Retail Service Technician II - Ames, IA #797

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Ames, IA, US, 50014

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #797 Outbased Ames, IA 50014  
Requisition: 128535 
Range Min: !20.00 
Shift: Daytime

Already a Kwik Trip Coworker?  Follow this link to apply:  myapps.kwiktrip.com 

Kwik Trip, Inc. operates Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Stop ‘N’ Go, Tobacco Outlet Plus, and Tobacco Outlet Plus Grocery Stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois with over 30,000 coworkers companywide.  Join our team as a Retail Service Technician II where you would be responsible for various inspections and preventive and corrective maintenance on Kwik Trip’s store facilities and equipment.  This includes, but is not limited to all small appliances, HVAC-R equipment, carwashes, security equipment, and all petroleum related equipment.  All inspections must be completed and documented in accordance to state and federal guidelines.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and repair problems related to equipment as required
  • Recommend modifications and replacement of equipment
  • Inspect all fuel equipment and accurately document inspection results per state and federal requirements
  • Communicate any site issues via the Store Engineering Service Desk for work orders to be issued
  • Troubleshoot problems and resolve non-routine maintenance and repair issues on all equipment
  • Create records of planned and completed maintenance.



  • 40% profit sharing
  • Company provided vehicle and tools
  • Get paid from your door to your door
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Footwear allowance
  • Prescription Safety Glasses allowance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Personal Protective Equipment supplied
  • Effective support network
  • Bonus program
  • Extra compensation for on call responsibilities
  • Starts at $20.00 / hour


Qualifications:  Candidates must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D.; minimum 1 year of similar work experience; ability to read and comprehend state and federal regulations; knowledge of safety procedures for Kwik Trip, Inc. to provide a safe environment for customers and co-workers; basic knowledge of small appliances, HVAC-R, car wash, security equipment, petroleum, and electrical circuits. Additional qualifications include:

  • Ability to implement and execute plans
  • Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to details and effectively work independently without supervision
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Prior experience using Maximo software or the ability to learn Maximo

Valid driver’s license and a good driving record; currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Class “B” fuel owner/operator license and corresponding certificates.  Candidate must currently reside or be willing to relocate to the Ames, IA area.


Physical requirements:  frequently stand/walk up to 8+ hours; lift up to 75 pounds; bend/squat/twist and stoop/kneel/crouch frequently; grasp/pinch/grip frequently; work in a variety of weather temperatures/conditions. 


Work Schedule:  40-50 hours per week.  Typically, Monday through Friday daytime hours; however, you will have on call responsibilities including evening and weekend shifts as needed.


Deadline to apply is November 5th, 2021




Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating coworkers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our coworkers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of co-workers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Function: Installation - Maint - Repair; Customer Service; Entry Level; Facilities; General Labor; Restaurant - Food Service; Retail; Skilled Labor - Trades

Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Engineer, Service Desk, Technology, Retail, Engineering, Customer Service