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HVAC Apprentice Service Technician - San Diego, CA
Trane Technologies     San Diego, CA 92108

At Trane Technologies ™ and through our businesses including Trane® ( and Thermo King® ( , we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

**Why Trane Technologies Is** **the** **Best Company for HVAC Field Technician Apprentices:**

+ Trane is recognized worldwide as the brand standard for HVAC and Building Controls Systems

+ Highly competitive and comprehensive total compensation program including total cash compensation, benefits, holiday and vacation

+ Dedicated to a military friendly environment (Veterans are highly encouraged to apply)

+ Unlimited opportunities for career development and promotions

+ Determined focus to be the employer of choice in our industry (we want to be the company where everyone wants to work)

+ World Class continuing education, featuring Manufacturer (OEM) Level Training

+ Company-wide commitment to promoting a strong work/life balance

+ Organizational encouragement of community involvement and sustainability (green initiatives)

+ Late model, clean, and dependable company vehicle, high speed laptop, and smart phone

**Job Summary** **:**

As a HVAC Field Technician Apprentice, you will be primarily responsible for assisting HVAC Field Technicians in the installation and repair of environmental control systems, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, control systems, pipe fitting, and structural layouts. Trane Technologies affords you the opportunity to work directly for a leading manufacture giving you access to technical support, training on newest technology and comprehensive career paths with opportunity for growth. In this position you will establish & maintain a positive relationship with customers, vendors and co-workers through effective oral and written communication skills via phone, computer, and face to face. You will perform scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance, inspections, site surveys, and service requests including replacement, and modifications of equipment or systems as needed or requested by customers. Responsible for assisting and learning end to end testing, starting up, commissioning, and servicing on assigned projects.

+ Represents the company by learning to serve as the direct customer contact and is responsible for servicing products and equipment on assigned projects, ensuring customer satisfaction by identifying, examining, diagnosing and repairing equipment and systems at customer’s location.

+ Coordinates with supervising field technician/project manager and customer to precisely understand requirements for all on-site installation and repairs by forecasting issues, gathering materials and synchronizing on-site work.

+ Uses cutting edge software and technology, along with a variety of hand-tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications, to diagnose and repair units.

+ Continually enforces safety to the highest standards and maintains security and accountability of company issued and procured assets by recording use, wear and conditions.

+ Displays team effort and dedication to customer by maintaining flexibility to work overtime and weekends as the business requires, including occasional overnight stays.

**Qualifications** **:**

+ A High School Diploma or equivalent, or certificate of completion from an accredited technical school is required. Prefer 2 plus years of experience in HVAC. Technical School or formal training is preferred.

+ Operating knowledge of Microsoft office software and working proficiency with hand held computer (i.e. Smartphone, iPad).

+ Must possess a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 12 months, with no major or frequent traffic violations including, but not limited to:

+ DUI, Hit & Run, License Suspension, Reckless / Careless Driving or multiple smaller infractions or preventable collisions in the previous 3 years.

+ EPA Certification Preferred (e.g. HVAC Journeyman, Boiler Operator, Gas Installer etc.).

**Base Pay Range: $21-$30 / hour**

Disclaimer: This base pay range is based on US national averages. Actual base pay could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed.

**Additional Requirements and Environmental Exposure:**

+ Must be able to safely and legally operate a vehicle using a seat belt.

+ Must be able to wear helmets, safety goggles, fall protection harness and safety boots to safely perform job duties.

+ Must be able to twist the trunk of your body 90 degrees in each direction.

+ Must be able to squat and touch the floor with both hands.

+ Must be able to reach your hands over your head.

+ Must be able to stand on concrete surfaces for extended periods, routinely up to 4 hours.

+ This position is highly physical and requires regular use of hands, fingers, walking, stooping, kneeling and climbing ladders. It requires employees to regularly lift and or move up to 10 lbs. and frequently lift and/or move up to 40 lbs. (may occasionally lift and/or move more than 40 lbs. with special approval.)

+ Must be able to safely use a ladder with a 375lb total weight limit while wearing equipment weighing up to 50lbs.

+ Must be able to maneuver access areas, as small as 30” vertical x 45” horizontal.

+ Must be able to comfortably and routinely access rooftops with extension and/or fixed ladders at heights of 15’ to 20’, and occasionally, up to 50+ feet.

+ This role may be exposed to variable weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, heights, risk of electrical shock, noisy operating equipment and other variable environmental conditions based on location.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

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