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Lead Restaurant Maintenance Technician - Up to $32/hr

Shreveport, LA 71109
Wage
Up to $32.0 hourly
Full-time

NOW HIRING! Lead Restaurant Maintenance Technician (Jackson, MS or Shreveport, LA)

 

Summary Description: This position leads a team of Restaurant Maintenance Technicians responsible for successful execution of repairs in multiple Whataburger restaurants within a geographic zone. Properly maintains all equipment in Whataburger restaurants including commercial kitchen equipment, HVAC and refrigeration equipment, and building interior and exterior components.  Effectively troubleshoots and problem solves a variety of service issues. Mentors and trains team. Completes administrative tasks using current technology to help meet departmental goals and procedures. Collects and evaluates bids from outside service vendors. Ensures a safe, efficient, and reliable operating system in Whataburger restaurants. This role is 60% administrative and 40% restaurant repair, either hands on or team instructional assistance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Performs repairs and maintains Restaurant Units assigned. Keeps management advised of status of repairs, special project status and schedule.
  • Completes administrative paperwork associated with managing a team such as expense reports, time keeping, and performance reviews.
  • Provides support to the operation of Whataburger restaurants 24/7 and keeps the facilities up to the Facilities Brand Standard.
  • Provides ongoing feedback on Technician and contractor performance to Regional Facility Manager.
  • Implements and organizes programs associated with developing and motivating staff to accomplish established objectives.
  • Works with the Regional Facility Manager to ensure all service work orders are successfully executed and work orders are properly resolved/closed according to set departmental goals and customer service agreements. Collects data for and is accountable to performance metrics.
  • Assists the Regional Manager in coordinating projects affecting facilities or equipment throughout the Whataburger restaurants.
  • Reduces costs associated with equipment repairs by proactively planning and organizing assigned work orders. Monitors workload of team and transfers work between technicians as needed.
  • Complies with all national, state, and local regulatory requirements.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned. 
     

 

Qualifications

 

EDUCATION: 

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent or equivalent work experience
  • College hours in technical-related courses (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years’ field experience in HVAC and commercial refrigeration (required)
  • 3+ years’ work experience in commercial kitchen equipment repair or educational equivalent (required)
  • 1+ years’ experience in construction trade and carpentry fields (preferred)
  • 1+ years’ experience preferably in restaurant industry (preferred)
  • Experience in handling multiple administrative tasks
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with management, vendors, and co-workers

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Strong refrigeration & HVAC knowledge / skills
  • Strong commercial kitchen equipment knowledge / skills
  • Basic carpentry, plumbing, and intermediate electrical knowledge / skills
  • Working knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines and all job-related regulations requiring code enforcement
  • Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficiency in JD Edwards
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well with the general public and experience in establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with management, vendors, and co-workers
  • Ability to mentor and train others

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION: 

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certification or CFC Certification (required)
  • HVAC State Certified License (preferred)
  • State-licensed Mechanical Contractor or Journeyman’s license preferred (required in Oklahoma)
  • Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) Certification (preferred)

WORKING CONDITIONS/TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Expected to work the necessary time to satisfactorily fulfill job responsibilities
  • Must be able to report to work timely and as required by operational/business needs
  • Must be able to work a full-time schedule and work outside of normal business hours when necessary
  • Must be able to travel both locally and long distances (including air travel), to worksites, meeting sites, and other locations
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, submit to releasing a Motor Vehicle Record that adheres to the Whataburger standards and maintain current automobile liability at minimum levels in their state of residence

Rewards:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Bonus Program with 150% Upside Potential
  • Time Off Benefits, Including Paid Holidays
  • Company Vehicle (based on position)
  • Opportunities for Career Development and Growth
  • Healthcare and Life Insurance Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Discounted Meals
  • Scholarship Program
  • Whataburger Family Foundation (Hardship Grant Assistance)
Posting ID: 633785848Posted: 2021-06-09Job Title: Lead Restaurant Maintenance Technician