HVAC Test Technician Internship
Plymouth, MN 
Posted Today
Job/Internship Description

Daikin Applied's HVAC Test Technician Internships are based in the Plymouth, MN Technology Center. Students will be assigned projects in the Tech Center to support daily development activities for Applied Terminal and Air Handling products. Projects will cover a broad spectrum of technical areas. This position will have the opportunity to be part of growing team within a world-class testing facility at our Plymouth, MN Test Center. This role is key technical resource for the development of commercial HVAC equipment in the Daikin Technology Center Laboratory.

Technician interns will have an opportunity to:

  • Develop an understanding of industry standards covering method of testing and compliance (AHRI and ASHRAE)
  • Gain experience with lab grade instrumentation and measurement application techniques
  • Exposure to engineering processes and development tools
  • Build, operate, and test advanced next generation equipment prototypes
  • Utilize basic electrical wiring skills to setup, modify, and troubleshoot test units
  • Apply fundamental HVAC skills (brazing, reading schematics, troubleshooting, refrigerant handling, etc.).

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (A.A.S) program
  • Successfully completed at least one semester of coursework toward AAS degree
  • Ability to work a minimum of 35 hours per week for the duration of the summer and 20 hours during the school year
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Post-Internship Full-time benefits include:

  • Climate controlled environment and guaranteed 40 hours per week
  • Set hours without travel
  • Shift differential for 2nd shift (10%) and 3rd shift (15%)
  • On-site training, tuition reimbursement and career growth opportunities
  • Daikin Applied offers a robust and competitive benefit package.

Daikin Applied is a member of the global air conditioning company, Daikin Industries. Daikin Applied manufactures technologically advanced commercial HVAC systems that customers from around the world can trust to advance their needs for performance, reliability and energy efficiency. We develop innovations that create the right environments for successful businesses and critical applications. The people at Daikin Applied are committed to using their expertise to advance HVAC technologies and support our customers with efficient and reliable solutions. Daikin Applied products and services are sold through a global network of dedicated sales, service and parts offices.

Daikin Applied, formerly known as Daikin McQuay, was started in 1924 and has an extensive history of developing new, industry-leading innovations and technology. Our award-winning Rebel rooftop units, Magnitude magnetic bearing chillers, Pathfinder air cooled chillers and Intelligent Equipment set new standards for efficiency and value for building owners. Also, our extensive water source heat pump and applied technologies, aftermarket service, and parts operations provide support to keep our customers' operations running smoothly.

Daikin Industries, Ltd. is a Fortune 1000 company with 2018 revenues in excess of $20 billion and more than 60,000 employees worldwide. Daikin was named one of the world's most innovative companies by Thomson Reuters.

HVAC equipment, Internet of Things (IoT) for HVAC, energy management, aftermarket service support and replacement parts, and turnkey solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employment: It is the policy of Daikin Applied to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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As soon as possible
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