What is it like working as a HVAC Service Technician?
HVAC Service Technician in Buffalo:
"Great people, bad company."
Pros: Co workers are really easy to get along with and senior techs ready to answer questions. Hours are long but flexible. Allowed to use work van essentially as personal vehicle. Diverse work experience.
Cons: Pay too for health insurance. Weekly contribute almost 13% of gross income to health care for a plan with a $1000 deductible. Wife will be added on policy in 2017 and premium will go up to almost 20%
Management coerces overtime from lowest paid employees and refuses overtime to higher paid employees.
Management tries to blame their mistakes on employees.
Little or no service training.
HVAC Service Technician in Pasadena:
"It is challenging and rewarding."
Pros: I am treated very well and will be the head of the service department.
Cons: I feel that I am worth more an hour and could do more work if there was more work provided.
HVAC Service Technician in Rutherfordton:
"Is this career worthwhile?"
Pros: Troubleshooting...making something work properly that was broken before.
Meeting new people, and seeing new places.
Working on a wide variety of equipment.
Cons: Dusy, moldy, muddy, trashy, bug infested Residential crawlspaces.
Cramped, Blistering hot, insulation filled attics.
People who don't want to pay their bill.
HVAC Service Technician in Minneapolis:
"Love it, learn new things every single day."
Pros: Being able to make the person happy by fixing what ever had broke down. Working with my hands and being able to get the job done.
Cons: Plumbing is something I did not think I would be doing.
HVAC Service Technician in Henderson:
Pros: Helping people feel more comfortable with the environment at home and gaining more proficiency in my skill!
Cons: Not being paid appropriately while being the main employee within my company and never getting the spiff sheets repeatedly promised.