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Apprentice Controls Technician

Company: Trane Technologies
Location: Louisville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

At - and through our businesses including and , we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what's possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.Why Trane Technologies Is The Best Company for Controls Technician Apprentices:

  • Trane is recognized worldwide as the brand standard for HVAC and Building Controls Systems
  • Trane is committed to your safety and has a world class safety program with continuous training for their associates
  • Highly competitive and comprehensive total compensation program including total cash compensation, benefits, holiday and vacation
  • Dedicated to a military friendly environment (Veterans are highly encouraged to apply)
  • Unlimited opportunities for career development and promotions
  • Determined focus to be the employer of choice in our industry (we want to be the company where everyone wants to work)
  • World Class continuing education, featuring Manufacturer (OEM) Level Training
  • Company-wide commitment to promoting a strong work/life balance
  • Organizational encouragement of community involvement and sustainability (green initiatives)
  • Late model, clean, and dependable company vehicle, high speed laptop, uniforms, and smart phone Job Summary:Assist controls/Energy Services/Service team in completing building automation and temperature control projects. This position is for an apprentice level controls technician that will provide support labor to an existing crew of field personnel while learning and demonstrating the skills and aptitude required for the controls industry. - As an apprentice level technician, this individual will be given opportunities to work on Direct Digital Control systems and components, executing point to point controller checkouts, terminal equipment startup and checkout, etc. while being exposed to various HVAC system and equipment types. Our apprentice level technicians will be given the opportunity to increase their knowledge, skills and experience required to excel as a Controls Technician. - During the first 6 months, apprentice level technicians are assigned a senior Technician Mentor that is an experienced controls technician to work with day to day and a Technician Coach to oversee the technicians' overall training plan. The mentor will have the primary responsibility for day-to-day workload for the intern and will oversee your performance while. - - -
    • Your work duties can include delivery of equipment and materials, on site labor assistance, and general duties as directed by the senior project manager resulting in completion of tasks and a learning experience for the employee.
    • Assist in startup and commissioning of unitary level controls
    • Support Mentor Technician in all tasks as assigned
    • Continuous on the job training while also completing self-study projects
      • Displays team effort and dedication to customer by maintaining flexibility to work overtime and weeks as the business requires, including occasional overnight stays. Qualifications:
        • A High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
        • Technical School or formal training is preferred.
        • Operating knowledge of Microsoft office software and working proficiency with handheld computer (i.e. Smartphone, iPad).
        • Must possess a valid driver's license for a minimum of 12 months, with no major or frequent traffic violations including, but not limited to:
          • DUI, Hit & Run, License Suspension, Reckless / Careless Driving or multiple smaller infractions or preventable collisions in the previous 3 years.
            • Previous experience with DDC controls system preferred. Additional Requirements and Environmental Exposure:
              • Must be able to safely and legally operate a vehicle using a seat belt
              • Must be able to wear helmets, safety goggles, fall protection harness and safety boots to safely perform job duties
              • Must be able to twist the trunk of your body 90 degrees in each direction
              • Must be able to squat and touch the floor with both hands
              • Must be able to reach your hands over your head
              • Must be able to stand on concrete surfaces for extended periods, routinely up to 4 hours
              • This position is highly physical and requires regular use of hands, fingers, walking, stooping, kneeling and climbing ladders. - It requires employees to regularly lift and or move up to 10 lbs. and frequently lift and/or move up to 40 lbs. (may occasionally lift and/or move more than 40 lbs. with special approval.)
              • Must be able to safely use a ladder with a 375 lb. total weight limit, while wearing equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
              • Must be able to maneuver access areas, as small as 30" vertical x 45" horizontal
              • Must be able to comfortably and routinely access rooftops with extension and/or fixed ladders at heights of 15' to 20', and occasionally, up to 50 feet +
              • This role may be exposed to variable weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, heights, risk of electrical shock, noisy operating equipment and other variable environmental conditions based on location We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

Keywords: Trane Technologies, Louisville , Apprentice Controls Technician, Professions , Louisville, Kentucky

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