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Commercial Refrigeration / Kitchen Equipment Technician

Job no: 495226
Work type: Classified Staff Full Time
Location: Golden, CO
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Other, Skilled Craft/Trade, Custodial/General Maintenance

Position Title
Commercial Refrigeration / Kitchen Equipment Technician
Residency Requirement
Applicants must be a Colorado resident.
Job Description
 The Commercial Refrigeration / Kitchen Equipment Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, modifying, troubleshooting, and repairing a large inventory of electric and gas commercial kitchen equipment and appliances.

Performs repairs on a wide variety of kitchen and refrigeration equipment such as walk-in freezers, commercial-sized steam cookers, refrigerators, ice machines, washers, ovens, dryers, dishwashers, and conveyors.
Repairs, replaces or calibrates controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, lights, and electrical wiring. Repairs leaks and drips.

Performs end-user interactions with dining-staff requiring advice on equipment operation or status.

The Technician is responsible for establishing preventive maintenance schedules, task sheets and procedures related to the preventative maintenance and periodic inspection of kitchen equipment such as walk-in freezers, industrial-sized steam cookers, refrigerators, ice machines, washers, ovens, dryers, dishwashers, and conveyors.
Total Rewards
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  The state of Colorado portfolio of benefits to classified employees includes medical, dental, disability insurance, life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, discount programs, and retirement savings plans.  Additionally, Classified employees at Mines are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), paid holidays and vacation/sick leave.  For additional plan details, please visit the State of Colorado Employee Benefits page.
Minimum Qualifications
Three years of experience installing and repairing electric and gas commercial kitchen equipment and appliances which included preventative maintenance.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 or more years of experience working on various types of kitchen and refrigeration equipment
  • Ability to prioritize work requests based on order impact to dining services
  • Exceptional ability to work independently and take responsibility for the repair of assigned equipment
  • Strong ability to read and comprehend wiring diagrams, and ability to follow troubleshooting and maintenance manuals
  • Strong knowledge of plumbing repair, electrical troubleshooting, refrigeration diagnosis and repair
  • Outstanding soldering and brazing skills
Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

How to Apply
For the complete announcement and online application, please visit:
Pay Range

$4,363.00 - $5,583.00 per month

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Background Investigation Required
Drug Screening Required
Physical Demands Screening Required
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
Effective December 18, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire.
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

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