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    Iíll take a look at that too. Thanks.

    Iíll take a look at that too. Thanks.
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    Yes. I looked everywhere in the air handler AND...

    Yes. I looked everywhere in the air handler AND the heat pump outside. Couldnít find a TXV anywhere.
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    Iíll take a look at that. Thanks.

    Iíll take a look at that. Thanks.
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    Is compressor original??

    Is there a way to know if a compressor inside of a residential heat pump is the original or a replacement? I seem to recall hearing that you could match certain sets of numbers or something, but that...
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    Alright, youíre right. A little uncalled for....

    Alright, youíre right. A little uncalled for. Been a rough week. I apologize. Thanks for all of the input.
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    ^^Thank you. Contrary to popular belief, being an...

    ^^Thank you. Contrary to popular belief, being an efficient maintenance supervisor/manager DOES require time on the computer or in the office. How else are you going to order parts and materials,...
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    ^^Jesus, this guy is an idiot. Do you not read,...

    ^^Jesus, this guy is an idiot. Do you not read, or are you really that bad at comprehending full sentences?
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    ^^Exactly. Some of those people think Iím their...

    ^^Exactly. Some of those people think Iím their slave. Iíve had people get pissy with me because I told them that maintenance doesnít change blinds at 3:00pm on a Saturday. That lady called corporate...
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    What do you do right now?

    What do you do right now?
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    Itís damn for sure driving me away. On call is...

    Itís damn for sure driving me away. On call is ridiculous at my property right now. And the pay ceiling is stupid low for the amount of responsibility.
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    Donít even waste your time with that guy. Heís...

    Donít even waste your time with that guy. Heís obviously better than everyone else here.
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    I think it was just a piss-poor excuse. Like I...

    I think it was just a piss-poor excuse. Like I said, Iíve seen the guy riding around wearing safety glasses since he started. Not to mention he had dealt with refrigerant, chlorine (for pool), WD-40,...
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    ^^Believe it or not, I tried that sort of thing a...

    ^^Believe it or not, I tried that sort of thing a few times before I fired him. The problem is that he doesnít accept criticism well AT ALL. Whenever I would confront him about his mistakes, he would...
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    Did you miss the part where I said I only make...

    Did you miss the part where I said I only make posts to this forum when Iím already on the computer doing supervisory duties? Either that, or when Iím off duty.

    Iím not going to argue with you,...
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    Just keeping it real myself.

    Just keeping it real myself.
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    ^^It literally takes two minutes to make a post...

    ^^It literally takes two minutes to make a post on this forum, and I do it from my work laptop most of the time while Iím handling other tasks. I make purchase orders, coordinate over a dozen vendor...
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    ^^Will do. Iím going to take another posterís...

    ^^Will do. Iím going to take another posterís advice as well. As soon as the next guy gets on ground, Iím going to immediately put him on servicing every A/C unit on property. Float switches, air...
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    Update: I fired ďJoeĒ tonight. Heís not...

    Update:

    I fired ďJoeĒ tonight. Heís not technically fired because he still can work for his current staff agency, but heís done on my property.

    The TWO nails in the coffin (as if the op wasnít...
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    Iíve been thinking of that, actually. I would...

    Iíve been thinking of that, actually. I would just have to find the time to leave property and go to the classes to take a look around. Another problem is going to be discerning who is there for a...
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    Southeastern Georgia. Close to the SC border.

    Southeastern Georgia. Close to the SC border.
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    I understand that point of view. Me personally,...

    I understand that point of view. Me personally, though-- I'm not afraid of an older more experienced guy taking my job. If he does, he does. One thing I will say about property maintenance, is that...
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    Thatís what Iím interested in. I watched a...

    Thatís what Iím interested in. I watched a YouTube about industrial work and it opened my eye to the possibilities of the industry. For reference, I live in southeast Georgia. It gets retarded hot...
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    I appreciate everyone's responses. I am in the...

    I appreciate everyone's responses. I am in the process of finding someone to replace him with. For the time being I can't just let him go. The smaller jobs still have to get done, so I'll keep him...
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    ^^Luckily he is technically on an "assignment" to...

    ^^Luckily he is technically on an "assignment" to my property since he is from a staffing agency. If anyone would catch a lawsuit, it would be them.
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    ^^Exxaaaaaccttlllyyyyy. I seem to always have...

    ^^Exxaaaaaccttlllyyyyy. I seem to always have this problem with older generations. I am in the process of finding someone to replace him with right now. I don't want to fire him outright just yet,...
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    ^^That's what I'm not looking forward to about...

    ^^That's what I'm not looking forward to about the job-- training new people every few years. But honestly, I'll probably only stay at this property a max of three years. By then, I'll know plenty to...
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    No, I probably wouldn't stay here too much longer...

    No, I probably wouldn't stay here too much longer after gaining the necessary experience to get into the actual HVAC industry. You make a good point. I have definitely noticed that the pay ceiling is...
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    ^^True. You get what you pay for. Unfortunately I...

    ^^True. You get what you pay for. Unfortunately I have no control over pay rates. The other pint you mentioned is heavily on my mind as well, though. Summer IS approaching, and we're already seeing...
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    The only problem with this is that I have done...

    The only problem with this is that I have done similar with other things since he started working here. I have explained that he needs to do things a certain way, and I have explained why he should....
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    Fire my tech not??

    My apologies if this post isn't in the exact space it should be. I'm new to this forum, and forums in general.

    To give you a little bit of background info-- I am 23yo, and have recently became...
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