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    they take at least 30 days min to pay, only pay 1...

    they take at least 30 days min to pay, only pay 1 hour labor for jobs that take 2. I was with the other insurance co ,,, the investigators which is the best one to get with, pay fast, ...
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    On my own it is a way to gain experience. It is...

    On my own it is a way to gain experience. It is good to have a lifeline to a more experienced tech when you get in a jam.
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    2+ years later 1099, next step?

    In NJ. 2 years residential exp. Have own business, mainly subcontracted by one man show. Thinking about my next step.

    1.Focus on my own business and target builders and remodel companies for...
  4. I think your chances would have been better a few...

    I think your chances would have been better a few months ago when the season started but anyways good luck. Keep checking all the jobs on the internet and make yourself known to all the companies...
  5. Thread: Work Pants

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    Craftsman in winter and wrangler no rip cargos...

    Craftsman in winter and wrangler no rip cargos (walmart) in summer
  6. Message me. I maybe can help with the job search

    Message me. I maybe can help with the job search
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    Nj license background check?

    If I have a felony would it cause me more headache paperwork? Or to get bonded would be a problem?
  8. It took me about six months and company #3 to get...

    It took me about six months and company #3 to get with a decent company. PM me, I can help with your resume and search.
  9. Might be the only way to break into the field for...

    Might be the only way to break into the field for many. Was my only way to get experience.
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    Somerset County RVCC no longer offering HVAC. We...

    Somerset County RVCC no longer offering HVAC. We only had two graduate in 2012 and Im one. Was a good program. Most trades combining with Hunterdon but not sure if they have HVAC. Good luck with...
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    Id take a chance on ebay. I got a used yj for...

    Id take a chance on ebay. I got a used yj for 1/4 the new price
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    from my experience.. when the last guy dies,...

    from my experience.. when the last guy dies, when the job requires extra bodies for a month, when the boss just naturally goes through helpers regularly
  13. We did two systems in Woodbridge near the marsh. ...

    We did two systems in Woodbridge near the marsh. The hardest hit areas are just out of our territory. I think they are expecting it to pick up after the holidays with insurance money available to...
  14. To put your minds at ease a bit, back in Sept I...

    To put your minds at ease a bit, back in Sept I was "hired" (subcontracted) by a guy with over 20yrs exp who answers my questions and teaches me

    My own business is starting slowly.. I service a...
  15. Thread: craigslist

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    That is how it works these days until you get...

    That is how it works these days until you get more experience. My luck happened when an owner asked my teacher to recommend a helper for him. I have been sending resumes to all those ads on CL ...
  16. Yes, so now is the fun part to find customers!

    Yes, so now is the fun part to find customers!
  17. I didn't have a problem getting insurance. One...

    I didn't have a problem getting insurance. One mil liability.
  18. I didn't have a problem getting insurance. One...

    I didn't have a problem getting insurance. One mil liability.
  19. My business that is doomed to fail is still above...

    My business that is doomed to fail is still above water. I'm fully insured and have one van and awaiting my contractors liscence. It is very slow getting customers but not in a hurry because I'm...
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    I'm looking to be subcontracted part time...

    I'm looking to be subcontracted part time weekends in NJ and one day during the week, usually Wednesdays. The update on my current job is: Please check out my linkedin profile for George Daus

    ...
  21. I have the trifecta AAS, BA, MA

    I have the trifecta
    AAS, BA, MA
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    I find here is 10/hr or 100/day in NJ and these...

    I find here is 10/hr or 100/day in NJ and these jobs 1099 you as a subcontactor paying extra taxes. It is the only way I find I can break into the field. You might want to call it "enterpreneur by...
  23. The insurance company also said in NJ the law is...

    The insurance company also said in NJ the law is you must have workman's compensation insurance even if you have no employees
  24. Maybe you guys are talking commercial service but...

    Maybe you guys are talking commercial service but for residential service come on... You go there find the leak , evacuate , fix leak , charge system , change a capacitor or control board.. ...
  25. I have drove around two months this summer 12-15...

    I have drove around two months this summer 12-15 hour days next to an owner who worked for a warranty company and do find it very challenging with many problems on top of problems. I know the mess...
  26. If still unemployed, I might wait until next...

