Commercial Kitchen Equipment (Hot Side) Service Technician

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Position at Great Lakes South Town

Commercial  Kitchen Equipment (Hot Side) Service Technician  

Great Lakes Service Co

Addison, IL



Great Lakes is hiring a Commercial Kitchen Equipment Service Technician specializing in Hot Side repairs in the great Chicago area 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 walk in coolers and freezers, reach in coolers and freezers.  


Essential Responsibilities  

  • Install, Troubleshoot, Diagnose, and Repair Commercial Cooking 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



  • Experience working on cooking equipment such as; ovens, combi ovens, fryers, etc.
  • 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 Commercial Cooking Equipment
  • CFESA certification and related Training
  • At least two years of experience repairing gas, electrical, steam equipment
  • 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
  • PTO
  • 401k 
  • Technical Training
  • Initial issue of Service Uniforms
  • Stable Customer Base and Consistent Work  


Great Lakes 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.

Great Lakes Service Service is a division of PT Holdings “All Unique All United.”