Are you sick of your office job and ready to be employed in a growing field? Higher-than-average pay, part-time work options, and vast job openings across the country are just some of the many benefits of pursuing employment in the HVAC industry. It’s the perfect time to take the leap and experience a completely new and rewarding career! Not convinced? Here are three top reasons to consider becoming an HVAC tech:
One of the great things about starting an HVAC career is that there’s minimal barrier to entry. To become an HVAC tech, you typically only need a high school diploma and training from an accredited HVAC program (typically, these run anywhere from 6 months to two years). For techs who wish to gain more experience upon entering the field, there are also apprenticeship options available. In many cases, HVAC techs learn directly from seasoned workers at their companies who provide in-depth supervision and oversight.
In-demand employment opportunities.
If there’s one area of work that has ample job opportunities, it’s the HVAC industry. As an HVAC tech, you will never struggle to get a job. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the HVAC field is expected to experience a 15 percent employment growth by 2030, with many types of positions and specialties rapidly increasing in demand across the country. Techs in the field can be employed by HVAC companies, as well as mechanical contractors, commercial businesses, and many other entities. If you’re looking for a vast degree of employment options, the HVAC field employs techs in countless sectors and industries.
Freedom and flexibility.
If you’re seeking the freedom to work a strictly part-time or on a contractual basis, the HVAC field offers this type of flexibility. From hourly jobs to temporary assignments, there’s a growing need for HVAC techs in all types of employment capacities at both small and large companies. If you’re unsure of how to find a job that aligns with your preferences, working with a staffing agency can connect you with different opportunities, including temporary, direct-to-hire, and direct hire positions.
With the proper training and preparation, it’s very easy to start a successful and lucrative career as an HVAC technician. Whether you’re ready for a major career shift or simply looking for a chance of pace, there are many benefits to pursuing HVAC employment opportunities.
Ready to put your desk job behind you? By working with the recruiters at HH Staffing, you’ll gain access to all types of HVAC job openings that match your qualifications and interests.
Until Next Time,
Your Staffing Partner, Darrin Rohr- President, CEO, and Chief Servant
Current owner of HH Staffing and Former Chief HR Officer for several successful Multinational Fortune 500 Companies. Brings a fresh perspective from decades of experience creating Great Workplace Cultures by building high-performance teams while leading and managing people from all different backgrounds. HH Staffing is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, and is uniquely positioned to serve both local and national clients.