Ft. Myers, Sarasota
Posted 1 week ago

Established in 1986 in Orlando, Florida, Advanced Refrigeration & Air is a family owned and operated company with five locations across Florida that you can trust for all your commercial refrigeration and air conditioning needs. We have set industry standards through our 30+ years of serving leading grocery retailers, restaurants and many other commercial businesses in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

When people ask what makes Advanced Refrigeration & Air different, the answer is simple: Consistent quality in every job we do.  Therefore, we are rated #1 in quality and excellence by our customers!

As we continue to grow, we’re looking for Construction Apprentices. The ideal candidate is someone with knowledge of construction, currently enrolled or graduate of a HVAC program seeking career growth and opportunity. Candidate MUST be able to work out of town and overnight (weekends off). The hourly pay rate is $18.00 with a $500.00 sign-on bonus after six months!


  • Able to work out of town and nights (weekends off)
  • Adhere to safety regulations
  • Able to work on heights above 6′
  • Reliable transportation
  • Basic troubleshooting ability
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs
  • Ability to climb on rooftops
  • Listen and comprehend written and oral instructions
  • Good communications skills
  • Customer service skills with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external customers
  • Good driving record
  • Good attitude and team player

Skills you will acquire:

  • Refrigeration Installs/Demos
  • Case line up & change outs
  • Case cleaning
  • Install overhead line sets & layout drains
  • Replacing old set of lines in old systems/Running new set of lines for new installations
  • Armaflex change outs
  • Fabricating hanger supports
  • Draining evaporator coils
  • Insulating practices
  • Brazing/ Welding/Pipefitting
  • Read & Interpret blueprints
  • Other Duties assigned
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Good mechanical skills and use of hand and power tools
  • Safe work practices and safety rule compliance
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications and basic computer skills
  • EPA Certified
  • MUST have a valid and insurable driver’s license
  • CLEAN driving record


  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid Travel Time
  • On-the-job training at our training facility in Orlando, FL
  • Multiple job sites around the state
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • 401k with match
  • Referral Bonus Program

 Location Information: 188 Triple Diamond Blvd., Unit A1 & A2 Venice, Fl 34275

Application Information: If you are interested, please apply by sending your resume and completing an online application: Job Application Form – Advanced Refrigeration & Air, Inc (advref.com)

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