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HVAC/R Retro Fit Installer

Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted:
ReqID: 23-VN8718


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 from $20-$40/hour DOE

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

  • Competitive pay including a quarterly bonus plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(K) match
  • Life insurance, AD&D and long-term disability
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 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
  • Pet Insurance
  • Legal Plan, and ID Theft Protection


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. 


Unload, verify deliveries and install HVAC equipment, such as package AC, curb adapters, split systems, air handlers, duct work, including grease duct, etc., in accordance with project requirements and under direction of a senior technician.  

Perform all assigned work in a safe and responsible manner. Use layout, hand and powered 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. 

Maintain clean and professional jobsites/work areas at all time. 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. 


Education or experience equivalent to a High school diploma, GED,  completion from trade program or technical school. 

 EPA Required

1+ years of experience in the construction, refrigeration, HVAC, or other related industry/trade preferred. 

Ability to operate a scissor lift or forklift preferred. 

Proficient in soldering, brazing and MIG welding. 

Knowledge of jobsite safety, ability to perform work in accordance with safe work practices and rules. 

Ability to use basic layout, hand and power tools including drills, fuel gas tools, electrical meters and measurement tools, etc. 

Knowledge of AC system and refrigeration cycle functioning; HVAC equipment airflow requirements; electricity, voltage and color codes; duct work codes and seismic bracing codes; different HVAC controls; smart T-stats, etc. 

Proficient in reading and understanding abbreviations and basic information of plan sets, as well as customer specifications 

Ability to work in a variety of working conditions, including scaling ladders to various heights, outdoors in hot/cold temperatures, in noisy environments, etc. 

Good driving record. 


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Work Environment 

This job typically operates in convenience stores, grocery stores, food service and/or construction environment with need to work at heights from ladders and/or Scissor lifts.Mechanical rooms can have elevated noise levels.The position regularly works near/with refrigeration/HVAC equipment that can expose the workers to extreme cold from refrigerant and high heat from brazing operations.This role routinely works in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust.These conditions require employee to use the correct PPE and safety work practices.

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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