General Parts, LLC

  • Commercial HVAC & Refrigeration Equipment Service Technician - with Retention Bonus!

    Job Locations US-IL-Lombard
    ID 2019-1046
    Service Technicians
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Up to $5,000 Retention Bonus offered to qualified Service Technicians. 




    General Parts is seeking a Commercial HVAC & Refrigeration Equipment Service Technician. This technician will be responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing equipment at our customer locations. Our Technicians also provide preventative maintenance inspections and respond to emergency service calls on equipment including ice machines, cooler, freezers, HVAC units and more.


    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the functions listed below)

    • Properly troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs commercial cooking, refrigeration, and/or HVAC equipment.
    • Provides highest level of service to the customer and professionally communicates the service needed to customers
    • Defines service problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions about the work needing to be performed.
    • Legibly completes paperwork for all services performed on behalf of the customer.
    • Consults with the Parts Department to get parts ordered and the Service Department to get follow up calls scheduled.
    • Communicates with manufacturers as needed to help with diagnosing problems with equipment.
    • Maintains a neat and orderly truck, along with accurate part and tool inventory.
    • Provides technical support for our staff and other technicians.
    • Promotes and recommends other services provided by the Company to customers.



    • High School diploma or GED
    • Experience working on HVAC equipment, ice machines, walk in/reach in coolers and freezers.
    • Technicians must be EPA certified
    • Must have a valid driver’s license from the state in which applicant is applying and must be insurable by our auto insurance company
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
    • Two (2) years of education and/or experience in food service equipment repair, or in a related area.
    • Strong electrical, mechanical, gas, plumbing, and/or steam repairs a plus.
    • Must be highly safety conscious
    • Excellent organizational skills, must be motivated, a self-starter, and able to follow through on duties and assignments with minimal supervision
    • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders
    • Moderate to heavy lifting and carrying (up to 75 pounds)
    • Requires walking, standing, driving, sitting, squatting, kneeling, reaching overhead, bending, twisting, and turning for the better part of 8 hours
    • Must be able to use hands for fine manipulation of hand tools


    • Competitive Wages
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Employer Paid Short and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance
    • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
    • On-Call Pay, Double Time on Sundays
    • 401K with Company Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Tool Allowance
    • Company Supplied Uniforms
    • Company Supplied Service Vehicle, Tablet, and Cell Phone
    • Work Life Balance
    • Technical Training
    • Stable Customer Base & Consistent Work.

    If you’re looking for an employer who is an industry leader that has been in the business for over 80 years, then look no further.


    Founded in 1939, General Parts distributes parts and provides service for over 60,000 active customers and 400 manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment. Corporate headquartered in Bloomington, MN, we provide service coverage in all or parts of 27 states through our 29 branch locations


    General Parts participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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