Feb 17, 2023

HVAC Technician Trainee

  • Workforce Opportunity Services
  • New Jersey, USA
Full-Time Skilled Labor

Job Description

On-the-Job Training Program

Build your career.

Brighten New Jersey’s future.

Earn while you learn.

  • Receive paid, hands-on, and job-specific training with a dedicated mentor at an energy efficiency company
  • Gain experience with meaningful work and build in-demand skills for New Jersey’s rapidly growing clean energy industry
  • Get access to a multidisciplinary training curriculum that provides clean energy, technical, interpersonal, and life skills

Apply now to be a Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Technician Trainee

Prior experience in the clean energy industry is not required.

Employer: A participating company specializing in energy efficiency

Location: New Jersey (various locations)

Travel: Travel will be within the company service area (a valid driver’s license is required)

Starting Salary: $22.50 per hour

Duration: 16 weeks (see additional information below)

Job placement will be determined following successful completion of the 16 week PSE&G-sponsored On-the-Job Training Program. Read on for details.

Now is an exciting time to join a fast-growing industry and help create a more sustainable New Jersey. This opportunity is specifically designed for individuals who are not yet experienced in the clean energy sector.

Work You Believe In.

Job and Program Responsibilities
A day in the life of an HVAC Technician includes diagnosing and repairing HVAC systems, and helping customers make informed decisions by:

  • Executing technical ventilation work to the highest standards
  • Providing a high level of professionalism for all services performed
  • Solving problems that may arise during customer appointments, and communicating potential issues to a supervisor

A successful HVAC Technician will also be able to demonstrate:
• Excellent communication skills; after training, ability to explain technical information in basic terms. Positive, can-do attitude; professional presentation; teamwork
• Organizational skills, including keeping company truck clean and stocked; punctuality and good time management
• Motivation to perform quality work
• Participation in continuous training, and willingness to obtain licenses and certifications to advance your career as a technician


  • Must be able to work on your feet for extended periods (reaching overhead, bending, squatting, crawling, kneeling). Ability to lift, push, pull, carry, or use hand trucks to move heavy equipment is required
  • Ability and willingness to move and climb ladders and work on roofs and in enclosed spaces, such as attics and crawl spaces, that may result in exposure to extreme temperatures, low lighting levels, odors, dust, contaminants, and other potential hazards
  • Valid driver’s license to travel between customer locations and warehouse in a company truck is required


If you are eager to learn and excited about making a difference in the clean energy field, apply for paid on-the-job training as a HVAC Technician.

The Clean Energy Jobs Program, a collaboration between PSE&G, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and local partner organizations, provides training and resources to prepare participants for careers in New Jersey’s fast-growing energy efficiency sector. PSE&G is the sponsor of the Clean Energy Jobs Program and its On-the-Job Training Program. Training and career placement will only occur through the program’s partner suppliers—not with PSE&G.

Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from historically underrepresented communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and ensuring a workplace free from all forms of discrimination or harassment. We strongly encourage women, people of color, people who are veterans, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and members of ethnic minorities to apply!


General-Other: Installation-Maintenance-Repair





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