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  1. Well guys, this is it. I started this thread...

    Well guys, this is it. I started this thread August 29 and I can proudly say with the help of this forum and hvacMatt, I got a job. Found out last Friday, I will start orientation tomorrow. It is a...
  2. Yes Frosty and don't forget schooling....

    Yes Frosty and don't forget schooling. Massachusetts min. requirements are 100 hrs refrig theory and 150 hrs Mass elec code and theory. Without a license you can work on sytems up to 10 tons.
  3. No thanks, my pee is just fine..LOL

    No thanks, my pee is just fine..LOL
  4. They aren't kidding when they say "its a small...

    They aren't kidding when they say "its a small world". I sent my resume on Sunday to a company on that list and got called Monday morning and found out tonight I gotta pee in a cup tomorrow. Still...
  5. Now getting back to my interview today. It went...

    Now getting back to my interview today. It went well and is a great opportunity and if offered the job i will take it. It begins as a temp position starting with 2 wks in house training, then 2 more...
  6. I am in fact positive that W-2's proving 6,000...

    I am in fact positive that W-2's proving 6,000 hrs and a letter from your employer (who holds a refrig. lic himself) stating you are competent to take the state exam. If you are still uncertain check...
  7. I'm 38 yrs old and a formal apprenticeship is 5...

    I'm 38 yrs old and a formal apprenticeship is 5 yrs plus so much classroom time every year. I have the required 100 hrs of refrig. theory and EPA cert. State of Massachusetts will allow 6,000 on the...
  8. Thank You Matt!! I got an interview tomorrow with...

    Thank You Matt!! I got an interview tomorrow with HomeServe USA as a heating system tune-up, pm guy. Keeping my fingers crossed.
  9. I all most went to Peterson School, but went to...

    I all most went to Peterson School, but went to Technology Learning Center, cause its closer to me. Anyway, thanks for the link...will def send my resume out to some of those places.
  10. Again, thanks for the input. Definitely too far,...

    Again, thanks for the input. Definitely too far, ideally would be in Worcester county. I never considered a supply house and I all ready went to school earning a technical certificate in HVAC/R,...
  11. Thanks Matt... I checked out the website,...

    Thanks Matt... I checked out the website, unfortunately they are not hiring anywhere close to me.
  12. It certainly got a chuckle out of it.

    It certainly got a chuckle out of it.
  13. I think what Pete is saying is related to being...

    I think what Pete is saying is related to being over-qualified. I experienced it first hand with my last job. Although, it wasn't HVAC, I'm sure it doesn't change with different lines of work. It...
  14. My resume is pretty good, except the fact that I...

    My resume is pretty good, except the fact that I have little experience, other than school and some heating system work, that I've done over the last few yrs and can't prove. BTW, " kick in the dick...
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    I looked at some two year schools. They run about...

    I looked at some two year schools. They run about $24,000 for HVAC/R program. It seems like a lot of money to be crawling around in attics and crawl spaces. Your still gonna have to start as an...
  16. I have tried a handful of them..said they would...

    I have tried a handful of them..said they would be in touch, but this was a month ago and it was still 90 degrees.
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    I agree, but those days are far and gone and I...

    I agree, but those days are far and gone and I literally see ice cream stands asking for resumes. If your looking for a new job your definitely gonna need it. My advice if your not good at pencil...
  18. At least you found something to earns you a...

    At least you found something to earns you a little experience. Suck it up and continue to look for a better job. I'm about to start advertising free help, just so i can get some experience.
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    Too funny...LOL

    Too funny...LOL
  20. Will work for peanut shells in central Massachusetts area

    Does anybody know where I can find work as a maint. tech or apprentice? Have schooling, EPA cert, oil burner lic. Not asking for much $$.... just a chance to gain some experience
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    I found out today they hired another applicant...

    I found out today they hired another applicant over me and they would keep me on stand-by in case thing don't work out.
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    New to this board and new to the trade...

    Hello everyone! My name is Bernie and I live in north eastern Connecticut. Basically I'm making a career change..been in and out of food service for 18 years. It was one of these jobs some people get...
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