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Commercial HVAC/R Apprentice Installation

Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted:
ReqID: 23-VN8388


With over 150 years of experience, CoolSys is the market-leading indoor environment solutions company. Our full spectrum of best-in-class services includes HVAC & refrigeration installations, remodels, service & maintenance; and energy solutions, including controls and lighting. CoolSys serves customers in the retail, commercial, food service, educational, healthcare, and industrial markets. Headquartered in Southern California, CoolSys has more than 2,000 highly trained, field-based service and installation experts, serving more than 45,000 customer locations across North America daily.

We are a large company serving many unique customers – because of this, we provide job stability and long-term opportunity for career growth. We invest in our technicians by offering:

  • Ongoing Education & Training
  • Exposure to a Large Variety of Projects
  • Industry-leading Benefit Packages
  • Advanced support and tools designed to improve your workflow
  • Pay range $17.69-$35.38 DOE

We understand that hiring great people in the field is the foundation of everything we do. Our employee benefits packages include:

  • Paid online training and state-of-the-art training facility to invest in YOUR career growth 
  • Opportunities available nationwide
  • Employee discounts on vehicles, hotels, theme parks, select cell phone bills and so much more
  • Legal Plan, and ID Theft Protection


The Apprentice (HVAC or Refrigeration) provides support to an installation team by completing tasks in a safe, prompt, accurate, and professional manner and following customer specifications, applicable building code and proper piping practices.


  • Install equipment, in accordance with project requirements and under direction of a senior technician:
    • Apprentice – HVAC: air handler drains, piping for split systems, overhead duct hangers and duct work, etc.
    • Apprentice – Refrigeration: display case drains, walk in box drains, overhead hangers, and piping, etc.
  • Perform all assigned work in a safe and responsible manner. Use power and hand tools, powered vehicles, machinery, and PPE as directed and required by Source, customer, and contract policy.
  • Escalate problems and concerns (safety, quality of work, etc.) to on-site senior technicians or project managers promptly.
  • Always maintain clean and professional jobsites/work areas. Properly store, disassemble, or remove all spare and waste materials created on assigned jobsites.
  • Provide assistance and support to senior technician/s on a job.
  • Carry out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical, and professional manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Fit, weld and install Black iron pipe. Fabricate and install custom steel and all cold storage items.
  • Installation of all types of piping including Victaulic (grooved), threaded piping, PVC, copper (brazing or pro-press), apex, copper line sets


  • Education or experience equivalent to a High school diploma, GED, or completion from trade program or technical school.
  • 1+ years of experience in the construction, refrigeration, HVAC, or other related industry/trade preferred.
  • Ability to operate a scissor lift or forklift preferred.
  • Knowledge of jobsite safety, ability to perform work in accordance with safe work practices and rules.
  • Ability to use basic power and hand tools including drills, fuel gas tools, electrical meters, measurement tools, etc.
  • Ability to be punctual and dependable.
  • Ability to work in a variety of working conditions, including scaling ladders to various heights, outdoors in hot/cold temperatures, in noisy environments, etc.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations including fractional addition/subtraction, multiplication, division, and measurements.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate timely, clearly, and concisely.
  • Ability to work constructively in a team environment and follow instructions from senior technician.
  • Ability to understand and follow all company policies and procedures and all applicable State and Federal laws.
  • Good driving record.

Today, there are 22 different companies that make up the CoolSys family of brands. When you join CoolSys, you join a nationwide network of the country's best and most highly trained techniciansOur valued employees are at the heart of our continued growth and success. We invite you to be part of that growth!

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Coolsys is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including all ages, colors, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment background screening (criminal and MVR) and drug testing (including for marijuana) are required for all positions. Coolsys will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal law, state law, or local ordinance.

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