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Restaurant Maintenance Technician

Welcome to LM Restaurants

LM Restaurants is an award-winning family-owned restaurant company focused on nourishing our people, community, and our world. At LM Restaurants, we are large enough to provide the stability and comprehensive benefits of a large company, yet small enough to consider our team members' family.

You Will be Successful

We are seeking a skilled and reliable Facility Technician to join our facilities department. You will be responsible for all upkeep and repair tasks at the interior and exterior of company premises, including identifying the need for repairs, completing maintenance requests, coordinating, and reviewing the work of contractors, and directly servicing company equipment.

Benefits You Will Enjoy

  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision insurance
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with company contribution up to 4%
  • Paid time off and flexible schedules
  • Generous employee dining discounts
  • Lucrative referral bonus program
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Job Responsibilities

The Maintenance Technician's primary role is to perform various skilled and semiskilled tasks to maintain 20-25 full-serve restaurant locations. Examples include:

  • Maintaining the mechanical and electrical equipment as well as the appearances of the facilities and grounds at various property locations in the Raleigh area of North Carolina.
  • Process work orders submitted by restaurant teams including tracking and recording completed repairs and maintaining accurate records within the Freshdesk tracking system.
  • Communicate effectively by phone and email with restaurants and above restaurant leaders.
  • Schedules, oversees, and may assist assigned contractors ensuring the safety, quality and cleanliness of work performed. Escorts contractors in critical areas when required.
  • Performs preventive maintenance to building systems and equipment as assigned and creates equipment check sheets as requested.
  • Performs daily site inspections of the facilities and mechanical equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Provides a report to the Maintenance Coordinator noting any problems found.
  • Performs building repairs including drywall, paint, wallcovering, ceiling tile and grid, carpet and tile flooring, door, and door hardware.
  • Performs plumbing repairs including faucets, sinks, urinals, toilets, drains, and valves.
  • Performs exterior repairs including but not limited to irrigation, signs, fence, roof, and metal siding.
  • Performs repairs of Heat Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, which may include heating boilers, air conditioning units, VAV boxes, exhaust fans, building automation controls and filter replacement.
  • Performs electrical repairs, such as replacing lamps, ballasts, switches, receptacles, cord caps, wiring of single and three phase motors, and installation of circuits.
  • Manages work requests, creates spreadsheets for and maintains an inventory of tools and supplies, creates online purchase orders for parts and supplies as required.

Required Qualifications/Certifications

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • 2+ years of experience repairing food service equipment such as high-speed ovens, food warmers, beverage units and tap systems, roller grills, steam tables, hot / cold holding units and other equipment.
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a multi-unit facility department in an equipment repair capacity.
  • 1-3 years of experience and knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical system repair.
  • Type I and II EPA required (Universal EPA Preferred).
  • Basic computer skills including experience with Outlook and Excel.
  • Must have tools appropriate for the responsibilities of the role.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs and push, pull, or maneuver 50-75 lbs.
  • Ability to work outside 50% of the time.
  • Ability to work at heights of or about 50 feet.

Apply today. Join us and be a part of making a difference a dedication to taking care of our communities.