HVAC Apprentice Jobs Illinois
(Entry Level)

Below you will find (6) six (entry level) HVAC Apprentice Jobs in Illinois that were sourced as *noted.

This is an ongoing list of company's that offer entry level jobs in the HVAC industry from time to time.

These companies are growing their business at a fairly rapid rate and sometimes require little to NO HVAC experience.  Of course, experience is always preferred.

Having said that, their qualifications for employment may change in the future and "best practice" for getting hired is to be pro-active by learning as much as you can about the trade via HVAC online training classes or through brick & mortar HVAC Training Schools.

If your a complete newbie to the HVAC industry, HVAC for Beginners has information that will help you determine if this is the right field for you.

It is recommended that you explore other apprenticeship programs and learn more about becoming an HVAC Apprentice, before taking this earn-while-you-learn approach.

HVAC Apprentice Jobs Illinois

ABC Plumbing Heating Cooling and Electric HVAC Installers and Apprentices

ABC Plumbing Heating Cooling and Electric Inc

Arlington Heights, IL

*via Glassdoor

Website:  https://www.4abc.com/

HVAC Installers and Install Apprentices

Are you tired of your job, looking for a Career? We're looking for HVAC Installation Technicians and HVAC Install apprentices.

Our busy, growing Service & Installation Company is looking for team players who are personable, punctual & outgoing with a professional appearance to become our next Heating and Cooling Installation Technicians.

Do you like to help people and you take pride in your craftsmanship? If you have a positive, enthusiastic attitude and are looking to grow in the HVAC industry, We want to talk to you!

Must have a valid Illinois driver's license and clean driving record.

Drug screening and Criminal background check will be performed.

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Four Seasons Install Apprentice

Four Seasons Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Electric

Chicago, IL

*via Glassdoor

Website:  https://www.fourseasonsheatingcooling.com/

Install Apprentice

We are looking to fill our Install Apprentice position to assist our HVAC Lead Installers for furnace, A/C, boiler, sheet metal and duct work.

Four Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning & Plumbing is the largest residential HVAC contractor in North America. We are seeking self-motivated Install Apprentices who want to become a part of an elite team.

Come and join the nations premier heating and air conditioning contractor and be regarded as one of the most skilled HVAC workers in the industry.

Four Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning & Plumbing has been recognized by Chicago Tribune as a Top 100 Place to Work three years in a row. We offer work all year round which leads to a well structured and organized schedule.

Work/ Job Schedule:

  • Every Sunday off (every 20 weeks you are required to work one Sunday)
  • Exceptional work-life balance with 5 day work weeks and alternating weekends off
  • Easier work weeks with one job a day leads to less strenuous hours
  • Unlimited Earning Potential

Compensation/ Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience with performance pay incentives
  • Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
  • 401k retirement with a 3% match
  • Free life insurance
  • Free dental insurance
  • Free short term disability
  • Paid holidays, vacation and other benefits
  • Continuing education and training opportunities are available
  • Company supplied uniforms
  • Hours for the whole year
  • Cell phone
  • Authorized time off


  • Good driving record required
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Expected to perform all duties that are required

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Johnson Controls HVAC Helper Arlington Heights Illinois

Johnson Controls

Arlington Heights, IL

*via LinkedIn

Website:  https://www.johnsoncontrols.com/

HVAC Helper (union)

What you will do:

  • This is a mechanical HVAC service and repair position.
  • We will equip you with the required tools to perform your job at the highest standard.
  • Probationary Employees shall perform all pneumatic control systems and mechanical equipment service and all other work coming under the labor agreement assigned by the Employer, limited only by their capabilities as determined by the Employer, and shall perform all assigned work under the direction of the Employer. Troubleshoots and resolves problems. Responds to basic warranty calls. Keeps JCI, contractors, and the customer informed of job progress and issues as needed.

What we look for:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Familiarity with HVAC equipment
  • EPA Refrigeration certification a plus
  • The ability to perform general building maintenance
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • This position requires a current driver's license
  • Willingness to supplement on-the-job training
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

This is a Bargaining Unit Position but is subject to all pre-hiring screening of JCI. With successful performance, JCI may recommend you to the Union Local Pipefitters 597 apprenticeship program, as well as continued employment at JCI.

Acceptance by Union Local 597 must occur within 365 days of employment or will result in termination of this position. This is not a guaranty of employment or entering into the Union. The Union has its own entry, qualification & screening programs. More information is available at https://www.pftf597.org.

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Lennox HVAC Apprentice Technician Glendale Heights Illinois


Glendale Heights, IL

*via Glassdoor

Website:  https://www.lennoxinternational.com/

HVAC Apprentice Technician

Company Overview:

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Lennox National Account Services (NAS) , wholly owned by Lennox International, a 120+ year old company and a world leader in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. NAS is a major, national player in the Commercial Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) maintenance and service industry.

We have 100+ offices throughout the continental United States and are still growing and expanding. In the next 5 years we will double the number of Branch Offices and significantly increase annual revenue. In order to do that we need good people like you, who want to grow and learn. We consistently offer the best of both to all of our employees. We are an equal opportunity employer (EEOC).


