Lead Technician - Kitchen Exhaust Hood & Duct Cleaning

HADPRO - Hood & Duct Professionals - Alexandria, VA


Company Description:

HADPRO is a growing hood cleaning company serving hundreds of commercial and government customers in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. We value quality work, communication, leadership and safety. As an IKECA member we are committed to removing grease from the entire kitchen exhaust system including the ducts and exhaust fans. We prevent fires in commercial kitchens by following NFPA 96 standards and providing the most thorough cleaning service possible.

Kitchen Exhaust Hood & Duct Lead Technician Job Description:

  • Lead team of 2-6 technicians in full kitchen exhaust system cleaning.
  • Clean/scrape/remove grease from surfaces included but not limited to kitchen exhaust systems, kitchen equipment, and other various kitchen surfaces.
  • Operates various types of hand tools/scrapers.
  • Operate various types of commercial cleaning equipment;such as pressure washers, water heaters, wet vacs.
  • Prepare sites for service (Cover equipment with plastic, wrap hoods, protect outlet, cover food).
  • Clean-up sites after service.
  • Drive work vans to and from job site.
  • May assist other hood techs/team leaders.

Work Environment:

  • Work in all weather conditions (outdoors and indoors), hot or cold.
  • Must be able to crawl into confined spaces.
  • Must be able to perform general physical activities and to lift 70 lbs repeatedly.
  • Job is cleaning grease off metal...grease will get on you during each shift.
  • Ability to climb up and down ladders is a must.
  • Fear of heights will not work in this job.
  • Scheduling flexibility required.
  • No set schedule each week (the schedule for the week comes out ahead of time, but the hours each day are NOT necessarily the same from week to week).
  • Full Time Position.
  • Primary 3rd shift job, mostly working nights.
  • Normal workweek is Sunday – Thursday.
  • Some Fri-Sat jobs.


  • 2 years experience leading teams of technicians or laborers, hood cleaning preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED, Bachelor’s preferred.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • Valid Driver’s License with no more than 1 moving violation in the past 3 years.
  • Authorized to work in US.
  • Speaks English and Spanish.


  • Paid vacation after 6 months, accrued for hours worked.
  • Performance Based Bonus Programs

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • Supervising small team of laborers - hood cleaning preferred: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)


  • English and Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)