Careers

Join the Friedrich Team!

We're Hiring! Check out our open positions below.  All positions are located at our San Antonio office unless otherwise noted in the job description. All positions are regular full-time positions unless otherwise noted in the job description. We offer an attractive benefits package to all full-time employees. 

  • For immediate consideration, submit your resume online by clicking on the links found inside the job descriptions. 

  • A salary requirement or a salary history is required to be considered.

  • We promote a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - disabled, female, male, veterans

All positions remain open until a qualified applicant has been selected. It is not necessary to submit a further resume by email, regular mail, fax or in person. If there is an interest in your resume, you will be contacted by a Human Resources representative.

Thank you for your interest in Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. 

HVAC Apprentice

POSITION:            HVAC Apprentice

REPORTS TO:       Engineering Lab Manager

 Job Summary

The HVAC apprentice is responsible for assisting in multiple areas in the engineering test lab. The position requires a willingness to become a true HVAC craftsman, which means learning and understanding how HVAC systems work.  The apprentice must be capable of physically moving, lifting air conditioning units into and out of test rooms. The job requires a technically and mechanically-skilled person to modify and/or build prototype air conditioning test units. The job also requires the ability to communicate with all members of the team. Additional responsibilities include building maintenance of the lab and other projects on an as needed basis.

 Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Eagerness and willingness to learn and receive instruction/direction from qualified HVAC Technicians
  • Assist in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems
  • Build prototype air conditioner test units per work request
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work test unit.
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism
  • Use of computers in testing and data acquisition systems
  • Knowledge of electrical test equipment, controls and components
  • Ability to prepare and write test reports
  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe work area.
  • Must enjoy using your hands to build mechanical systems
  • Execute general lab assignments and assist with projects as required
  • Maintain accurate shipping and receiving documentation
  • Enter data pertaining to domestic and international shipments into the systems of freight carriers
  • Notify consignee of shipment arrival and coordinates shipment information to other offices as needed
  • Work with Transportation department to determine cost effective shipping solutions while complying with shipping needs
  • Ensure the shipping station is clean, stocked with materials, and in worked order at all times
  • Confirm physical shipment of goods and facilitate tracking of packages
  • Ensure that drivers depart with appropriate paperwork
  • Must be able to fill out bills of lading and be familiar with various forms that are used by freight carriers
  • Monitor calibration documents
  • Contact vendors for calibration services
  • Execute general lab assignments and assist with projects as required

 Experience & Education Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Proficient with office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Required to lift up to 50 lbs.

 Personal Characteristics

  • Must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hands-on, motivated individual who can multi-task
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn.

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume, with the applicable job position as the subject line, by clicking here.

HVAC Lab Technician

POSITION:                  HVAC Lab Technician

REPORTS TO:            Engineering Lab Manager

  

Job Summary

The HVAC Lab Technician is a technically and mechanically-skilled individual capable of modifying and building prototype air conditioning test units and performing airflow, motor heat rise, sound, and other product safety tests. Responsibilities also include conducting calorimetric and psychrometric tests on prototype and production air conditioners according to industry standards. The technician also must be capable of physically moving, lifting and manipulating air conditioning units in and out of test apparatuses and rooms. This position is for our second shift, hours are 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM.

 Responsibilities (preferred but not required)

  • Proficiency with reading and interpreting engineering drawings, wiring diagrams and performing calculations,
  • Use of computers in testing and data acquisition,
  • Prepare and write test reports,
  • Superior critical thinking and problem-solving skills,
  • Perform prototype unit build-up requiring brazing refrigeration copper tubing, plastic part modification, and electrical wiring.

Experience & Education Requirements

  • One to three years air conditioning experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of refrigeration systems, operation, testing, evacuation, and refrigerant reclaim procedures,
  • Familiarity with computers, data collection, and report preparation is required
  • Fundamentals of electricity, controls, instrumentation, and safety
  • Proficiency reading engineering drawings, wiring diagrams and performing calculations,
  • The ability to perform brazing, soldering, coil fabrication, tube bending, electrical wiring, part modification, and prototype air conditioner construction,
  • Associates Degree, preferred; but, equivalent experience will be considered, and
  • The ability to work either shift, if needed.

Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player,
  • Desire and ability to take on new tasks/assignments.

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume, with the applicable job position as the subject line, by clicking here.