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HVAC Technician Overview

HVAC technicians are professionals who work on residential and commercial HVAC systems for temperature control and air quality. HVAC technicians perform a wide array of duties. They inspect and maintain HVAC systems along with running diagnostic tests to identify the source of any issues. They also install HVAC systems according to design specifications and connect systems to water lines, fuel lines and air ducts. HVAC technicians work in factories, schools, homes, hospitals and office buildings. Some travel to several locations for daily service calls while others are assigned a specific job site for the day. The majority of HVAC technicians work full-time; however, during peak heating and cooling seasons, most perform service at irregular hours or overtime. Many technicians work for HVAC contractors, but about 10 percent are self-employed. Similar maintenance jobs include positions such as HVAC mechanics.

Educational Requirements for HVAC Technician Jobs

With HVAC systems becoming more sophisticated, most employers prefer workers with a completed apprenticeship or post-secondary education. Instruction to become an HVAC technician can be attained at community colleges, trade schools or technical schools. Programs last from six months to two years depending on whether it's a certificate program or an associate degree program.

Outlook for Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning Technician Jobs

According to statistics, HVAC technician jobs are projected to grow at a healthy rate of 21 percent through 2022. This growth rate is much higher than many other industries. The need for sophisticated climate-control systems in residential and commercial construction will fuel the job market for certified technicians. With the increased emphasis on pollution reduction and energy-efficiency, technicians will be in demand for HVAC upgrades and retrofits.

HVAC Technician Salaries

Apprentices earn about half of what experienced HVAC technicians do. As they gain skills, apprentices receive periodic raises. Statistics reveal that the average annual wage for HVAC technicians is $44,000. The lower 10 percent earn $27,000, and the upper 10 percent earn more than $68,000.

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Commercial Refrigeration and HVAC Technician / Replacement Installer Maxwell Service Group is a Commercial Refrigeration Service Company. We specialize in the service and replacement of a wide variety of HVAC and commercial equipment. Our diverse customer and equipment service base keeps us busy year round and we have never had any layoffs. Maxwell is a very stable company which has been in busin...
Do you want to work for a company that…. ..has been an industry leader for over 25 years! ..has experience double-digit growth! ..values and rewards its’ employees! Due to growth, we are seeking an experienced HVAC Service Technicianfor the King of Prussia area. At Sila Heating & Air Conditioning we are proud to offer: Competitive hourly salary based upon experience – up 100k Income potentia...
Job Summary: Responsible for working from blueprints and drawings in an effort to assemble, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, and maintain HVAC fixtures, apparatus, equipment, and wiring. Examples of equipment installed and maintained are motors, refrigerants, pneumatics, motor starters, circuit breakers, and CRAC units. Essential Job Duties: 1. Perform all work functions specified i...
Chief Engineer - HVAC (La Verne) Position: Chief Engineer Job Summary: HVAC Chief Engineer (journeyman) will be required to perform skilled work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment systems. The Chief Engineer, technician will install, diagnose, inspect, repair, and maintain and service a wide variety of mechanical equipment. The ch...
Job Description Zachry Industrial, Inc. is currently seeking an HVAC Technician to work in their San Antonio location. The HVAC technician will be responsible for performing skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation and alteration of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and related equipment. This person will also be responsible for...
Expanding Geothermal Company in West Chester is seeking a lead HVAC Technician with at least 5+ years experience. Service calls and trouble shooting skills are necessary. Able to coordinate, preform service and installation, complete change outs of boilers, furnaces and geothermal units. Current drivers license and appropriate HVAC related certifications are required. We are willing to train for G...
Looking for mid-level journeyman or journey level HVAC service technician and/or installer to work in a residential and light commercial professional environment. I am retail service provider and not a new construction contractor. Customer service is the cornerstone of my business. Honesty, integrity and pride is a requirement of any of my employees. I will provide a relaxed work environment. Ther...
About Us Dairy Equipment Service, Maintenance and Installation Responsibilities • Working on commercial refrigeration chiller and in tank cooling • Travel to worksites in company provided vehicle • Installing and Repairing refrigeration systems Education • Program completed in HVAC technology • College Diploma, mechanical engineering technology or related field • Associate's Degree, mecha...
Responsibilities: Under the direction of an engineer, the research refrigerants lab technician is expected to prepare and test commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and components. Recommends and develops variations in problem-solving approaches. Plans some project activities and design laboratory experiments. Carries out laboratory procedures and collects, compiles, and interp...
LEARN A TRADE WHICH OFFERS WORLDWIDE OPPORTUNITY Are you dependable and conscientious? Do you like fixing things and do you enjoy a challenge? Are you enthusiastic and do you like people? Can you work independently yet be part of a team? Are you a positive person and do you see the glass as half full? Do you have a clean criminal & driving record and are you drug free? Prominent Maryland Metro Ar...
REQUIREMENTS:Demonstrated technical aptitude. Able to use hand and power tools (i.e. drills, saws, etc.). Basic computer skills required. Attention to detail. Good informing and listening skills. Depending on location, the mounting and termination of low voltage devices may have special licensing requirements. Two years experience in installing electronic and/or mechanical systems. Demonstrated kn...
Job Purpose: Maintains environmental conditions by installing and maintaining heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment; maintaining records. Duties: * Organizes work by studying work orders, diagrams, specifications, drawings, and blueprints; gathering required materials. * Establishes environmental systems by mounting, installing, fabricating, or connecting compressors, condensers...
Summary/Objective As a representative for our company, you will be responsible for assisting with troubleshooting, diagnostics, repairs on buildings, industrial systems and maintenance equipment for assigned facilities, with an emphasis on HVAC electrical maintenance and repairs. Essential Functions 1. Inspects/Repair HVAC equipment and facilities for proper operation and working condition; mai...
Company Confidential Buffalo, NY, 14240
HVAC TECHNICIAN Position reports to the Northern New York Area Maintenance Superintendent. The present area of responsibility is 80 +/- service stations around the Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse New York areas.Make any and all repairs and/or adjustments to Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning equipment including preventative maintenance Service, repair, install, inspect and maintain equipmen...
HC143425: Houston Admiral Houston , TX See Below to Apply Now hiring experienced HVAC Technicians, Lead Installers, and helpers for immediate hire. Pay based on experience. Full benefits after one year. Best pay of all HVAC company's in Houston. Call 281-380-6793...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Journeyman HVAC Technician Mountain View, CA Full-Time $45,000 - $80,000 Apply Apply Journeyman HVAC Technician Mountain View, CA Full-Time $45,000 - $80,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Journeyman HVAC Technician with automatic controls experience, please read on! This position is for a Jour...
Company Confidential New Whiteland, IN, 46184
Looking for experienced HVAC technicians and install techs. We are offering competitive pay, take home trucks and spiff bonuses. Must have 3-5 years experience minimum and a valid drivers license. Must be able to work 40+ hours a week and some weekends. Personal tools are a plus but may make exceptions if applicable. Also plumbing experience is a bonus. Contact for immediate interviews. Serious in...
HVAC Technician with 5 year plus experience HVAC TECHNICIAN with 5+ years experience residential / light commercial installation technician. Must have a valid clean driver’s license. Competitive salary with benefits, paid holidays, vacation. Send resume to *****...
Position Summary HVAC Technician will perform skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation and alteration of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and related equipment. Essential Duties Perform preventative maintenance and routine servicing of equipment. Inspect, troubleshoot, modify and repair HVAC/R equipment. Calibrate systems, d...

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