    If still unemployed, I might wait until next spring to start the company and get contracted with an insurance/warranty company who will get me customers and my reputation will be on me.
  27. "school doesn't teach you 1/100th of what you...

    "school doesn't teach you 1/100th of what you need to know to be a good mechanic" (taken from another thread)

    Someone, someday will disprove this pervading theory
  28. I might have to go undercover as a handyman to be...

    I might have to go undercover as a handyman to be legal
  29. I'll keep you guys updated how far I get. ...

    I'll keep you guys updated how far I get.

    What is a guy to do when companies, even assistant living homes..ect, refuse to hire in the middle of summer?
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  31. Ever seen a recent grad start his own business?

    I might be forced to start my own business in order to keep my head above water. I am a recent grad with 3months experience. Ever seen a recent grad start his own business?
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    An adjuct teacher of mine is a graduate of...

    An adjuct teacher of mine is a graduate of Ferris. He seems to have a stable job as a commercial tech with a mom and pop company. If you want to be more than a tech the next degree probably is...
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    convince my wife

    Sounds like a very good opportunity for me. Almost no opportunities here in NJ in the heat of the summer.
  34. finding nothing in NJ

    nobody hiring in NJ at this moment....
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    Motor oil

    The last guy I worked for told me he tried motor oil and never ever changed it :whistle:
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    Thanks , I'm taking your advice. Found my last...

    Thanks , I'm taking your advice. Found my last two jobs on Craigslist. I'm hoping to get with a decent company. I'm hoping the temp rise the next two days may work to my advantage.
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    HVAC degree, 2 month residential service , 1 month commercial install

    Here is my updated resume. Looking to go to an established company available to start immediately. Willing to relocate for a good offer.



    George Daus
    9 Larkspur Ct
    Bedminster, NJ 07921...
  38. Poll: If you put something mechanical on your resume...

    If you put something mechanical on your resume like: I change my own oil on my car and fix the brakes myself...ect it usually calms their fears from my experience
  39. Poll: I leave my out my other education on small...

    I leave my out my other education on small business applications/resumes and do display it on big business. I have the feeling most small companies are looking for guys who are good but not too...
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    I'm in this situation now helping a residential...

    I'm in this situation now helping a residential tech. 10/hr and 1099ed. It was the only way into the trade for me. Good way to get experience, meanwhile looking for something better. Thanks for...
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    I'm going to take your advice

    I'm going to take your advice
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    What sets me apart from the other guys?

    My background:
    I come from a big Catholic family so I have virtues instilled in me like honesty.
    My parents taught me a good work ethic from a young age.
    I am well educated in other areas besides...
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    New Jersey Job Search

    New graduate from 2 year HVAC program with one month HVAC Installer Experience

    George Daus
    9 Larkspur Ct
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    Removed E-mail
    (XXX) XXX-XXXX cell


    Objective: Seeking an...
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    My experience was a bit extreme like a boot camp....

    My experience was a bit extreme like a boot camp. Hopefully it is a worst case senario
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    One last thing on the con side other than you can...

    One last thing on the con side other than you can be fired at any time for any reason:
    Get ready to be blamed for everything wrong that everybody does and yelled at for no reason. Your coworkers...
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    Don't expect a secure job! I worked on ladders...

    Don't expect a secure job! I worked on ladders most of the time putting up hangars with threaded rod and unistrut. the most important tool was my tape measure and torpedo level to measure and keep...
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    Looking to breakthrough a window here as an entry...

    Looking to breakthrough a window here as an entry level commercial tech. I had a couple interviews one at a university and another with a good commercial co. It reminds me of dating... alot of...
  48. Thread: Relocation

    by Hace Frio
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    my experience: do follow your dreams, do what is...

    my experience: do follow your dreams, do what is best for your family. don't lower your pay and lifestyle especially if you have a wife

    I did a move like that once and was searching for...
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    NJ HVAC Students seeking JOBS

    We have some decent guys in the night classes at RVCC Bridgewater, formerly Somerset County Tech, looking for full time work! HVAC teacher, Mr F. can recommend me or another student.
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    NJ

    I'm starting my job search here in NJ. I first plan to go through my former teachers and have left a resume at the supply house. I think it is a good idea to go in person. The numerous online...
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