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HVAC Product Development Technician II

Company: Trane Technologies
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description
At Trane TechnologiesTM and through our businesses including Trane® and Thermo King®, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what's possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

Job Summary:
Trane Technologies has an exciting opportunity for an onsite position in our Engineering Test Laboratory (Lab) in La Crosse, Wisconsin as an HVAC Product Development Technician II. Your primary function in this position is testing of New Product Development (NPD), sustainability, and quality improvement projects, in addition to some agency compliance. Your technician role would support qualifying Trane Applied Compression and Commercial Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) products. The job requires problem solving, troubleshooting, and collaboration with other lab and engineering team members to ensure timely completion of projects. This position is salaried non-exempt.

Thrive at work and at home:

  • Benefits kick in on DAY ONE for you and your family, including health insurance and holistic wellness programs that include generous incentives – WE DARE TO CARE!
  • Family building benefits include fertility coverage and adoption/surrogacy assistance.
  • 401K match up to 6%, plus an additional 2% core contribution = up to 8% company contribution.
  • Paid time off, including in support of volunteer and parental leave needs.
  • Educational and training opportunities through company programs along with tuition assistance and student debt support.
  • Learn more about our benefits here!


    • Work safely and maintain a safe work area in accordance with company policies and procedures
    • Support product development activities by operating commercial HVAC equipment, controlling test facilities, and collecting experimental test data, with modest guidance from senior laboratory staff
    • Lead or assist with installation, modification, and build of developmental commercial HVAC equipment and components, following engineering, agency, and test requirements
    • Work with Test Engineering and other Technicians to install and utilize laboratory test equipment including data acquisition systems, power analyzers, flow equipment, pressure, and temperature measurement devices
    • Troubleshoot and repair of Trane commercial HVAC technologies and equipment


      • Associate degree in HVAC or 2-year equivalent degree program at an accredited school
      • Alternate of 1-year certificate/diploma with minimum 7 years relevant work experience
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook) required
      • EPA Type Universal Certification or willingness to become certified
      • 5+ years work experience in related field

        Key Competencies:

        • Strong grasp of refrigeration related thermodynamic principles and mechanical troubleshooting is required
        • Demonstrates basic to advanced knowledge on measuring/inspection instruments and or mechanical and electrical components and their principles, properties, and theories
        • Proficient understanding of schematics, reading, and interpreting engineering drawings, technical reports, safety rules, operation, and maintenance instructions
        • Ability to understand and follow current work instructions and applicable test standards
        • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of complex variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to listen and speak effectively before groups of customers or employees in the organization
        • Ability to multitask while working efficiently in a fast-paced team environment

          Base Pay for this position is $50,000 to 70,000.
          This role is safety sensitive.
          We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

Keywords: Trane Technologies, La Crosse , HVAC Product Development Technician II, Professions , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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