HVAC Apprentice Technician

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration

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New Orleans, LA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Company Overview

Lennox National Account Services (NAS), wholly owned by Lennox International, a 120+ year old company and a world leader in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. NAS is a major, national player in the Commercial Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) maintenance and service industry.


We have 100+ offices throughout the continental United States and are still growing and expanding. In the next 5 years we will double the number of Branch Offices and significantly increase annual revenue. In order to so we need good people like you, who want to grow and learn. We consistently offer the best of both to all our employees. We are an equal opportunity employer (EEOC).


What's in it for you?

  • Competitive Pay with weekly payroll
  • Overtime available to increase earnings potential
  • Company paid vacation, personal days & holidays
  • Company vehicle, phone, PPE and uniforms provided
  • Ongoing training and development with nationwide opportunities


For information regarding our impressive benefits package, please visit our website at: LII Benefits.  We have matching 401(k), comprehensive health and wellness, perks and discounts, pet insurance, free subscriptions and much more!  Note: benefits may vary depending on the position and are subject to change.

Job Description


Job Description:

This is an entry level opportunity for that individual looking to jump start their career. NAS employees are our most important assets. They are productive, challenged, well trained, promoted, and well compensated.

This technician performs field activities associated with supporting the installation, maintenance, and servicing of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for commercial customers.


Duties include: 

  • Assist with on-site preventative maintenance, routine repair and calibration after installation.
  • Uses technical abilities to maintain systems.
  • Works in a team-based environment to share information and workload while ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Must work in a safe manner on a daily basis and ensure that all safety measures are taken at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Flexibility to work overtime, on-call and weekends required.


Physical Requirements:

Technicians install, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on commercial, rooftop HVAC units. This work is often done independently. As such, Technicians must be able to safely:

  • Get themselves and necessary tools/equipment onto the rooftop – typically via fixed/extension ladder
  • Work at heights
  • Load and unload tools/equipment from work van
  • Lifting occasionally up to 75lbs.
  • Lifting to shoulder and overhead occasionally up to 25 lbs.
  • Push/pull wheeled cart up to 150 lbs.
  • Climb ladder up to roof height
  • Extend reach overhead in a repetitive motion.





  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • HVAC Trade school graduate strongly preferred achieving 3.5 GPA and excellent attendance
  • 1+ years in mechanical support role, some hands on HVAC experience preferred
  • EPA Certification- Type I & Type II or Universal Preferred
  • NATE certification a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Moderate lifting (up to 90 pounds)
  • Technical aptitude to perform maintenance, service, and troubleshoot equipment
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Good Electrical and Mechanical Diagnostic Skills
  • Ability to complete repairs and required paperwork
  • Ability to work independently and self-schedule
  • Self-motivated to complete assigned tasks within time constraints
  • Driven to succeed and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Periodically ‘on call’ for service coverage
  • Must be willing to relocate to another part of country once training is completed
  • Local travel may be required 



Here at Lennox, we believe that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our goal is to build workplaces that reflect the communities where we live and work, support the growth and development of each team member as they strive to reach their full potential, and empower them to be their authentic selves. Lennox is an equal opportunity employer.