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Appliance Technician Apprentice (Remote)

Nebraska Home Appliance Inc
Remote, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Do you like problem solving and working independently? Do you enjoy people, and love meeting and interacting with new faces every day? Do you possess some mechanical background and skill from either your personal or professional life? Do you like getting paid to train and learn a new high paying skill?


Nebraska Home Appliance is currently hiring for an appliance technician apprentice. An apprentice trains with a certified technician for 90 days or more while also taking training courses in appliance repair online at the employer's expense. Apprentices get hands on training in customer's homes with technicians, in-shop training on appliances at their own pace, and a full training regimen covering all the basics of electricity and other fundamentals of appliance repair. We also utilize a 3 day in-person training course at the end of the training period with a major manufacturer at a state of the art training facility in Chicago, so applicants must be willing to briefly travel for training, COVID permitting (alternate arrangements for online assessments are possible). We also employ screening for drugs, background, and driving record due to the nature of the work including driving, and working in customer's homes.


Speaking of COVID, this is a position repairing appliances in customer's homes, which is essential work, so we want to make you aware of measures we're taking to ensure your health an safety on the job. We are screening customers for respiratory symptoms in advance of the call, as well as providing PPE including fabric reusable masks, disposable gloves, and disposable shoe covers to keep you safe on the job. We also provide hand sanitizer as well as surface disinfectant, to ensure the health of our customers and employees.


Long term prospects for this position include $50K plus annual after 1 year, and $70K plus annual after 2-3 years. We have found awesome candidates in the past from automotive repair, mechanics of various trades, HVAC/R technicians, and of course, appliance repair technicians. We are most concerned about positive, outgoing attitude, with a mechanical background to help you grow into an appliance repair position.


Nebraska Home Appliance is a family-owned and -operated business that was founded over 30 years ago. Today, Nebraska Home Appliance is a staple in the Omaha / Council Bluffs community and fast-growing ally to the Des Moines community, providing fast and reliable appliance repair, maintenance and parts for all major brands. With a team of trusted technicians, we have become Your Hometown Hero.


Here's our scorecard for a successful candidate:


  • Positive, upbeat, outgoing attitude
  • Mechanical ability, scoring at least 70% on mechanical aptitude test
  • Willingness to self-study and learn independently
  • Ability to learn from mistakes, and build your knowledge base
  • Careful and defensive driver - driver's license required
  • Ability to follow procedures and policies correctly
  • Must be able to routinely lift 15-30 lbs, and able to move home appliances for service in customers' homes
  • Comfort dealing with customers in a residential setting, and addressing concerns as they arise
  • Availability to work our schedule, which is Monday through Friday from 8am - 5pm, and every other Saturday from 8am - noon approximately
  • Able to embrace our core values: Trusted, Fast, Efficient, Reliable, and Knowledgeable


If this describes you, we would love to train you for a career in appliance repair. You have a great future with Nebraska Home Appliance, where we invest in our employees.


See our blog entries as well for more information on the position.


On-the-Job Training as an Appliance Repair Technician

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How becoming an appliance repair technician changed my life

Re-evaluating what it takes to be an appliance repair technician



Please note that we use pre-employment aptitude testing. After applying, please visit the link to complete your assessment: https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-ILXJF5W88?u=1037200




8:00am to 5:00pm Monday Through Friday
End times may vary due to nature of the work.

Nebraska Home Appliance Inc

Address

Remote, OR
USA

Industry

Construction

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