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    Wondering if its the right path

    I've worked a little with heating and cooling systems in the past as a maintenance mechanic, and loved it. After talking to a retired tech he convinced me into at least looking into this career path. I have some questions, and wondering if you guys would help me decide if this is right path.

    What is the for an apprentice/journeyman HVAC tech?

    What Union does it fall under?

    Whats the job market in texas looking like for HVAC?

    Do you enjoy your decision?

    What are the tools needed, or does the company usually furnish them?

    Any insight would be helpful. Thanks guys.

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    Not many union jobs in texas.

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    Just a quick google search shows these union plumber/pipefitter locals in texas. Maybe try one of these.....


    Local 196 AMARILLO, TEXAS

    Local 286 AUSTIN, TEXAS

    Local 146 FORT WORTH, TEXAS

    Local 100 GARLAND, TEXAS

    Local 823 HARLINGEN, TEXAS

    Local 68 HOUSTON, TEXAS

    Local 211 HOUSTON, TEXAS

    Local 389 IOWA PARK, TEXAS

    Local 390 LAKE JACKSON, TEXAS

    Local 0 LUBBOCK, TEXAS

    Local 629 LUBBOCK, TEXAS

    Local 195 NEDERLAND, TEXAS

    Local 142 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

    Local 529 WACO, TEXAS

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