Top 5 Reasons to Become a Propane Service Technician

November 26, 2019

Are you a trade school student thinking about your next step after graduation? Or maybe you are an Energy Professional looking to make a career move. Have you considered becoming a Propane Service Technician? They are in high demand in the Pennsylvania propane industry.

Benefits of Propane Service Technician Careers

  1. Hands On
    Propane Service Technicians are hands on. You’ll be doing everything from setting tanks and running lines to installing and fine-tuning propane appliances and equipment. This is the ideal position for critical thinkers. In addition, you’ll get to work with a wide variety of equipment and people, so every day will be different.
  2. Desirable Hours
    Propane Service Technicians primarily work during their company’s regular business hours. Depending on the employer, this could be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or something similar. This means you have the opportunity to spend evenings and weekends as you choose.
  3. Strengthen Your Community, Protect the Environment
    You’re making a positive impact on your community by keeping families warm, encouraging farms to grow, and helping businesses run smoothly. Propane is not only a safe fuel, it’s an approved clean fuel listed in the 1990 Clean Air Act. Working in the propane industry, you’ll be helping to lower greenhouse gas emissions and leaving a positive impact on the environment.
  4. Competitive Wages
    On average, Propane Service Technicians earn $55,000 per year. And that is just the average! There are many opportunities for income growth as your expertise develops.
  5. Opportunity for Growth
    You will receive in-depth technical and on-the-job training along with instruction in safety and the basics of working with propane. This can lead to opportunities to work with high-tech propane-powered vehicles, installation of large community propane systems, and more!

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