HVAC Apprentice (3rd or 4th Year)

HVAC / CVAC Ottawa, Ontario Kingston, Canada


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, drives your career development, embraces diversity, and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth (a GDI company) team today! 

Job Summary: 

Assists a Refrigeration Journeyman in the assembly, installation, and repair of HVAC/R equipment, products, and systems as well as to work on roof tops, boilers and chillers. 


  • Read, interpret, create, and maintain drawings and specifications.
  • Assists in the installation of HVAC/R-related equipment and components.
  • Assists in the overhaul and servicing of HVAC/R units and systems.
  • Assists in the repair, replacement, and adjusting of worn or broken parts on condensers, compressors, and water and vacuum pumps.
  • Assists in the repairs and adjusting of valves, piping connections, fittings, and couplings.
  • Assists in the installation of motors, thermostats, and humidistats.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by and in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety, and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations.
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality System operating procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.



  • High School degree, diploma, or a GED equivalent qualification from a certified college
  • Enrolled in an HVAC/R Apprenticeship Program (3rd to 4th year) with conduit experience
  • Knowledge of the practices, methods, tools, materials, and equipment of the plumbing trade.
  • Current Gas license G2 or greater
  • A current and valid Ontario driver’s license.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills an asset


Why work at Ainsworth (a GDI company)? 


Ainsworth (a GDI company) is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:  


Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RSP matching and generous vacation 

Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives 

Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable 

Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company 


While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 


Ainsworth (a GDI Company) is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request. 


Ainsworth (a GDI Company) is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference. 



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