James Lawson Pierson “Jamie”
Simpsonville, SC 29681
HVAC Professional / Technical Trainer / Consultant
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Master HVAC-R license holder
Mechanical Qualifier State of South Carolina HVAC-R
NATE Certified – heat pumps
EPA Universal Certification
Start-up and operation of mechanical contracting firm as owner/president
Managed maintenance and production for various types of businesses
Excellent troubleshooting skills and problem solving ability
Excellent people skills and customer service ability
Preferred Home Services Charleston/Greenville South Carolina
August 2021 - present
Director of Training
Recruit and screen HVAC, Plumbers, and Electrician candidates with little to no prior experience. Then, train them into truck ready tradesmen using a combination of subscription technical training such as Nextech and HVACLS as well as develop experienced backed curriculum.
Provide scheduled training and technical assistance to existing work force working with service and installation managers as needed on day to day basis.
Lennox Industries Inc.
Field Technical Consultant III
October 2012 - August 2021
Provide product training and technical assistance (both remote and in person) to multiple Lennox dealers in the Carolina and Georgia markets. Including interfacing with homeowners to resolve issues with dealers in todays changing and technically challenging market.
Pierson Heating and Cooling Inc.
Owner – January 1st 2012 – October 1st 2012
Comfort Systems USA Inc
South Carolina Commercial Service Manager, September 15th 2008 – December 31st 2011
Coordinate commercial service technicians for HVACR repairs, service, and preventive maintenance.
LUWA Bahnson Mechanical Systems, Greenville SC/Charlotte NC
Senior/Lead Commercial Service Technician, 2006 – September 12th 2008
Preventative maintenance, repair of all types of commercial HVAC-R systems, and controls.
NAI Earle Furman, Greenville, SC
Senior Technician, 2006 - 2006
Start-up of property maintenance division for established firm providing all types of facility repair and preventative maintenance of commercial and industrial properties.
Pierson Mechanical Inc., Greenville SC
Owner/President, 1998 - 2006
Start-up and operate a mechanical contracting firm providing new installation, repair, retrofit, and preventative maintenance of all types of HVAC&R equipment and controls.
TSC, (The Service Company), Greer SC
Residential Installation Manager, 1998 - 1998
Responsible for multiple crews installing and retrofitting HVAC equipment and controls.
Bob Jones University, Greenville SC
HVAC&R Department Manager, 1993 - 1998
Responsible for all aspects of HVAC&R Equipment and controls on a university campus environment and ancillary locations including a multi-story hospital, dairy farm, 5000+dining and kitchen facility, multi-story dorms, offices, 5000+ seat auditorium, etc.
United Parcel Service, Atlanta GA
Plant Engineering Supervisor, 1986 - 1993
Responsible for all aspects of maintenance and management for the facilities in the Georgia district. Coordinate both in house employees as well as outside contractors.
International Paper Company, Atlanta GA
Industrial Mechanic, 1985 – 1986
Repair and maintenance of corrugated package manufacturing plant.
Reynolds Aluminum, Atlanta GA
Industrial Mechanic, 1984 – 1985
Repair and maintenance of aluminum recycling facility.
Southern Brass and Aluminum, Atlanta GA
Foundry Manager, 1982 – 1984
Manage all aspects of static sand mold casting of parts to supply the railway and power distribution industries.