HVAC Field Technician Apprentice

Seiberlich Trane Energy Services

General Info

Job Type: Full-Time

Minimum Years of Experience Required: 2 Years

Minimum Years of Education Required: Trade/Vocational school

Salary Range: 17.00 to 21.00 / Hourly with overtime Available

Willing to Travel

Speciality: Commercial,Industrial,Institutional

Must be Authorized to Work in the US

Applicant must be enrolled or willing to be enrolled in an approved Apprentice Program.

Company Info

Seiberlich Trane Energy Services is a franchise of Trane, the global leader in both comfort and energy solutions. Seiberlich Trane Energy Services, voted as a Top Workplace in Delaware, is the leader in creating and sustaining comfortable, energy efficient buildings. The company specializes in professional energy services, state-of-the-art Building Automation Systems, the industry’s most comprehensive line of HVAC equipment, service and maintenance, turnkey contracting, parts, and training. Seiberlich Trane Energy Services provides building solutions designed to optimize operational efficiency, minimize energy spend, and maximize business profitability for our clients. At Seiberlich Trane Energy Services, we make buildings work better for life!

Seiberlich Trane Energy Services employs people of the highest caliber with a diversity of talents and interests. The Company seeks people who are not satisfied with just doing an acceptable job but instead who set personal standards that compel them to consistently exceed the expectations of others. The Company, in turn, is committed to providing a professionally attractive work environment, an opportunity for continuing personal development, and competitive economic rewards.

We have an associate community services committee that plans and executes six to eight community outreach projects per year. Some of the projects we have participated in during the past year include: Save the Dunes, RC&D Emergency Home Repair Project, Backpack donations for a local elementary school, Winter Coat Donations for a local school, Dress for Success, DE Mud Run, Sunday Breakfast Mission, Special Olympics and Cancer Walk. Our associates bring ideas to the committee, which in turn determines if the company can get involved at the time. If decided that we can, the committee develops a marketing and execution strategy for success of the initiative. Each year the community outreach initiatives change so that we can get support a variety of different nonprofit organizations and learn more about how we can make a difference in our community as an organization.

Job Description

Responsible for assisting HVAC Field Technicians in the installation and repair of environmental control systems, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, control systems, pipe fitting, and structural layouts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists in servicing products and equipment on assigned projects and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Uses a variety of hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications, to mount, assemble, troubleshoot and repair units.

Uses power tools and computers.

Identifies, analyzes, and repairs equipment, instruments and products at a customers location.

Performs preventive maintenance, site surveys, installations, and modifications as needed or requested by customers, HVAC Field Technicians, or Field Technician Supervisors.

Maintains stock of inventory, company equipment, and documents all service-related activities (including report writing).

Determines parts to order for repairs and timeliness of need.

Performs vehicle maintenance, as necessary.

Delivers parts to job sites, as necessary.

Regular travel requirements with occasional overnight travel.

Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associates degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school with a certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Valid drivers license

EPA approved Universal Technician Certification

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, use hands to finger, reach, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires working outdoors, in mechanical/equipment rooms and possible extreme weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and heavy equipment. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock (high voltage); and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Retirement Benefit

Disability Insurance


Seiberlich Trane offers a competitive compensation plan and lucrative benefits to its associates. Regularly, we evaluate our benefit offering to ensure that it provides the security our associates want. The items discussed in this brochure are subject to change to meet both our business and our associate’s needs.

Health and Welfare

We have a comprehensive benefit offering with First Health for medical, hospitalization, and prescription in addition to offering a dental plan. Seiberlich Trane also provides for their employees Flexible Spending Accounts, Life insurance, AD & D and an option to purchase LTD.


Seiberlich Trane encourages long range planning with its associates and provides a 401k plan to save for retirement. The Company will contribute five percent of the associate’s compensation for the year for all eligible associates.

Paid Leave

Our associates earn Paid Time Off that can be used for rest and relaxation, sick time that can be used for themselves or a family member. They can use it to attend a doctors appointment, a school conference, or to watch their child in a play or sporting event. There are ten paid holidays per year. Paid leave is also provided for jury/witness duty in addition to ensuring that our associates have the time they need for bereavement.

Training & Development

A significant part of our culture at Seiberlich Trane is to continuously offer opportunities for our associates to pursue personal and professional development. We continuously invest in the professional development of our associates and offer support in a variety of different ways. We provide opportunities for associates to attend conventions and seminars to keep abreast of new products and service offerings. Associates have the ability to attend Trane and other vendor training programs in various parts of the country whether it is on new equipment, new technology, or to develop skills on equipment that is new to the associate. We offer educational assistance and tuition reimbursement so that an associate may continue their education for personal development or to complete a degree or graduate program. We use TPC as one of our safety training tools and Skillport Learning Management System has enabled our associates to use valuable learning resources at work, home, or on the road. There are ten knowledge centers that have a tremendous number of courses that can be taken by our associates. Some of these courses offer continuing education credits and some offer college credits.

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