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Commercial HVAC/R and Hot Side Technician (Food Service Equipment) at Nextech in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:



We are proud to be America's Largest Independent Self-Performing HVAC/R Service Provider. Over the past 30 years, our continued focus on Quality, Value, and Integrity has enabled us to create strong relationships with thousands of long-term customer partners.

As we continue to expand, our focus remains on providing a top-notch work experience for our employees. If you are a quality-oriented individual who values integrity and hard work, then we want to talk to you! With our excellent review ratings on both Indeed and Glassdoor, Nextech has become the place to be for those in the HVAC Industry. Come join our team and start moving your career forward!


Under the general guidance from the Area Service Manager (ASM), the Commercial Food Service Equipment (FSE) Technician must be skilled in cleaning, adjusting, and repairing systems. This role is responsible for performing fieldwork in the installation, maintenance, modification, overhaul, service, and repair of commercial food service equipment. To be successful in this role, customer satisfaction, safety and comfort should be your top priority. In addition, the Commercial FSE Technician must be patient and have excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills. This may also include assisting with customers' questions.

All Technicians are expected to promote our Company's core beliefs regarding quality service and fair-minded business solutions, by providing a relationship of trust that provides loyalty, satisfaction, and assurance to our clients. All Technicians must foster a positive experience and healthy outcome for our clients and Company as a whole.


  • Company Vehicle

  • Dispatched from home daily

  • Paid Port to Port

  • Tool Allowance

  • Paid Training

  • Paid Ongoing Training
  • Excellent Health Insurance options including a FREE employee only option
  • Dental, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, Disability and Supplemental Life Insurance options
  • FREE life insurance equal to your annualized pay rate
  • 401k with a 50% match up to the first 6% of your contributions
  • 7 paid Holidays
  • 2 paid Personal days
  • 10 paid Vacation days

  • Provides the highest level of customer service, technical ability, and quality to our customers
  • Installs, trouble shoots, repairs, and calibrates commercial food equipment
  • Performs preventative maintenance and makes recommendations regarding parts changes or system overhaul
  • Must be available to work nights or weekends on 24-hour on-call emergency duty on rotating basis, per on-call schedule to service emergency needs of our customers
  • Observes additional maintenance needs requiring attention and reports those to the appropriate supervisor
  • Reports safety concerns to immediate Field Supervisor, Service Coordinator/Dispatcher or Service Manager
  • Consults with customers regarding problems or issues discovered while servicing their equipment
  • Obtains and records work ticket(s) and communicates to vendor(s) an appropriate purchase order number when purchasing job-related parts and supplies
  • Travels to job sites in assigned service areas and works with Service Coordinator/Dispatcher to ensure schedule is maintained and delays are properly communicated to customers
  • Assists in evaluating new and existing customer accounts
  • Coordinates scheduled start and stop time with Service Coordinator/Dispatcher
  • Uploads each electronic work order before moving to the next assignment
  • Organizes all work details (work performed, service recommendations, parts used, etc.) and completes an accurate work order for billing and payroll purposes
  • Ensures that all manual and electronic work orders, along with misc. paperwork/receipts is submitted at the completion of each day's work
  • Works closely with the assigned Service Coordinator/Dispatcher to make sure customers' needs are being fulfilled to their expectation and in a timely manner
  • Maintains good working order of company vehicle, including cleaning and organizing, and washing vehicle a minimum of once per week
  • Maintains proper stock, parts, tools, and safety equipment upon arrival, including make, model, serial number, type of fuel, and pictures as necessary
  • Diagnoses diverse service issues, obtains any replacement parts, repairs systems to manufacturer's recommendations, and be able to fully explain what the issue is and what is needed to correct it to the Client
  • Participates in company-provided training opportunities and attends technical classes and seminars necessary to maintain current level of knowledge in with the electrical, electronic, and mechanical and safety within the commercial food equipment industry
  • Identifies and reports potential opportunities for additional business
  • Must be able to deliver high level of customer service on a consistent basis
  • Participates in safety training and adheres to all safety policies and procedures
  • Other duties, as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Positive Attitude
  • High Energy, Integrity, and craftsmanship
  • Ability to work independently
  • Dependability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime, as needed
  • Must be willing to travel to assigned Client sites
  • Must be able to install parts on jobs that have been previously diagnosed
  • Must be able to work with any technician in the department
  • Must be able to troubleshoot some of the equipment the department services
  • Must be able to install parts on equipment the department works on
  • Must be willing to work toward being able to install foodservice equipment without assistance
  • Must be able to work on all foodservice equipment
  • Must be able to perform on call duty in rotation with your department

Education and Experience:

  • Specific Industry Certification/License
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to drive extended hours for assigned calls which could require up to 8-10 hours of driving time, on occasion
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle safely and legally
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must not exceed ladder ratings
  • Must be able to climb ladders multiple times, including climbing ladders to access rooftops comfortably and routinely with extension and/or fixed ladders
  • Must be able to haul/carry equipment and tools to roof via ladders
  • Must be able to wear helmets, safety goggles, fall protection harness and safety boots to safely perform job duties
  • Continuously requires vision, hearing, twisting, and talking
  • Continuously requires walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, kneeling, pushing/pulling, bending, and crouching
  • Must be able to reach your hands over your head
  • Must be able to stand hard and sometimes slippery surfaces for extended periods, routinely up to 4 hours
  • This position is highly physical and requires regular use of hands, fingers, walking, stooping, kneeling, and climbing ladders
  • Must be able to maneuver confined access areas
  • This role will be exposed to variable weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, heights, risk of electrical shock, noisy operating equipment and other variable environmental conditions based on location
  • Must be able to regularly operate computer equipment, such as iPad and Cell phone

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