Job Description

Our company is HOODZ of Downtown Chicago and we've been cleaning kitchen exhaust systems at NIGHT in restaurants across Chicagoland for 10 years.

We currently have 5 crews and are expanding to a 6th crew.

We are hiring for our Helper Tech position which does NOT require experience, we train on the job.

The Helper Tech position involves helping our Lead Tech get the job done with big emphasis on wiping down stainless steel hood after the Lead Tech has pressure washed it and then mopping the floor. Helper Tech will learn to spray also!

We usually clean 1-2 restaurants/night (while they are closed) and work Sunday - Thursday night (approx 8pm-8am).

This job is different because it is at night and:

  • the job is fast paced (never watching the clock)
  • we reward and promote top performing employees
  • we drive company van to each job so there is "windshield time"
  • we provide on the job training

Skills / Requirements


  1. Must have valid driver's license
  2. Have transportation to and from work
  3. Pass 7 year background check (felonies/violent misdemeanors) 
  4. Pass a drug test
  5. No outstanding warrants
  6. Work in small/tight areas (wiping down inside of restaurant hood)
  7. Lift 100 pounds
  8. Work on feet for 10 hrs at a time
  9. Work on knees for 30 minutes at a time
  10. Must be able to squat and lift 50 pounds
  11. Must be able to climb ladder

Important Notes

Entry level Helper Techs should expect to earn $550+/wk starting out with an opportunity for advancement.

Lead Techs earn $600-$750+/wk.