HVAC-R Service Technicians

What Do HVAC-R Service Technicians Do?

HVAC-R technicians are vital in keeping people safe and buildings functional in the mountain states. These tradesmen and tradeswomen are responsible for regulating indoor environments by installing, repairing, and maintaining heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.

These technicians also make this region more energy efficient by replacing old, inefficient HVAC-R systems with new systems.

HVAC-R technicians work in a variety of settings and sectors, including:


United Association HVAC-R Training

The job functions of HVAC-R service technicians keep them in high demand. The United Association meets this demand with registered apprenticeship programs for aspiring HVAC-R service technicians. Men and women who desire to become journeymen HVAC-R technicians must go through this five-year training program.

Those who already have industry experience may be able to complete the training program in less time, depending on their skill set and level of experience and education.

Apprentice HVAC-R technicians have the opportunity to earn money as they learn the trade. They will be compensated with fair wages and benefits while they receive both their education and on-the-job training.

The majority of an apprentice’s training occurs on the job as they learn from highly skilled and experienced technicians. With the combination of work experience and classroom instruction at UA training centers, apprentices will become well-rounded HVAC-R technicians. All UA training center classes are taught by accredited instructors, ensuring that all apprentices become highly skilled, trained, and certified journeymen HVAC-R technicians.


Become a Union HVAC-R Service Technician

If you are considering a career in the HVAC-R industry, begin with a Mountain States Pipe Trades Association affiliated Local Union today. The MSPTA supports you from apprenticeship to full-fledged HVAC-R technician with fair wages, benefits, and continued training.

Join the MSPTA Today

If you are already an HVAC-R service technician, you should consider joining the Mountain States Pipe Trades Association to get the wages and benefits you deserve.

Join Us

Our Trades

Connect With Us