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    I hear ya. Im pretty close in the same situation...

    I hear ya. Im pretty close in the same situation as you. I tried looking in ct for about 2 months and now i dont even bother. Every company i tried was the same, no jobs, you need to already have...
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    The background check is all we really have to go...

    The background check is all we really have to go on about a person that isnt written by them. Clean background check is fine but when it starts getting a lot of flags thats an indication of the...
  3. Thread: LOOKING FOR JOB

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    Have you been going door to door?

    Have you been going door to door?
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    My friend is going through the same thing now...

    My friend is going through the same thing now with a felony and we have talked about this very issue before in threads. With any sort of felony it will be very hard to get a job in this field. ...
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    I see 2 things wrong with the site that would...

    I see 2 things wrong with the site that would make me question as to bother applying. Mind you at this point in my job search id apply anyway but not eveyone is me.

    The site is very basic. It...
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    Ive had a few companies pull that on me. They...

    Ive had a few companies pull that on me. They say its hourly at say 15 but what they were actually doing is breaking down a salary pay check into an hourly pay but only at 40 hours. Overtime wasnt...
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    Ive seen a few people get lucky. In this economy...

    Ive seen a few people get lucky. In this economy and job market nothing can hurt.
  8. Thread: Local 597 Score

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    You lucked out. Around here Youd be waiting...

    You lucked out. Around here Youd be waiting years at best.
  9. Thread: maintenance

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    Little more info please. Residential or...

    Little more info please.

    Residential or commercial?
    A/C, heat or combo?
    Location of units?
  10. Thread: Job interview ?

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    What did you answer to them? Did you get the job?

    What did you answer to them? Did you get the job?
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    Im right there with you OP. I havent really seen...

    Im right there with you OP. I havent really seen diddly in a long time. Now that im coming up on the end of my schooling its getting discouraging looking.
    Have you tried some of the...
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    I know in MA. its pretty much frowned upon due to...

    I know in MA. its pretty much frowned upon due to liability and lawsuits. We also have manditory health coverage and i think that plays a part in it as well.
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    Im having trouble too getting into commercial. It seems like around here you start in residential, stay for a few years then reset yourself to 1st year commercial stuff. Id love to be able to find a...
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    Agreed. I also bring at least some of my tools...

    Agreed. I also bring at least some of my tools with me to an interview and leave them in the car. I got a job offer simply because out of the 4-5 people there i was the only one who had the tools...
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    stay in school till you graduate to start. Try...

    stay in school till you graduate to start. Try to sell yourself out as a helper to a good company even if you do it for free. Maybe get a summer internship so you can learn out of school. Try not...
  16. Thread: sears ref. tech

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    Id stay away and i did too. Its probably good...

    Id stay away and i did too. Its probably good for a starter but at your experience itll hold you back.
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    Given the financial state sears holdings is in id...

    Given the financial state sears holdings is in id think twice about it. They have every reason to push you so hard to make money . I turned down there offer simply because i looked at the future...
  18. Thread: HVAC School?

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    Possibly the truth but it depends on the...

    Possibly the truth but it depends on the situation. If your like me and get paid to go, why not? Even if you dont get a job in hvac it helps alot in the maintence and facilities jobs. Youll learn...
  19. Thread: hvac jobs

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    Ya i noticed that when i replyed. I basically...

    Ya i noticed that when i replyed. I basically talked down there scammer services and gave better info. Hopefully mods will dwlete them and this thread before to many people click on it. I know i...
  20. Thread: hvac jobs

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    honestly unless the company is far away the best...

    honestly unless the company is far away the best way to find an hvac job is to go door to door. Search engines and especially craiglist generally dont work. You can try company websites for direct...
  21. Thread: HVAC School?

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    Your in the same exact position as me including...

    Your in the same exact position as me including probably the TAA tuition. I too came from factories and we probably have the same interests. I choose to go to school because it was free and im...
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    I guess it depends on were you live. In ma were...

    I guess it depends on were you live. In ma were i live i cant really touch plumbing or electrical before the disconnects. I believe in some states hvac does everything. It would only help me to...
  23. Thread: EPA

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    what are you going for? universal or one of the...

    what are you going for? universal or one of the lesser ones? Esco has the practice exams available online.
  24. Thread: Hvac job area

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    you may just have to suck it up and stay around...

    you may just have to suck it up and stay around were you are till you get some experience. With the way the economy is companies want to maximize there money so having a newbie wont have as much...
  25. Thread: Lennox NAS

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    Find out what your truck needs to make per...

    Find out what your truck needs to make per day/week. Get as much money from them upfront as possible. Make you you find out if they pay travel or not. My friend worked for them and they didnt pay...
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    When i look at an application im trying to get a...

