HVACR Service & Maintenance
Industrial, commercial, institutional and residential climate control systems—such as freezers and coolers in supermarkets and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in schools and shopping malls—are technologically advanced machines that require calibration and maintenance. Not only is it essential that this equipment keep working, but the high cost of energy requires that they operate as efficiently as possible.
UA HVACR service technicians install, maintain and repair all sizes of heating and cooling systems for residential, commercial, institutional and industrial applications and are experts in all of the various refrigeration systems that make it possible to store and transport food, medicine, and other perishable items.
MSCA's strong partnership with the UA provides members with numerous mutually beneficial labor/management initiatives that promote a positive working relationship. MSCA and the UA work together to provide:
- The National Service and Maintenance Agreement which addresses the unique needs of the service industry while recognizing and supporting locally negotiated wages and conditions
- A state-of-the-art HVACR Training Program which prepares service technicians with all the skills they need to analyze, service, maintain and repair today’s high-tech and complex HVACR equipment
- A means to measure the competency and skill levels of our members through the UA STAR certification program
- Other certifications, brazing, OSHA, backflow prevention, CFC, Arc Flash
- A system to provide our members with the college credits and degrees they have earned through their UA apprenticeships and experience
- An MSCA STAR Contractor Qualification program which supports our training programs and UA STAR while recognizing the best contractors in the industry
- A service technician recruitment program focusing on the unique opportunities available in the service sector with an emphasis on training, advancement and success
To learn more, please check out the MSCA / UA Labor Resource Guide.
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