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HVAC Product Development Technician III

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

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt 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 III. Your primary function in this lead technician 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 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.


  • Work safely and maintain a safe work area in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Lead product development activities by operating commercial HVAC equipment, controlling test facilities, and collecting and reviewing experimental test data
  • Lead installation, modification, and builds 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
  • Lead efforts to troubleshooting 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 10 years relevant work experience
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook) required
    • EPA Type Universal Certification or willingness to become certified
    • 10+ years work experience in related field preferred

      Key Competencies:

      • Understands and occasionally mentors others on refrigeration related thermodynamic principles, and mechanical troubleshooting issues
      • Demonstrates and occasionally mentors advanced knowledge of measuring/inspection instruments and or mechanical and electrical components and their principles, properties, and theories
      • Demonstrates and occasionally mentors advanced understanding of schematics, reading and interpreting engineering drawings, technical reports, safety rules, operation, and maintenance instructions
      • Ability to understand, follow and author 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 lead in a fast-paced team environment

        Base pay for this position ranges from $60,000 to $85,000.
        Sign on bonus available!
        Disclaimer: This "range" could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed, education, experience, travel requirements for the job, or because of a system the employer uses to measure earnings by quantity or quality of production (so, for example, positions that may not have traditional salary ranges).
        *Benefits vary by region, business alignment, union involvement and employee status.

        What's in it for you:
        • Benefits kick in on day one!
        • 6% 401K match, additional 2% core contribution = 8% overall match
        • 3 weeks of vacation, plus site paid holidays
        • Benefits*: Trane-Technologies-Benefits-Offered.pdf
        This role has been designated by the Company as 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 III, Professions , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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