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HVAC Apprentice (Rental Services)

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Charlotte, NC

  • As a HVAC Apprentice on our Rental Services team, you will be primarily responsible for assisting HVAC Technicians in the daily maintenance, repair, operation and inspection of rental equipment, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, control systems, pipe fitting, and structural layouts. 

  • Trane offers you the opportunity to work directly for a leading manufacture giving you access to technical support, training on newest technology and comprehensive career paths with opportunity for growth.   

  • You must have the ability to comprehend rental modifications and application needs. In addition you will use, care, and operate heavy equipment such as forklifts, cranes and switcher trucks. 

  • You must be available to participate in an on-call rotation to support rental operations. It is essential that you be able to handle other situations that may be required to maintain a smooth and continuous operation of the facility. 

  • Finally you will function as a team member to help with project installations.  In this position you will establish & maintain a positive relationship with customers, vendors and co-workers through effective oral and written communication skills via phone, computer, and face to face. 

  • Responsible for supporting the Team Leader with rental fleet maintenance activities, safety/housekeeping, and job order fulfillment.

  • Represents the company with direct customer contact and under direction from the HVAC Technician, assists in servicing products and equipment on assigned projects and ensuring customer satisfaction.

  • Coordinates with HVAC Technician to ensure rental equipment preparation and readiness for customers and delivery of parts to job sites, as necessary.

  • In addition to helping with other duties at the depot, you may perform vehicle maintenance, as necessary.

  • Continually enforces safety to the highest standards and maintains security and accountability of company issued and procured assets by recording use, wear and conditions.

  • Displays team effort and dedication to customer by maintaining flexibility to work overtime and weeks as the business requires, including occasional overnight stays (20 to 25 % Travel).


  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.  Some experience in the HVAC industry; or education (Technical School) is preferred.

  • Experience with 480V/208V electricity and experience using a Multi Meter

  • LOTO (Lock out Tag out) Experience Required

  • Knowledge of pumps, Transformers and Testing to ensure operation

  • Cooling Tower Experience preferred

  • Experience Cleaning Condenser Coils preferred

  • Operating knowledge of Microsoft office software and working proficiency with hand held computer (i.e. Smartphone, iPad)

  • Universal EPA Certification Preferred

  • 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.

Company Description

At Trane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – including Trane® and Thermo 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.

Charlotte, NC

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