Rodenhiser Plumbing Heating and Air HVAC Install Apprentice in Holliston, Massachusetts

The HVAC installation apprentice is responsible for helping to accurately install HVAC equipment in residential and/or commercial structures. Ideal candidates will have some knowledge of HVAC equipment, codes, and proper installation procedures, be self motivated and willing to learn.

Responsibilities include helping to:

  • Replace any heating, air conditioning, or refrigeration equipment or complete systems.

  • Install new duct systems in remodeled rooms or buildings.

  • Test electrical circuits and components for continuity, using electrical test equipment.

  • Test pipe or tubing joints and connections for leaks, using a pressure gauge or soap-and-water solution.

  • Join pipes or tubing to the equipment and to the fuel, water, or refrigerant source in order to form a complete circuit.

  • Lay out and connect electrical wiring between the controls and equipment according to the wiring diagram, using an electrician’s hand tools.

  • Obtain and maintain required certifications.

  • Install, connect, and adjust thermostats, humidistats, and timers, using hand tools.

  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies, and procedures, including safety procedures and the maintenance of a clean work area.

  • Inspect and test systems to verify compliance with plans and specifications and to detect and locate malfunctions.

Duties:

  • Knowledge of HVAC codes and proper application; knowledge of proper electrical and HVAC safety.

  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with internal and external customers.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, customer-focused work environment; ability to balance workload with technicians’ and customers’ needs.

  • Ability to establish rapport with customers.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion with information.

  • Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Must have strong math skills.

  • Ability to utilize common-sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral, or diagrammed instructions.

  • Ability to take timely action to effectively solve problems, using established policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • In the process of successful completion of a certified HVAC installation training program and/or apprenticeship.

  • Ability to learn from the lead technicians on each job