Leisure World of Maryland
  • 13-May-2022 to 30-Jun-2022 (EST)
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • $56,160.00 - $58,198.40
  • Hourly
  • Regular Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and 401K

Job Title: Appliance Mechanic

Full-Time position: 40 hours per week

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Salary range: $56,160.00 - $58,198.40

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, and 401(k)

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of (3) years of experience in the installation, service, and repair of major appliances such as washers, dryers, refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, gas and electric stoves, microwave ovens, and other home appliances in customer's home for residents of the Leisure World Community.

Leisure World of Maryland Corporation (LWMC) the property management company for Leisure World of Maryland a private, age-restricted community comprised of 29 housing associations and 8,000 residents located in Montgomery County, Maryland seeks a full-time Appliance Mechanic.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties of the position:

Refer to schematic drawings, product manuals, and troubleshooting guides in order to diagnose and repair problems.

Replace worn and defective parts such as switches, bearings, transmissions, belts, gears, circuit boards, defective wiring, etc.

Service and repair residential electrical and/or gas appliances such as clothes washers, dryers, refrigerators, and stoves.

Trace electrical circuits, following diagrams and conducts tests with circuit testers and other equipment to locate shorts and grounds.

Conserve, recover and recycle refrigerants used in the refrigeration systems.

Levels refrigerators, adjust doors and connect water lines to water pipe for ice makers and water dispensers using hand tools.

Level washing machines and connect hoses to water pipes, using hand tools.

Observe and test the operation of appliances following installation, and make any initial installation adjustments that are necessary.

Assemble new or reconditioned appliances.

Take measurements to determine if appliances will fit in installation locations; perform minor carpentry work when necessary to ensure proper installation.

Clean and reinstall parts.

Disassemble appliances so that problems can be diagnosed and repairs can be made as applicable.

Light and adjust pilot lights on gas stoves, and examine valves and burners for leakage and specified flame.

Observe and examine appliances during operation to detect specific malfunctions such as loose parts or leaking fluid.

Reassemble units after repairs are made, making adjustments and cleaning and lubricating as needed.

Speak with a customer or refer to work orders in order to ascertain the nature of appliance malfunction.

Contact supervisor or office to receive assignments.

Instruct customers regarding the operation and care of appliances, and provides information such as emergency service numbers.

Complete work assignments/orders in a responsible, timely, and productive manner.

Maintain good working order of company vehicle including refueling as necessary and reporting any mechanical issues.

Maintain proper stock of parts used in on-site installation, maintenance, and repair of appliances in the company-provided vehicle.

Provide an estimate of repair cost to the resident as applicable and recommend whether appliance repair or replacement is a better choice.

Respond to emergency calls as required.

Understand LWMC/PPD Appliance pricing and generates appropriate customer invoice at the job site. Records type and cost of maintenance or repair work.

Completes work orders on the job site and obtains customer signature at completion of the job.

Documents all installed equipment making note of make, model, serial number, type of fuel, necessary test measurement, and picture as necessary.

Participate in company-provided training.


  • CFC certification and/or license in refrigerant, transition, and recovery required.
  • Current valid driver's license with a clean driving record.


High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

Years and Type of Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years experience in appliance installation and repair.

Knowledge and Skills:

Have the ability to service, repair, adjust, and test machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.

Have the ability to inspect the equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repairs, and maintenance.

Knowledge and skill in hand tools and diagnostic equipment employed in maintenance and repair.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manual.

Ability to write routine reports and fill out forms understandably and correctly.

Ability to maintain courteous, high-quality customer service and care.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequent lifting of materials, products, and equipment up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

We can offer you a challenging and rewarding environment with many opportunities to learn, grow and achieve great results. If you want to be part of our team, we'd love to hear from you. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please apply at: https://lwmc.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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