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    Call this guy:...

    Call this guy: http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1515831-looking-for-someone-special
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    Holy cow this is scary stuff. Don't pay for...

    Holy cow this is scary stuff.

    Don't pay for school. Don't even go to a technical school. Unless you want to get stuck doing residential work.

    Do yourself a huge favor, call this number:...
  3. You can make six figures as a chiller tech in the...

    You can make six figures as a chiller tech in the Chicago area. Controls makes less.

    But even being a chiller tech isn't good enough. Today you need to be a "super tech", a guy that can overhaul...
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    Nobody at my shop made over scale after the last...

    Nobody at my shop made over scale after the last contract raise. This was at a factory shop, with over 65 technicians. That says more about the management then it says about the tech.
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    I've been a technician for 23 years. I started as...

    I've been a technician for 23 years. I started as a helper or (pre-apprentice) in the union. I completed a 5 year apprenticeship, and continued to work union. After 20 years, I was making 1$...
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    $265 a month for a family 0$ deductible when you...

    $265 a month for a family
    0$ deductible when you participate in health screenings
    80/20 coverage
    No lifetime limit
    Tax savings through the health savings account
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    Maybe being a RESIDENTIAL A/C tech is a temp job....

    Maybe being a RESIDENTIAL A/C tech is a temp job. When I worked residential as an apprentice, I probably drove home 15 techs in 3 years. They all got fired or quit because they couldn't hack it. It...
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    You'll have to define largest. Largest territory?...

    You'll have to define largest. Largest territory? Largest number of technicians? Largest amount of customers? Largest amount of $ billed?

    I work for Chicago Trane, and used to work for Miami...
  9. I thought most HVAC service guys were out of 597?

    I thought most HVAC service guys were out of 597?
  10. I thought most HVAC service guys were out of 597?

    I thought most HVAC service guys were out of 597?
  11. I heard the opposite. I heard from a guy that...

    I heard the opposite.

    I heard from a guy that works at Honeywell that with the BP refinery project going on in Indiana the hall is empty.

    A good serviceman should have no trouble finding work...
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    what's a G3 or a G2?

    what's a G3 or a G2?
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    What's the name of the company?

    What's the name of the company?
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    Reading comprehension is a lost art.

    Reading comprehension is a lost art.
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    I don't see how I was being arrogant by telling...

    I don't see how I was being arrogant by telling the OP that quality high paying jobs are available in the state that she lives in, and that the company I work for is hiring.
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    That's probably because Trane is union in only a...

    That's probably because Trane is union in only a handful of places.

    Being union used to be very important to me, but it's lower down the list of importance now.
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    Why are you being such as a condescending douche...

    Why are you being such as a condescending douche bag?
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    I wasn't bragging. My point was that in one of...

    I wasn't bragging. My point was that in one of the worst states in the country, jobs are available for very high wages.

    It is up to each and every person to better their own situation. Trane is...
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    I don't live in Chicago either. I'm 30 miles West...

    I don't live in Chicago either. I'm 30 miles West of it. Just sayin' you don't have to move out of state to find work. Unless you hate Illinois.
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    I guess. I work for Trane. We're probably the...

    I guess. I work for Trane. We're probably the only non-union shop in the Chicagoland area, and we're swamped. I'm working 6-12 hours OT every week. More if I wanted to.

    I guess being union isn't...
  21. NATE is silly. Call local union 725 Miami....

    NATE is silly.

    Call local union 725 Miami. Enter the apprenticeship program. Become one of the best trained HVAC technicians in the country.

    http://ua725.org/

    305-681-8596
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    Where in Illinois are you? I just moved to the...

    Where in Illinois are you? I just moved to the Chicago area from Florida and I make more money, work over 40 hours a week, and have a better quality of life than I did in Florida. I make enough money...
  23. Uh yeah. I get 40 hours year round, and in fact,...

    Uh yeah. I get 40 hours year round, and in fact, we are on mandatory overtime now. We need 15% (or more) overtime every week. Last week I got 12 hours OT. This week I've already got 4.

    I normally...
  24. Experienced Trane Technician Needed in Shorewood IL (Chicago Suburbs)

    Ingersoll Rand is growing it's rental business. Trane Rental Services rents equipment from centrifugals and IntelliPaks to Voyagers, RTAA's, RTAC's, CGAM's and Generators.

    Trane rental Services...
  25. If that's where you're comfortable.

    If that's where you're comfortable.
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