HVAC Service Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a HVAC Service Technician?

HVAC Service Technician in Buffalo:
"Life as a hvac tech."
Don't expect a lot of time off, especially if your the only tech employed by your company, like me. Long hrs. And minimum pay that's what you have to look forward to. It does have good times to though, especially after you fix someone's heat, and you get a 20 dollar tip. Best of luck to you I was just out this morning putting a heat exchanger in a carrier rooftop unit and froze in the lovely 0 wind chill.

HVAC Service Technician in Phoenix:
"Plenty of work for what we do."
Pros: Plenty of work.
Cons: Hot.

HVAC Service Technician in Modesto:
Pros: The job entails something new everyday. It's not like my past job where I'm doing the same thing day in and day out.
Cons: I don't believe I'm getting enough Experience. I would prefer 40 hours a week.

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 San Diego:
Pros: That it is a good trade that many people don't have.
Cons: Manager does not give feedback and needs to give raises.

HVAC Service Technician in Fullerton:
"The long hours. Other company pay scales."
Study, learn, go to classes, get certified in many courses, work hard and safe, drive safe, learn customer service, learn to read schematics.

HVAC Service Technician in Bronx:
Pros: The freedom the traveling repairing system.
Cons: To much work for yo little pay.