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Trane Technologies HVAC Systems Application Engineer in La Crosse, Wisconsin

HVAC Systems Application Engineer

La Crosse WI 2213 S 20th 12, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States


Requisition # 2102551

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Position Description

Use technical knowledge acquired through field and customer support, individual study, research, professional relationships, and field experience to positively influence company activity and industry practices in technically sound ways that are beneficial to the company. Support field sales organization and Trane customers in applying Trane equipment and controls into HVAC systems to meet desired system performance while helping Trane acquire business. This is done through direct support and via authoring company and industry publications. Position is expected to be active in key industry association work to grow knowledge base and industry influence.

Core responsibilities:

  • Support field sales engineers and their customers by responding to inquiries via telephone and e-mail, and by participating in customer visits and design days.

  • Provide key technical support in pursuit of Trane business, including participation on strategic job acquisition teams.

  • Develop and deliver technical presentations for customers and industry association events.

  • Author technical articles, papers, and manuals for publication in respected industry publications like ASHRAE Journal or as part of Tranes technical publications offering (e.g., Engineers Newsletters, Application Engineering manuals).

  • Research technical issues to grow Tranes knowledge base in key areas relating to HVAC systems. This involves individual analysis, consultation with other industry experts, and publication research.

Extended responsibilities with experience:

  • Consult with Trane engineering, systems development, product management, and marketing on key product and system design requirements and issues.

  • Review technical papers, articles and other collateral internal and external to ensure technical accuracy.

  • Serve on industry association committees such as American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) in development of codes and standards.

  • Position requires 10-25% independent travel, primarily in North America.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and minimum of 5 years of HVAC related experience required.

  • Knowledge of HVAC products, components, and systems required

  • Must have strong technical skills with natural technical curiosity. Must be able to perform thorough and objective analysis.

  • Good presentation skills in front of customers and the field required.

  • Must have good writing and oral communication skills and can effectively identify key ideas and develop organized content to share those ideas.

  • Proficiency in MicroSoft® Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Additional literature or layout skills a plus.

  • Chilled and hot-water systems background preferred.

  • Prior involvement in industry and environmental associations such as ASHRAE, USGBC, ASHE or AEE a plus.

  • Consulting engineering experience a plus.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.