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Trane Technologies HVAC Installation Apprentice - Richmond, VA in Ashland, Virginia

HVAC Installation Apprentice - Richmond, VA

Ashland VA 10408 Lakeridge, Ashland, Virginia, United States


Requisition # 2101864

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Why Trane Is The Best Company for Installation Technicians:

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

  • 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

Our Richmond area Trane office is looking for an Installation Apprentice to join our Team. In this position you will be responsible assisting the Turnkey Installation Team in the installation, commissioning, diagnosis, repair, and start-up of HVAC systems, utilizing knowledge of air conditioning theory, pipe fitting, air distribution, controls and mechanical layouts.

  • Responsible for planning, analyzing and timely completion of assigned projects and activities.

  • Uses a variety of hand tools, along with interpreting construction drawings, plans, and specifications, in order to mount, hang, fit, and install equipment and systems.

  • Ensures compliance with internal contracting processes.

  • Performs site surveys, replacements, modifications and start-up as needed or requested by customers.

  • Prepares for on-site installation and repairs by examining building layout, anticipating difficulties, gathering materials and coordinating on-site work, as necessary.

  • Maintains assigned stock of inventory, company equipment, and documents to all related activities.

  • Provides training and follow-up training at customer site.

  • Provides sales leads to appropriate personnel.

  • Documents work by completing paperwork on each job, including daily time, progress, and duration; and maintaining files.

  • Records parts, material, labor, and other cost data per assignment and returns unused resources.

  • Turns in all required paperwork and reports in a timely manner.

  • Represents the company by serving as a direct customer contact.

  • Communicates with customers and their representatives, including building owners, subcontractors, and field support staff.

  • Identifies equipment to order for installation, and assists in determining schedule of need.

  • Keeps current on Trane products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair of mechanical systems.

  • Provides technical support to customers on assigned projects.

  • Maintains vehicles by keeping records of service manuals, scheduling, completed repairs and maintenance service.

  • Maintains tools and equipment by inspecting for signs of wear.

  • Regular travel requirements with occasional overnight stays within the territory.


  • A High School Diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years of experience in HVAC Installation; or equivalent combination of education (Technical School) and experience is required.

  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required.

  • 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 in the previous 5 years.

  • 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.).

  • This position requires working in diverse conditions including but not limited to mechanical equipment rooms with exposure to noisy operating equipment, exposure to extreme weather conditions, precarious places, and risk of electrical shock (high voltage).

  • This position is highly physical and requires regular use of hands, fingers, walking, stooping, and kneeling. It requires employees to regularly lift and or move up to 10 lbs, frequently lift and or move up to 40 lbs and occasionally lift and or move more than 40 lbs.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.