Maintenance Technician I

WKS Restaurant Group - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)3.4

WKS Restaurant Group,founded in 1987, is a privately held firm focused on owning and operating quick service, family, and casual dining franchised restaurants. It has partnered with leading restaurant brands, including El Pollo Loco, Denny’s, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Wendy’s and Blaze Pizza to operate over 180 restaurants in 12 states. WKS currently has more than 5,000 employees. WKS’s founder and President, Roland Spongberg, has created a progressive culture that values employees, and is committed to employee development, rewards, and recognition built on the foundation of the WKS Values of Integrity, Loyalty, Winning, Service and Teamwork. Simply put, WKS is in the people business!

Job Description


Responsible for performing building maintenance tasks. Performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. paint, tile, carpentry; electrical; heating, and ventilation; plumbing, etc.); Perform general cleaning. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Perform preventative maintenance general repairs
  • Basic plumbing repair
  • Paint ( Graffiti control )
  • Undertake light installation of equipment or carpentry
  • Repair equipment or appliances
  • Assist tradespeople on our team with electrical, plumbing or basic HVAC repairs
  • Undertake duties as assigned or emergency tasks
  • Identify and report the need for major repairs to the Director of Facilities and facilities coordinators


  • Communication.
  • Flexible
  • Patient
  • Work with little outside direction


  • Ability to work independently, exercising judgment and initiative
  • Ability to inspect and correctly diagnose standard malfunctions in restaurant equipment
  • Ability to perform minor and major technical repairs and adjustments within the time frames as established
  • Ability to Read and interpret manuals, schematics, plans and specifications related to duties
  • Computer proficient using Microsoft Office & GSuite.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in restaurant environment. This role routinely uses specialize tools and equipment to complete your task.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.This position requires the ability to occasionally lift boxes up to 50 pounds,crawl and bend or stand on ladders as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position is full time and can infrequently require long hours and weekend work.


Frequent travel to company units – local and remote – as well as overnight travel is to be expected.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, plus five (2) years of restaurant equipment repairs
  • General Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Food Service Equipment Repair
  • Electrical repairs

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Bilingual – Spanish preferred.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation, a current/valid CA Driver’s License and proof of insurance.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Maintenance Technician: 1 year