Work in Iowa STEM Jobs

Job Information

Golden Rule Plumbing Heat HVAC Apprentice in Grimes, Iowa


General Info

Job Type: Full-Time

Minimum Years of Experience Required: Entry Level

Minimum Years of Education Required: High School/GED

Must be Authorized to Work in the US & have a Valid Driver's License

You’re the best and you want to join a team that appreciates you, where you can create your own opportunities.

Who We Are

We keep on growing because we only hire the best, and our customers love us for it. We’ve been at this a long time here in the Des Moines Metro. You’ve probably seen our trucks and our ads. What you don’t know is what it’s like to be a part of a team like this. How much you feel appreciated when you don’t cut corners. How much we inspire ongoing training and education. How it feels to have customers rave about you and demand that you’re the only technician that works in their home. How much you can earn when you truly are the best. People often come to us looking for a job. They stay with us because they find a fulfilling career, room to grow, and opportunities to excel.

We provide best in class training for our Team Members. We also provide continuing education for our team members and we also provide ongoing training to develop our Team Members!

Job Description:

The HVAC Service Technician will provide excellent customer service, perform residential and light commercial HVAC service work, and provide technical explanations to non-technical clients.

Job Duties and requirements:

  • Ability to perform all HVAC repairs and replacements to code.

  • Must be capable of troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and explaining all problems and options to the client.

  • Must be capable of performing a thorough and accurate HVAC inspection and communicating findings to the client.

  • Ability to complete paperwork legibly.

  • Ability to communicate with dispatcher and call center personnel (eg. Debrief, email, etc).

  • Ability to perform calculations necessary for HVAC work as well as calculations necessary for invoicing purposes.

  • Must be comfortable asking for payment and collecting money and getting financing approved for clients.

  • Must comply with all safety standards and processes.

  • Ability to communicate the benefits of service agreements to the client.

  • Must be responsible to follow up on calls as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience preferred not required.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to climb ladders and work in close spaces.

  • Must present a professional image by arriving on time, being neat and well groomed.

  • Must be authorized to work in the US.


We have a four step pay scale, this allows us to pay employees based on there skills and there desire to learn new skills. The scale starts at entry level with a pay of $14.00 to $30.00 per hour plus incentive pay.


  • Learn hands on in our Golden Rule University training center and classroom. We will train you in our apprentice to junior tech and junior tech to senior tech programs. As well as helping you receive industry certifications like becoming a NATE accredited service tech.

  • We provide you financial assistance for additional schooling so you can become a Journeyman in your trade.


  • If you can achieve the above and looking for a fun and rewarding opportunity, you have found the right company.

  • Our top performers are among the highest paid technicians in the Des Moines Metro. You’ll have unlimited earning potential.

  • Company supplied, take it home at night, new and safe, super-cool company truck/Fuel provided.

  • Medical Insurance -- Health is only $5 per pay period for employee – After 5 years, health for ENTIRE family is only $5 per pay period) – tiered rates for years of service up to 5 years.

  • Dental Insurance – 50% company paid premium

  • Vision insurance offered - $1.41/per pay period

  • Life insurance – company provided 25K term life policy – additional voluntary life insurance offered at competitive rates

  • New technology, including iPad & access to integrated software.

  • State of the art tools, parts and supplies.

  • 401k Plan with a 3% company match/Profit Share after 1 Year of employment.

  • Healthiest You App – Online medical info/clinic service offered free to employees and their families if on company insurance

  • A family. This is last on the list because it’s most important. We care about our team, and expect you to bring that same caring when you join. We do a lot more than just work together. You’ll come to love our company outings, and you’ll build life-long friendships at Golden Rule PHC.

If you want to be part of something bigger than just a job – make this career move and find exactly what you’re looking for. You will work in a place where you will be appreciated by your team and customers, and where your work has a direct effect on the success of the company. If this sounds like you, spend a little time learning about Golden Rule PHC by visiting When you're ready, please supply us with your resume and application through our company website.