Job Openings and Career Opportunities With Merrill Sheet Metal Works

Our Culture

For more than a century, Merrill Sheet Metal Works has provided reliable heating and cooling comfort for homeowners and businesses in central and north central Wisconsin. We’ve achieved the sought-after national endorsement of Bryant Heating and Cooling, and we are among the top installation contractors for a well-known ductless home comfort systems business. We also offer one of the largest selections of fireplaces, stoves, inserts, and charcoal grills in the area. As an established, three-generation, family-operated business, we take great pride in our work and our employees.

Merrill offers terrific benefits and an informal, fun-loving atmosphere. Our smaller family environment is close-knit and filled with “people persons” who are particularly good at interacting with others. Our employees are team-oriented, passionate about what they do, and inspired to think outside the box. Our culture is truly special, and we believe it is one of the reasons that our team members say our ownership is a great place to work.


Merrill Sheet Metal employee fishing trip


Current Open Positions

Whether you’re a skilled installer, service technician, or dispatcher—or any other HVAC or fireplace service technician, we would be happy to hear from you. See our job descriptions below to find out if we’re looking for you!

HVAC Service Technician

Summary:
To provide maintenance on residential heating and air conditioning systems according to company standards providing the customer with a high quality experience. Must have ability to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair heating, cooling, and ventilation systems, as well as the desire to expand knowledge base. Reports to the service manager.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good driving record
  • Experienced in HVAC (5-10 years)
  • Ability to work comfortably and safely on ladders
  • Ability to operate power and hand tools safely
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Skilled at customer service and communication
  • NATE-certified or willingness to acquire certification
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Willingness to travel daily
  • Perform on-call emergency service (rotating basis)
  • Comply with and pass drug testing

Pay range: $15-$25 (based on experience and incentives)

HVAC Installer

Summary:
To install heating and air conditioning systems to company standards providing the customer with a high quality experience. From laying out the dimensions of ductwork to installing, connecting, and testing equipment to ensure proper functionality, this position covers the many facets of HVAC in new construction and existing buildings. Reports to the installation manager or supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good driving record
  • Experienced in HVAC (5-10 years)
  • Ability to carry 100 pounds
  • Ability to load and unload trucks
  • Ability to work comfortably and safely on ladders
  • Ability to operate power and hand tools safely
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Skilled at customer service and communication
  • NATE-certified or willingness to acquire certification
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Willingness to travel daily
  • Perform on-call emergency service (rotating basis)
  • Comply with and pass drug testing

Pay range: $15-$25 (based on experience and incentives)

Fireplace Service Technician/Installer

Summary:
To provide the service and/or installation of fireplaces, hearth products, and hearth accessories. Gas, wood, pellet, and electric appliances may be involved. Responsible for responding to service calls that include product installation and/or repair of fireplaces, gas logs, and grills. Knowledge of direct-vent and vent-free fireplaces is a plus. Assists senior technician when needed.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good driving record
  • CSIA and NFI certified or willingness to acquire certification
  • Experienced in residential hearth appliances and venting systems
  • Ability to load and unload trucks
  • Ability to work comfortably and safely on ladders, rooftops, and scaffolding
  • Proven knowledge of general construction, carpentry, and masonry
  • Ability to operate power and hand tools safely
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Skilled at customer service and communication
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Willingness to travel
  • Comply with and pass drug testing

Pay range: $15-$25 (based on experience and incentives)

Why work at Merrill?

Working at Merrill can bring significant rewards, both personal and professional. We believe our employees’ happiness and fulfillment is essential, which is why we provide many different learning and certification opportunities, training, and tuition reimbursement. We offer many benefits including paid vacation, overtime bonuses, sales incentives, and flex scheduling. Learn more about what makes Merrill a rewarding, challenging, and fun place to work and the things our employees value most about their experience here.

Merrill Sheet Metal Works is:

  • Recognized as one of the Midwest’s BEST Bryant Factory Authorized HVAC Dealers
  • Recognized as a Certified Chimney Sweep by the Chimney Safety Institute of America
  • Affiliated with the Better Business Bureau, Merrill Chamber of Commerce, and Wausau Chamber of Commerce

Merrill Sheet Metal Works offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Flex scheduling
  • Company vehicle and gas, uniform, and specialty tools (for technicians)
  • Professional development and ongoing training
  • Professional development and ongoing training
  • Paid vacation and holidays, overtime bonuses, sales incentives
  • Group social activities (baseball games, holiday party, and more)
  • Continuing education and career opportunities offered

What Our Employees Say About Merrill Sheet Metal Works

“I’m impressed that Merrill Sheet Metal and its third-generation owners are actively involved in the community and always looking for ways to grow and improve.”
Bill Schug, Marketing Manager, Since 2016

“If you can relate to people, you can work with them. I have a hard time letting go of work in the field, so I bring in the right people to work all avenues of the business—people stronger in the areas that I’m not—to make the company grow stronger and better than ever.”
Kurt Wendt, President, Since 1997

“What I think is so unique is how we marry the small company feel with an unending drive to become better every day. We strive to remain progressive in our fields of expertise.”
Mike Ninnemann, Sales Manager, Since 2012

“This is a small business where employees have names—not numbers. Our growing business cares about customers and what’s right for them.”
Lori Wendt, Office VP, Since 2013

“This is a nice place to work. They will teach you and advance your career.”
Michael Wendt, Technician, