This job involves troubleshooting, diagnosing, repair, installation, servicing and maintenance of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and systems found in commercial buildings, hospitals, and supermarkets, industrial and manufacturing plants. This job requires climbing, bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, lifting and working in extreme temperature ranges. You may be required to work in high or enclosed spaces, and outside in various weather conditions.
Service technicians drive a company-supplied vehicle, use tools that are provided by the contractor and may be required to be on call for after work hours and weekend service calls. This job requires good communication skills, a neat appearance and a clean driving record. Service technicians must have a good understanding of electricity, science, refrigeration, heat transfer, and temperature control. Service applicants must successfully complete a 2-year day school course in residential and commercial HVAC/R service prior to applying for the service apprenticeship program. Service apprentices are granted one year of credit towards the 5-year program for the completion of the 2 years of HVAC technical college.
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and furnish transcripts
- Must be at least 18 years old
- Must be physically able to perform the work of the trades
Pipefitters Local 455
310 McKinsey Street
Mankato, MN 56001