Food Service Equipment Technician

Job description

Job Title: Food Service Equipment Technician
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228698
Job Summary

The food service equipment technician performs various functions to keep Georgia Tech's dining program commercial kitchens running smoothly. The food service equipment technician will be responsible for maintaining, modifying, troubleshooting, and repairing a large inventory of electric, gas and refrigeration commercial food service equipment and appliances.

This position will interact on a regular basis primarily with staff and vendors associated with Tech Dining.

This position will primarily advise and counsel dining staff and other facilities personnel.


Job Duty 1 -
Perform preventative maintenance on food service and refrigeration equipment as well as scheduled predictive maintenance checks following manufacturer's recommendation and/or as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Duty 2 -
Carry out installations of new equipment. Perform repairs and maintenance duties on a wide variety of food service and refrigeration equipment such as walk-in freezers, industrial-sized steam cookers, refrigerators, ice machines, dishwashers, fryers, stoves, ovens, and grills.

Job Duty 3 -
Carry out periodic inspection, cleaning, and equipment servicing.

Job Duty 4 -
Interpret equipment manuals for proper training, care, and maintenance of equipment.

Job Duty 5 -
Attend quickly to emergency calls on equipment repair issues, as well as to after-hour work calls.

Job Duty 6 -
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High School Diploma/GED or Vocational School Diploma.

Required Experience
Three to five years of job-related experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Must have a valid Driver's License. The ability to read instruction manuals for specialty equipment and apply instructions to equipment on hand. Requires basic knowledge of refrigeration equipment, commercial ovens, commercial dishwashers, and commercial ice machines. Must be able to work a very flexible schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time