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HVAC Product Development Technician I

Trane Technologies

Trane Technologies

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
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 Clarksville Tn. as an HVAC Product Development Technician I. Your primary function in this entry-level 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.


  • 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 guidance from senior laboratory staff
  • Assist with installation, modification, and build of developmental commercial HVAC equipment and components, following engineering, agency, and test requirements
  • Assist 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
  • Assist in the troubleshooting and repair of Trane commercial HVAC technologies and equipment


  • Associate degree in HVAC or 2-year equivalent degree program in HVAC at an accredited school
  • Alternate of 1-year certificate/diploma with minimum 3 years relevant work experience
  • Will also consider applicants with a 1-year certificate/diploma with a willingness to return to school (with paid tuition) to complete an Associate degree in HVAC within 2 years
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook) required
  • EPA Type Universal Certification or willingness to become certified

Key Competencies:

  • Basic grasp of refrigeration related thermodynamic principles and mechanical troubleshooting is preferred
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge on measuring/inspection instruments and or mechanical and electrical components and their principles, properties, and theories
  • Basic 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 help solve practical problems and deal with a variety of complex variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in order to listen and speak effectively before groups of customers or employees in the organization
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced team environment
Base Salary for this position is $45,000-60,000.

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.