    When i look at an application im trying to get a good idea of someone ive never meet that wants to work for/with me. All i really have to go by is this piece of paper, his word, my gut and what ever...
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    If its hard to give someone money before they...

    If its hard to give someone money before they even help you, imagine what happens when they do have your money!
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    The tests ive seen are basic wiring diagrams,...

    The tests ive seen are basic wiring diagrams, sub/super info and diagnos a simple problem. The only thing i will tell you to do is to bring tools and leave them in your car. I got a job because i...
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    7-11 barely even sends it own maintence crews to...

    7-11 barely even sends it own maintence crews to fix store issues, how do you think there gonna treat an outside company? Ive never had the pleasure of working with them but a few coworkers of mine...
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    I dont think so. I feel its like when someone is...

    I dont think so. I feel its like when someone is over qualified for a job. Its just them trying to get a feel for you without knowing you.
    If im trying to get my usual high tech job thats ive...
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    My greatest issues with interviews wasnt my...

    My greatest issues with interviews wasnt my dressing it was my car. My last jobs have afforded me very nice, expensive rare cars that i own outright. My current job searches are for much, much...
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    Unions rule in jersey and NY. Other than that...

    Unions rule in jersey and NY. Other than that keep trying. It may actually be hard to find a non-union shop in your neck of the woods. You may also want to try getting into a facilities position to...
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    I know one 2 females trying to find hvac jobs. ...

    I know one 2 females trying to find hvac jobs. one is kinda of strange and slow but knows how to do more than alot of people and she was a nurse before and the other is all around good. Neither can...
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    My wife is a visiting nurse which is probably...

    My wife is a visiting nurse which is probably pretty close. She gets a 20k new car allowance every 3 years, all paid maintence on car, travel reimbursement, over paid gas account so we can fill up...
  35. Thread: need new gauges

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    I love my 4 valve yellow jackets. I use my old 3...

    I love my 4 valve yellow jackets. I use my old 3 way as a back up.
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    Not really apples to oranges. Both are allowing...

    Not really apples to oranges. Both are allowing someone to take care of your property and present you in a good light. If my tenents piss of my neighbors im in for a world of hell just like pissing...
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    Sadly its a fact of life now. I worked for a...

    Sadly its a fact of life now. I worked for a company who used it to leverage a lower pay on some applicants. They used the argument that they were taking more of a chance with that person so they...
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    Id consider Se and NAS as a starting company to...

    Id consider Se and NAS as a starting company to get into the trade. Alot of my friends got there start there but they never stay. Experienced techs stay far away from them. Ive heard the usual...
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    Ive done it before and its not too hands on. It...

    Ive done it before and its not too hands on. It really helps if you know about the fields youll be supervising but hopefully you get a good staff to make up for your short comings. Do your best to...
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    Get that comp cooled down. How did you get...

    Get that comp cooled down.

    How did you get your readings if the comp is out on overload?
    Have you checked the 4 way?
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    i took it a few months ago. Not nearly as hard...

    i took it a few months ago. Not nearly as hard as the epa universal but its long. The only thing that really got me on that test was some of the numerical questions. Depending on the part of the...
  42. Thread: What next?

    by kit352
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    It pays to know the gas side of things if your...

    It pays to know the gas side of things if your going to be doing package or splits. If your only going to do refrigeration its still a good idea to have working knowledge of it.
  43. Thread: Unethical?

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    Youll need to find out if a rogue employee or a...

    Youll need to find out if a rogue employee or a rogue company. A bad employee can be dealt with by the company, a bad campany cant be dealt with at all.
    If you feel it maybe out of control at this...
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    Same as any mixed blend refrig. Partially the...

    Same as any mixed blend refrig. Partially the reason why ill do full changes instead of topping off but they do say you can use it as a top off.
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    Ive been using r422d for a few jobs the last week...

    Ive been using r422d for a few jobs the last week or so to how it works. Ive even setup a few package units with a blend of 22 and 422 to see how it reacts. Its fairly close on both but its not...
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    That looks like it from what i would imagine. ...

    That looks like it from what i would imagine. The spacing on the tips seem to close but maybe they make different ones. Ill have to dig abit deeper into amazon to see if i can get any others.
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    Got a link for one?

    Got a link for one?
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    Really, thats the best way to do it? No crazy...

    Really, thats the best way to do it? No crazy wacky special tool?
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    Whats the name of the gas valve cap tool?

    Ive been working on a few gas systems lately and ive run across a few that have the manifold adjustment screw covered by a brass cap that has 2 small holes in it to unscrew it. Ive been using my...
  50. Thread: charging help

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    Where was the leak and how was it repaired? Also...

    Where was the leak and how was it repaired? Also did you do a standing test with nitro? Is the r-22 new or older used stuff?
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