GE Appliances, a Haier company Appliance Repair Technician – Richmond, VA in Richmond, Virginia

Job Location

USA, Richmond, VA

Job Posting Title

Appliance Repair Technician – Richmond, VA

The Challenge

• Seeking an in-home servicer of GE’s full line of major appliances.

What you will Do

  • Service area: Richmond, VA

  • In-home repair and service of full line of GE’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 GE 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

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching at shoulder level, reaching at waist level, bending, pushing/pulling, grasping, pinching, and fine motor/manipulation skills

  • Occasional reaching overhead, reaching at knee and floor levels, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, climbing stairs/ladders, pivoting, twisting, neck flexion/extension/rotation, shoulder circumduction, and laying supine

  • Frequent use of powered hand tools and occasional use of vibratory tools/equipment

  • Ability to handle/work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet

  • Handling and lifting of parts or materials – minimum of 77 lbs. lifting/carrying and 70 lb. 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

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching at shoulder level, reaching at waist level, bending, pushing/pulling, grasping, pinching, and fine motor/manipulations skills

  • Occasional reaching overhead, reaching at knee and floor levels, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, climbing stairs/ladders, pivoting, twisting, neck flexion/extension/rotation, shoulder circumduction, and laying supine

  • Frequent use of powered hand tools and occasional use of vibratory tools/equipment

  • Ability to handle/work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet

  • Handling and lifting of parts or materials – minimum of 77 lbs. lifting/carrying and 70 lb. 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 certifiedGE Appliances is always reviewing its jobs to find ways to make them less physically demanding and/or to identify additional physical demands that should be evaluated to ensure applicants have the necessary abilities to perform essential job functions safely and successfully. From time to time, GE Appliances implements new physical demands during the period after applicants began the hiring process but before a hiring decision is made. In these instances, GE Appliances will apply the new, updated physical demands when it makes the hiring decision. If necessary, GE Appliances will require applicants to be retested to make an informed decision about their abilities to be employed in the position sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat of harm.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.

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.