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Mechanical Contractor

Greenville, SC
October 18, 2022

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James Lawson Pierson “Jamie”

** **** ***** ****

Simpsonville, SC 29681

Cell: 864-***-****

HVAC Professional / Technical Trainer / Consultant


Master HVAC-R license holder

Mechanical Qualifier State of South Carolina HVAC-R

NATE Certified – heat pumps

EPA Universal Certification

Journeyman Electrician

Journeyman Plumber


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.

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