Commercial HVACR Service Technician

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Position at Great Lakes South Town

Commercial HVAC and Refrigeration Service Technician  



Great Lakes Service is hiring a Commercial HVAC and Refrigeration Service Technician responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing cooking equipment at our customer locations. Our Technicians also provide preventative maintenance (PM) inspections and responds to emergency service calls on equipment including ovens, fryers, steamers, warmers, dish cleaning equipment, ice machines, walk in/ reach in coolers and freezers.  


Essential Responsibilities  

  • Install, Troubleshoot, Diagnose, and Repair Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
  • Treat customers and employees with respect, courtesy and professionalism
  • Complete service calls in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with customers, manager, dispatcher, and sales
  • Participate in a normal rotation of after-hours and weekend on-call schedule
  • Identify new customers and additional opportunities within existing accounts
  • Maintain Service Vehicle
  • Order Parts and Complete Required Paperwork
  • Attend Training Sessions
  • Other Duties as Assigned



  • Previous experience cooking equipment service (or related military) experience
  • Experience working on ice machines, walk in/ reach in coolers and freezers.
  • Strong electrical, electronic, and mechanical skills
  • Extremely strong customer communication skills
  • 100% dedication to working hard, being on time, and staying organized
  • Maintain a good personal appearance
  • Pass Drug Screen and Background Check
  • Maintain a Valid Driver License with a good driving record


Preferred Qualifications  

  • Experience with Reach in and Walk in Coolers and Freezers etc.
  • CFESA certification and related Training
  • EPA Universal Certification
  • Computer literate

Benefits of Joining Our Team  

  • Competitive Hourly Rates and Overtime Pay
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Cell Phone/Tablet
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k & Company Match
  • Technical Training
  • Initial issue of Service Uniforms
  • Stable Customer Base and Consistent Work


About Great Lakes Service  

Great Lakes Service is the Midwest leader in repair and maintenance for commercial cooking, refrigeration, HVAC, ware-washing, beverage and ice machine equipment. Integrity driven, we overserve our customers with qualified technicians, outstanding customer service, innovative technology, high first time fix rate and the best response times in the industry. At Great Lakes Service, we make it our mission to create higher industry standards that changes the perception of service companies in the markets we serve. As a dedicated service partner, our goal is to eliminate downtime and lost revenue with proactive solutions that help our customers run a more profitable business. Let us know if you want to be part of our team! To learn more, please visit us at:  


Great Lakes Service is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  


  • Completion of a satisfactory background check and drug screen is required.
  • Must be at least 18 yrs of age
  • Valid Driver’s license and driving record that aligns with our safety standards.

RES Group Inc. is a division of Unlimited Service Group “All Unique All United.”