Kitchen Repair Technician

Company Details

Cushman & Wakefield

Quick Highlights:

  • Pay Rate: $40-45 (Pay dependent upon experience)
  • Shift time: 7:00am -4:00pm Monday-Friday (on call or overtime may be required)
  • Location: San Jose, CA (Stationary Location)
  • Benefits available from day one! (See full details below)

Due to our client’s requirement, this particular position requires employees to provide acceptable documentation showing full vaccination as per CDC guidelines at the time of employment.

Job Description Summary:
Responsible to ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and plumbing pertaining to kitchen equipment systems for the assigned property(s). Responsible for repairing and maintaining kitchen equipment such as industrial kitchen ovens, steamers, microwaves, coolers, freezers, refrigerators and knowledge of HVAC/R systems. Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to) maintaining a clean and safe working environment, performing rounds, conducting routine assessments, performance of day-to-day preventive and corrective maintenance, painting, and housekeeping for assigned properties


  • Must have experience with industrial kitchen appliance equipment such as ovens, steamers, microwaves, coolers, freezers and refrigerators.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial kitchen appliances.
  • Maintains and repairs all aspects of commercial kitchen appliances.
  • Replace fans, belts, motors, gaskets, filters, and compressors.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems and repair refrigeration systems.
  • Maintaining and repairing commercial restaurant refrigeration including walk-in coolers.
  • Document and report activities to supervisor
  • Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns
  • Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as relates to building operations and practice safe work habits
  • Complete all required C&W Safety Training as scheduled annually
  • Comply with C&W Uniform Dress Code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance while on the property at times other than working hours


  • High School Diploma of GED Equivalent
  • Graduate of apprentice program or trade school preferred


  • 5+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting


  • Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or City Licenses, such as Refrigeration Certificate of Fitness, High Pressure Boiler License, High Pressure Steam Operator, etc.)
  • May be required to have certification as a Universal Technician for CFC’s depending on market licensure requirements
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record with periodic checks (where applicable)
  • Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word
  • Experience in operation, maintenance and basic repair of HVAC, boilers, heaters, pumps, refrigerant systems, compressors, water systems, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in energy management systems, techniques and operations.
  • Thorough knowledge in all building systems operations, maintenance and repair.

May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or on call duties


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Regularly required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

* Must have ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devices

* Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine

* Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work

* Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

* Ability to read and understand information presented orally and in writing

* Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40.00 – $45.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Due to our client’s requirement, this particular position requires employees to provide acceptable documentation showing full vaccination as per CDC guidelines at the time of employment.


  • Hot/Cold Maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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