VRF Service Apprentice - Portland, OR

Employer: Johnson Barrow

Job Description:
VRF SERVICE APPRENTICE

Johnson Barrow is a commercial HVAC Manufacturers Rep Firm that is hiring apprentice or journeymen HVAC technicians with some experience or knowledge of VRF equipment. This position is the perfect opportunity for residential technicians to break into the commercial HVAC field. Extensive factory training will be provided with the goal of creating expert VRF startup and service technicians. VRF technology is a fast-growing field within HVAC, and this is a great opportunity for ambitious and enthusiastic individuals. JB offers stable hours, occasional overtime, and no on-call rotation!
Johnson Barrow has been an innovative key player of the HVAC industry in the Pacific Northwest for over 50 years. We currently represent over 50 manufacturers and commit our energy and resources towards the common goal of providing quality service for our customers and manufacturers. The service technician role is vital to the success of Johnson Barrow due to the direct interaction with our customers. We’re looking for individuals that can exceed expectations and help us to maintain our reputation by providing quality service and standing above competitors.
We are a strong, growing company that provides a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) w/ matching, reimbursement for gym memberships and Costco memberships and a wonderful culture.
Our service technicians are provided a company service vehicle, ipad, cell phone, laptop, and all tools required to complete their daily work.

Job Duties
 Perform installation support, startups, and ongoing service on new commercial HVAC equipment
 Perform warranty repairs on new equipment
 Document daily work by completing work order tickets and startup paperwork on each job
 Provide technical support to customers on site or remotely
 Work directly with mechanical contractors, building engineers, service companies, and controls technicians to integrate new equipment into existing or new facilities
 Represent JB by serving as a direct customer contact
 Keep current with manufacturers' products and related installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair requirements
Preferred Skills
 Low Voltage Electrical License or Trainee Card
 Experience with multiple facets of the HVAC industry
 Experience with standard refrigeration tools.
 Experience with VRF systems.
 Customer interfacing/ communication skills
 Analytical Problem Solving Skills
 Ability to work with a team and independently
 A positive, customer focused attitude
Preferred Qualifications
 1+ years of HVAC service technician experience or relevant education
 Mechanical and technical aptitude
 Ability to drive a company vehicle
 Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
 Ability to climb ladders and stairs on a regular basis

Contact Person:
Phone:
Email: jfagan@jbarrow.com
Location: Portland, OR
Application Method: Email Julie Fagan: jfagan@jbarrow.com
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 09, 2023

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