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Start earning up to $26.00/hour and get a sign-on bonus (full-time only) with lots of perks, benefits, and other bonuses!

Silver Lining Hood Cleaners is looking to hire and train a Hood Cleaning Technician. There are part-time and full-time positions available, with flexible hours. Excellent job growth/advancement opportunities available with tiered pay raises through certification training, along with paid health insurance benefits, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, bonus pay incentives, and competitive wage increases. Not to mention all the other fun team activities we do throughout the year!

No experience required; on-the-job training will be provided. However, previous mechanical, electrical, HVAC, pressure washing, janitorial cleaning, or kitchen exhaust hood cleaning experience is a plus. This is primarily night work on Sunday through Thursday nights with hours that vary.

Technician must:

  • Have a valid Driver's License with a minimum of 3 years driving experience
  • Have personal transportation to and from our central office in SE Portland
  • Have a good driving record that passes our insurance company’s requirements
  • Be willing to drive a full-size company truck pulling a small cargo trailer to job sites
  • Have a working cell phone and respond promptly to all calls from management
  • Have a professional appearance
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check
  • Be dependable; able to show up on time, read and follow instructions
  • Be physically fit; able to climb ladders, able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. at times
  • Have excellent attention to detail, and be able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Be able to work flexible hours; nights, early mornings, and some weekends
  • Be able to work safely in both hot, cold, and/or inclement weather
  • Be able to complete work projects from start to finish with limited supervision
  • Be fluent in English; able to communicate well with customers and other team members
  • Be able to learn new procedures quickly to assist with the exhaust cleaning process

Job duties include:

  • The set-up and take-down of equipment including: hanging plastic sheeting, mixing chemicals, setting up ladders, wet/dry vacuums, pre-sprayers, garden hoses, and high-pressure hoses
  • Pre-scraping greasy buildup from affected areas of kitchen exhaust systems
  • Pressure washing the interior of kitchen exhaust systems (fans, ducts, and hoods)
  • Final clean-up in kitchens by wiping down the hoods, mopping up the floors, etc.
  • Digital photography of all work performed at each job
  • Independent completion of work projects with limited supervision
  • Reporting mechanical deficiencies of customer and/or company equipment to management
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of company tools, equipment, and vehicles each night

I certify that I have read and understand the job requirements listed above and meet them.
I also certify that, if hired, I can perform said duties and requirements.

I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I authorize you to make such investigations and inquiries of my personal, employment, educational, financial and other related matters as may be necessary for an employment decision. I hereby release employers, schools, or individuals from all liability when responding to inquiries in connection with my application.

In the event I am employed, I understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview(s) may result in discharge.