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Commercial HVAC/R Apprentice Installation

Location: East Syracuse, NY, United States
Date Posted:
ReqID: 23-VN8741


CoolSys is the parent company of market-leading operating businesses that provide a full spectrum of best-in-class service experiences and solutions to the retail, commercial, and industrial refrigeration, and HVAC industries. Our valued and dedicated employees are at the heart of our continued growth and success. We invite you to be part of that growth!

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), pex, copper linesets

  • 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.
  • Opportunities available NATIONWIDE!
  • State of the are training facility to invest in YOUR career growth.
  • Career growth – WE promote from within!
  • Industry leading healthcare package with 401(K) matching (50% up to 8%)
  • Consistent company growth with stability.
  • Competitive pay. $18-$22 per hour
  • Yearly performance appraisals.
  • Dispatched directly from home, company vehicle provided, and gas card.
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