Residential HVAC Installer Level 3

Posted 5 months ago

Are you passionate about installing high-quality HVAC and hearth systems? If so, Waconia Comfort, a premier provider of custom-tailored indoor comfort solutions, is looking for a skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Residential HVAC Installer Level 3.


The Residential HVAC Installer Level 3 will be responsible for installing residential and light commercial HVAC and hearth systems, ensuring that each installation meets our impeccable standards and provides customers with a top-quality experience. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to assist in training Installer Entry-Level 2 technicians, helping to develop the skills and expertise of our team.


If you possess the necessary skills and experience and share our dedication to customer satisfaction and excellence, we encourage you to apply for the Residential HVAC Installer Level 3 position at Waconia Comfort today!


Work Hours: 7:30 am to 4 pm with a half-hour lunch break

Compensation: $22–27/hour, depending on experience


Required Qualifications

  • Hold a valid driver’s license and have an insurable driving record
  • Hold EPA 608 Universal Certification
  • Hold NATE Core or NFI Certification
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrate a willingness to invest in tools used in the service of HVAC equipment
  • Be able to work from a 28’ extension ladder and a 12’ step ladder
  • Be able to operate power and hand tools safely
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and carry up to 100 lbs
  • Ability to follow both written and verbal directions as given
  • Demonstrate ability to install residential HVAC & hearth systems without assistance
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate ideas and explanations clearly to residential and commercial customers and coworkers
  • Possess advanced customer service skills
  • Demonstrate a willingness to invest time in training seminars and classes
  • Meet all qualifications and have all tools required for Service Technician Level 2


Desired Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid unrestricted Minnesota driver’s license
  • NATE Core + 1 Specialty or NFI Certification
  • HVAC tech school certificate and/or equivalent experience
  • EPA 608 Universal Certification


Required Achievements

  • Possess Installer Level 3 toolbox as required by the employer
  • Successfully demonstrated the responsibilities and functions of an Installer Level 3, as outlined in the job description and documented by your Field Training Supervisor (FTS)
  • Understand and follow the company policy and procedures
  • Hold NATE Core + 1 Specialty or NFI Certification
  • Consistently exceed or meet all the Success Factors or Job Competencies of an Installer Entry Level 3, as stated in the job description
  • Obtain a recommendation from the Field Training Supervisor (FTS) for advancement
  • Have a minimum of 25 Rate Our Business reviews


Success Factors and Job Competencies

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Proficiency in using tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Motivated work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong team player
  • Punctuality and attendance


Physical Demands

At Waconia Comfort, ensuring the safety and well-being of our employees is of utmost importance. This job’s physical demands and work environment have been carefully outlined to ensure a safe work environment for all employees. Reasonable accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.


To perform the essential functions of this position, employees must have the physical capability to:

  • Walk, stoop, balance on feet, talk, hear, squat, climb, and reach above their head
  • Use their hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing 50-100lbs
  • Use vision abilities such as close, distant, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus


As an employee in this position, you will be exposed to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally be required to be in confined spaces for short periods. We provide all necessary safety equipment and ensure our employees receive adequate training to carry out their duties safely and effectively.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Arrive promptly and relocate from one job site to another as dispatched throughout the day
  • Operate the company vehicle as required
  • Follow the supervisor’s instructions and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Promptly report any issues with tools or the company vehicle
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance consistently
  • Show proficiency in all installation-related forms and processes
  • Possess knowledge of designing and laying out residential duct systems
  • Properly complete all installation-related forms
  • Show an advanced understanding of electrical refrigeration principles, duct design and airflow, service tools, testing devices, and brazing skills
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills
  • Independently install residential HVAC and hearth systems
  • Develop knowledge of hydronic system designs and equipment performance checks/start-ups
  • Assist in training Installer Entry Level 2
  • Complete any other duties assigned


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