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    From talking to guys around the country, the guys...

    From talking to guys around the country, the guys in locals with A and B guys have problems getting along. I can tell you this, if I was on the B team and taking it in the rear on pay I would be mad...
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    Here in SF a UA union service guy makes $62 an...

    Here in SF a UA union service guy makes $62 an hour on the check with around $40 an hour in benefits. Some of the companies are non union on the controls side but they actually charge more per hour...
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    You are getting screwed. Do you have benifits,...

    You are getting screwed. Do you have benifits, retierment and payed vacation and days off? If not, $40 an hour is crap in LA for commercial work. You need to average your pay and half pay and come up...
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    How can you edit your post?

    Is there anyway edit an old post of your own? Other forums I am on there is an edit tab on the bottom right of the box. I just saw that I can edit this post. I should ask how far can you go back to...
  5. Thread: Turbo core?

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    Who will be doing the work? Were other options...

    Who will be doing the work? Were other options looked at?
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    I don't blame someone for wanting to come here...

    I don't blame someone for wanting to come here for a better life. I blame companies for exploiting people and driving our wages and working conditions down to third world levels. Mostly I blame our...
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    the guys installing those units dont speak...

    the guys installing those units dont speak English and prob can't read Spanish. They know if they complain they will be replaced by another illegal. Watch out everyone in the rest of the country,...
  8. I am not in local 250, so I am not sure if this...

    I am not in local 250, so I am not sure if this will work there. If u can get in as an apprentice, any level, that would be a better way to go. MES is crap. Its a way for employers to basically be...
  9. Thread: union

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    local 38 San Francisco CA.

    local 38 San Francisco CA.
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    I haev worked for ACCO for 8 years. If Big Blue...

    I haev worked for ACCO for 8 years. If Big Blue buys ACCO it will loose most of its value in that ACCO treats its PMs as independent contractors and service techs are almost treated like this with...
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    If you are a productive worker any good employer...

    If you are a productive worker any good employer will do what ever they can to keep you making money for them. I am with Local 38 in San Francisco and have been with the same employer for almost 8...
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    Aberdeen, I remember that place. Does that...

    Aberdeen, I remember that place. Does that chinees guy still go in the barraks to put up fliers for his resturant? Man I miss that food. They didnt teach me about superheat or subcooling there...
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    I was working on some climatemaster water source...

    I was working on some climatemaster water source heatpumps rooftop units today that do the samething. They look like reg package units with economizers ect but have condenser water and heat...
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    have your thought about a stationary engineer...

    have your thought about a stationary engineer position? Hospital manufacturing federal building ect? It is alot slower pace than a servicetech and your would mostlikley hire out for the real hardwork...
  15. Thread: jci vav111-1

    by anthonyca
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    thanks very much for the replies. I have had to...

    thanks very much for the replies. I have had to change a few of those motor and little caps what a pain. I will have to look at what the damper position in hvac pro is when it is callin for 100 and...
  16. Thread: jci vav111-1

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    I have a building with a bunch of jci vav111-1...

    I have a building with a bunch of jci vav111-1 modules. They are on Trane fan powered VAV boxes with the very slow plunger liniar gear actuator. I have a problem with temp swing and cfm control wich...
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    Has anyone here seen a LCD display bypass timer...

    Has anyone here seen a LCD display bypass timer all in one 4"X4" box? I cant rember the name of them. When the tenant turns the timer they can read the hours right there.
  18. Thread: Control Jobs

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    controls

    I have worked with johnson which I personally think is junk. Trane is nice esp how u can see any trips and reset them on trane units from your nice comfortable chair, usefull after an apprentice...
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    trane coils

    I work for a large company which in 2000 was tranes second largest costomer. It is so bad I have changed about 40 condenser coils and 25 evap coils on aircooled chillers and boxcars up to over...
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    tradesman

    tradesman is a classification in the United Association national agreement wich most locals recognize. Thankfully my Local 38 San Francisco doesnot. A tradsman is a guy or girl that didnt go though...
  21. Thread: Mcquay

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    mcquay

    Here in San Francisco area as far as chillers Trane has the absolute best support for tech and warranty and some very very good techs. York was really good but seems to be slipping due to JCI buyout....
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