A Day in the Trenches: Life as a Mills Air HVAC Technician

Rise and Shine: The Early Morning Hustle

My alarm blares at 5:30 AM, and I’m up before the sun. As a technician for Mills Air, I know that every day brings new challenges and opportunities to help our customers stay comfortable.

6:30 AM: Gearing Up for the Day

I arrive at the office, grab a quick coffee, and check my schedule. Today’s lineup includes:

  • An emergency furnace repair
  • Two routine AC maintenance calls
  • A new heat pump installation

I load up my truck with the necessary tools and parts, ready to tackle whatever the day throws at me.

8:00 AM: First Call – Furnace Rescue Mission

I arrive at a residential home where the family woke up to a freezing house. After a thorough inspection, I identify a faulty ignitor. Luckily, I have the part on hand, and within an hour, warm air is flowing again. The grateful smiles on the homeowners’ faces remind me why I love this job.

10:30 AM: Routine Maintenance Rounds

The next few hours are spent performing preventative maintenance on air conditioning units. It’s not the most glamorous work, but it’s crucial for ensuring long-term efficiency and preventing future breakdowns.

2:00 PM: The Main Event – Heat Pump Installation

The afternoon is dedicated to installing a new, energy-efficient heat pump system. It’s a complex job that requires precision and teamwork. My colleague and I work diligently, ensuring every connection is secure and the system is optimized for peak performance.

6:30 PM: Wrapping Up and On-Call Readiness

As I finish my paperwork and head home, I know that my day isn’t necessarily over. Mills Air provides 24/7 service, and tonight I’m on call. Whether it’s a midnight AC failure or an early morning heating emergency, I’m ready to spring into action.

Being part of the Mills Air team means being there for our community around the clock. It’s demanding work, but knowing that we’re keeping homes comfortable and safe makes every early morning and late night worth it.