawling, sitting, standing, flexing/extending neck, grasping, squeezing, and fine motor/manipulations skills
    • Occasionally crouching, squatting, climbing/balancing, walking, and reaching above shoulder level
    • Frequent use of powered hand tools and occasional use of vibratory tools/equipment
    • Handling and lifting of parts or materials ? minimum of 77 lbs lifting/carrying and 70 lbs pushing/pulling is required
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
GEA will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation, physical, and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 2 years of appliance repair experience or related expertise
  • CFC certified
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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