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Apprentice Service Technician
Marshall Electric Company, Inc.
Marshall Electric Company, Inc.
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Job Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Job Type: Service Technician
Department: Service
Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM Mon-Fri
Category: Field & Shop Repair
Salary: $16-$19/per hr
Apprentice Service Technician for Foodservice Equipment Repair

What Opportunities Exist in Foodservice Equipment Repair?

Many opportunities exist for Foodservice Equipment Repair Technicians to excel and succeed.  The restaurant business is strong on a variety of fronts, both nationally and locally, and it is projected to grow in 2017.  Restaurant sales, employment, and expansions are all on the rise.  There are always new restaurant chains moving into the area, and the kitchen equipment is eventually going to need maintenance.  Service Technicians who specialize in commercial cooking equipment repair will be called upon to get the job done.  Opportunities for service are everywhere because the equipment is everywhere including restaurants, local schools, state and federal corrections facilities, hospitals and nursing homes, donut shops and convenience stores.

What are the Job Responsibilities of an Apprentice Service Technician at Marshall Electric?

Apply appropriate test methods to determine what is causing the equipment failure and recommend the best solution(s) to get the equipment back in proper working condition.  This includes:

  • Working in the shop repairing countertop cooking appliances.
  • Riding with an experienced service technician repairing food equipment in the field.
  • Communicating key information to Service Dispatch and the Parts Department.
  • Completing job tickets neatly and completely both in the shop and on the road.
  • Studying and test to become CFESA certified in Electricity, Gas, and Steam.
  • Adhering to all safety policies and procedures.


  • Be on time to work every day and be ready to work when you are present.
  • Be flexible in terms of having the ability to start early or end late depending upon workload.
  • Have a positive attitude and demonstrate patience with the learning process.
  • Be willing to do any task assigned to you, even if it is not typically in your job description.
  • Always act professional and polite to your co-workers, supervisors, and customers.
  • Act and appear engaged especially when you are being taught by a fellow co-worker.
  • Ask questions, as it shows interest and willingness to learn; there are no stupid questions.
  • Develop a good rapport with customers and work to earn their trust.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to listen and learn from others so that you will be able to apply what you learned independently.

Job Qualifications:
  • Proof of US Citizenship or Legal Alien.
  • High School Graduate or GED Equivalency.
  • Trade school completion is a plus but not required.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and insurance eligibility.
  • Possess good mechanical skills.
  • Good understanding of electrical principles and be able to apply it to repairing appliances.
  • Understanding of gas principles is a plus.
  • Must possess basic hand tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, sockets, hammer, pliers, wire cutter and crimper.
  • Having the ability to lift objects up to 50 lb. independently.
  • Previous experience repairing restaurant equipment, appliances, or electrical equipment is extremely beneficial.



How To Apply:
We do not sponsor work visa's.

David Testa
Marshall Electric Company, Inc.
200 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-331-1163 ext. 111
Fax: 401-521-5560

Your resume will be reviewed internally, and if you meet the qualifications, you will be contacted for an initial interview. Thank you for your consideration.

Please submit your resume with address, salary history and phone number to:

Please attach your resume as a Microsoft Word document.

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