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Appliance Mechanic

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic


Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Our Appliance Mechanics provide on-site equipment repairs for commercial cooking and ware washing equipment. We are seeking a customer service-oriented individual to provide our customers with maintenance, repair, and installation of commercial food service equipment, by diagnosing issues and replacing necessary parts.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify and repair system malfunctions in various types of commercial foodservice equipment.
  • Repair, replace, and/or calibrate controls, thermostats, fuses, and electrical wiring as needed.
  • Fabricate, assemble, and install electrical wiring, controls, and piping as needed.
  • Repair, replace, and/or calibrate natural gas and liquified petroleum systems as needed.
  • Wire and connect motors, pumps, temperature controls, and heating elements as required.
  • Perform proper refrigerant handling procedures according to Federal EPA Code.
  • Communicate openly with clients onsite, overstating work performed and next steps.
  • Foster a positive, team-oriented work environment and company culture.
  • This role requires working overtime when deemed necessary by the company or customer.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Associates degree or technical degree (preferred).
  • CFESA Certified Technician, CFESA Master Technician, or interest and drive to earn either designation.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • All technicians are subject to annual background checks, clearances, and certifications.
  • Drug tests are administered before and periodically during employment.
  • Must be able to work in extreme conditions (i.e.: hot, cold, dirty environment, etc.)
  • Must be able to bend, reach, and kneel.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in all food service environments.

Posted Salary Range


Benefits Information

SCA - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Vacation, holiday and sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11208