Appliance repair technicians diagnose the source of problems or malfunctions with household appliances and repairs them. They use hand and power tools to troubleshoot, disassemble, fix, and install a variety of home appliances, including dishwashers, ovens, washing machines, and more. Additionally, they keep up-to-date with new appliances, technologies, and installation methods. They are technical problem-solvers, familiar with reading appliance manuals to solve complex problems, and possess excellent customer service and communication skills to help customers understand what needs to be fixed or maintained, and why. Depending on the job, appliance repair technicians will field service calls at customers' homes and businesses, or work in repair shops. They typically work full-time, with some weekends and early and late shifts to cover emergency repairs.
We’re looking for a professional appliance repair technician to help us solve problems for our clients. You’ll be responsible for visiting customers’ homes and businesses, assessing their home appliance problems, and referencing manuals to solve complex issues and repair them. You’ll also be asked to install new appliances. The ideal candidate has the technical skills to quickly identify and isolate problems, stays up-to-date on new appliances, and has strong communication skills to explain what needs to be repaired and replaced, and why. Ready to join our growing appliance repair company? Start your application today!
Appliance Repair Technician responsibilities
Execute maintenance and installation of home appliances
Diagnose and repair home appliance problems
Estimate costs of appliance installation, repairs, and services to customers
Fulfill preventative maintenance and warranty services on home appliances
Read and apply manufacturer manuals
Test newly installed appliance components to ensure proper function
Teach customers how to properly use their home appliances
Enter completed home appliance repair projects and the parts used into database
Appliance Repair Technician qualifications
High school diploma or GED required
National Appliance Service Technician Certification (NASTeC) or associate’s degree from a technical or vocational appliance repair job training program and 1+ years experience in the field required
EPA 608 refrigerant recovery certification to work on air conditioners and refrigerators
Current driver’s license and clean driving record
Ability to move heavy and large appliances and excellent dexterity
Candidate must have excellent problem-solving, communication, and customer-service skills
Appliance Repair Technician compensation
$46,802 (National Average)
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