The ChallengeGE Appliances is looking for an appliance Factory Service Technician (FST) to conduct in-home appliance repairs. The technician will be responsible for excellent consumer experience during after-sales in-home service. At GE Appliances we give the following benefits to our Technicians:
What you will Do
GEA 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 can perform essential job functions. From time to time, GEA implements new physical demands right after applicants began the hiring process. In these instances, GEA will apply the updated physical demands when making hiring decision. If necessary, GEA 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. GEA will employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.
What you need to Succeed
Prior relevant military service will be considered in relation to required/desired qualifications.
O Ability to sit and drive for extended periods of time in a service van
O Ability to step up, into, and out of a van and sit for extended periods of time
O Ability to handle/work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet
O Ability to use often powered hand tools and occasional use of vibratory tools/equipment
O Ability to handle and lift parts or materials min. of 77 lbs. lifting/carrying and 70 lb. pushing/pulling is required
O Ability to sit, stand, walk, reach at shoulder level, reach at waist level, bend, push/pull, grasp, pinch, and fine motor/manipulations skills.
O 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
2+years of appliance repair experience is preferred
Certification in appliance repair or AAS degree preferred
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.