  • Competitive Pay
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Company Van, Phone, PPE and uniforms provided
  • Overtime available to increase earnings potential
  • Ongoing Training and Development
  • Medical, Dental, Disability & Insurance coverage, + 401k Plan Match
  • Company paid vacation, personal days & holidays
  • Referral and rewards program

Job Description:

This is an entry level opportunity for an individual looking to jump start their career. NAS employees are our most important assets. They are productive, challenged, well trained, promoted, and well compensated. We offer a full package of benefits.

This technician performs field activities associated supporting the installation, maintaining and servicing heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for commercial customers.

Duties include:

  • Assist with on-site preventative maintenance, routine repair and calibration after installation.
  • Uses technical abilities to maintain systems.
  • Works in a team-based environment to share information and workload while ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Must work in a safe manner on a daily basis and ensure that all safety measures are taken at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Flexibility to work overtime, on-call and weekends required.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • HVAC Trade school graduate strongly preferred achieving 3.5 GPA and excellent attendance
  • 1+ years in mechanical support role, some hands on HVAC experience preferred
  • EPA Certification: Type I and Type II or Universal Preferred
  • NATE certification a plus
  • Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Moderate lifting up to 90lbs
  • Complete pre-employment drug test and background check process
  • Technical aptitude to perform maintenance, service, and troubleshoot equipment
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Good Electrical and Mechanical Diagnostic Skills
  • Ability to complete repairs and required paperwork
  • Ability to work independently and self-schedule
  • Self-motivated to complete assigned tasks within time constraints
  • Driven to succeed and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Periodically 'on call' for service coverage

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Sheet Metal Workers Local 91 Apprentice Rock Island Illinois


8124 42nd St. West

Rock Island, Illinois 61201

*via Glassdoor

Website:  https://www.smw91.org/

Are you looking for............

  • A great life?
  • An opportunity to work with your hands and your head?
  • A career where you will make as much as a college grad, without paying for school?
  • A great job with great benefits, including health care, and a personal pension plan?
  • A real chance to advance, in a career with challenges and variety?
  • Job Security--A skill that is, and will continue to be, in demand? Sometimes opportunities of a lifetime do come only once.

We are now seeking apprentice applicants in the following fields:

  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)
  • HVAC Service Tech. (Service and Repair)
  • TAB (Testing and Balancing)
  • Industrial Sheet Metal and Welding
  • Architectural Sheet Metal
  • Earn While You Learn
  • Attend 200 hours of training per year for five years while earning a great wage working for a participating area contractor
  • Establish a solid career with NO student loans to repay
  • Advance in your career, working towards becoming a Sheet Metal Worker Journeyman
  • Be a part of an ever growing industry Personal Requirements
  • Good communication skills
  • Drive, determination and willingness to learn
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Above average mechanical & math skills
  • Good hand-eye coordination, form perception and manual dexterity
  • Dependable, with the ability to accept responsibility and work in a team environment Application Process
  • Apply online
  • Submit transcripts & processing fee
  • Attend orientation
  • Complete aptitude exam
  • Attend Interview

HVAC Apprentice Jobs Illinois

Thermflo HVAC Service Apprentice

Thermflo Inc.

Buffalo Grove, IL

*via Indeed

Website:  https://thermflo.com/

HVAC Service Apprentice

The HVAC Service Apprentice assists ThermFlo HVAC Service Technicians with day-to-day activities.

Through exposure to the daily tasks and with the guidance of various HVAC Service Technicians, the HVAC Service Apprentice is expected to develop the foundation of his/her understanding of HVAC equipment and of the general job responsibilities of a ThermFlo HVAC Service Technician.

Essential Responsibilities - Assist HVAC Service Technicians with the following daily procedures: 

  • Carry tools and/or materials to/from Service Technician’s vehicle to/from work site.
  • Clean, install, service, repair, maintain, and service heating/air conditioning units.
  • Filter changing and maintenance.
  • Oiling and greasing.
  • Belt adjusting or replacement.
  • Clean cooling towers, coils, evaporator and condenser tubes and water treatment equipment.
  • Conduct fire watch.
  • General housekeeping.
  • Document work performed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Ability to receive 10-hour OSHA certification within first week of start in this position.
  • Ability to attend entry level school for trade.

Technical Skills:

  • Basic understanding of mechanical reasoning with the ability to correctly select and safely use various applicable hand, power, and specialty tools.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and prioritize work plans to complete assignments.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to listen effectively to understand the needs of coworkers.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.
  • Ability to talk with coworkers.
  • Ability to write and electronically submit reports describing work performed, and to communicate with coworkers.

Computer Skills:

  • Ability to operate MS Office to assist Technicians in completing documentation.

Physical Demands - This position requires the ability to:

  • Regularly talk or hear.
  • Frequently stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls, reach above shoulders, and climb or balance.
  • Occasionally sit, and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions.
  • The employee frequently works in high, precarious places.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Other Qualifications:

  • Must be able to provide own basic hand tools.
  • Must be able to transport self and necessary tools to potentially multiple job sites each day.
  • Must follow safety standards when working with tools and equipment.
  • Must be flexible in responding to changes in schedules and job priorities, and able to work individually and in a team to complete work assignments satisfactorily.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

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