Appliance service companies often provide households with the installations and repairs that they need to use their clothes dryers, dish washers, microwave ovens, and other small and large appliances. Doing so requires maintaining a workforce of qualified professionals that can fix electric appliances and provide safe installation services. Not all of the employees at an appliance service company, however, necessarily have the same levels of skill.
Installing large appliances such as refrigerators requires a strong back, but it does not usually require a lot of training. Refrigerators, dryers, washers, and other household appliances are fairly easy to install for those who have had a little bit of training and possess the right types of tools. Appliance service companies therefore often use their less-experienced workers for this job. Depending on the size of the vehicle that the company owns, though, the employee might need a Class C driver's license.
Repair and maintenance technicians often have more training because they have to know how to spot malfunctioning parts and mechanical problems that could develop in the near future. Like the installers, they often travel to residential and commercial locations, so they might need Class C driver's licenses. Since these workers require more training and have more responsibility with replacement parts, repair tools, and fixing equipment that could create a dangerous situation if not repaired properly, these workers often command higher wages.
Some companies also have workers that focus on small kitchen appliances like microwaves. They expect their customers to bring malfunctioning kitchen equipment to them, so they do not need special driver's license. They do, however, still need specialized training to fix the equipment properly.