HVAC Preventative Maintenance

Welcome to Thornton & Grooms Academy

  • Have you completed a skilled trades program and want to focus on Residential HVAC?
  • Are you looking for hands-on dedicated training in the classroom and the field?
  • Do you love people, serving customers and building relationships?
  • Are you looking to be paid and grow your career at the same time?

If so, T&G Academy for future HVAC Service Technicians may be a good fit for you!

HVAC Technicians: Earnings and Career Path

A T&G Academy HVAC Apprentice

  • Is a working paid working apprentice from day one who participates in hands on HVAC Preventative Maintenance technical training, as well as Customer Service Focused training
  • Participates in a mix of online, lab, and in field training with various trainers and instructors
  • Becomes Nexstar Service System certified & EPA certified
  • Completes the 14-week program to move into a preventive maintenance / light service role
  • Has a passion for customers, building relationships and trust, and helps them find a solution to their residential HVAC problems while also performing maintenance
  • Is held accountable to KPIs and attendance requirements

What does it take?

  • Ability to be put on T&G vehicle insurance, meeting the age requirement of 20 years old by completion of the 14 week program
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Completion of a skilled trades program with HVAC knowledge
  • Ability to carry up to 100 pounds over short to moderate distances, physically capable of bending, kneel, squat, or lift for the duration of the workday
  • Can enter confined spaces including and not limited to crawl spaces, attics, and basements
  • Must be able to clear a 10-panel drug test, background check, and motor vehicle report for the last three years

What Benefits Can You Look Forward To?

  • $15 an hour starting day one as an apprentice (wage increase after completion of program)
  • Company provided tools, with a pay-back program
  • PTO, paid community service days, and additional Wellness PTO (all PTO can be used after completion of program)
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision, and life coverage; HSA match up to $1,500 in 1st year
  • 1:1 match on retirement savings (up to 4%)
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing (after completion of program)
  • Uniform provided during program
  • Upon completion of program company truck/van gas card, iPad, uniforms, and laundry service

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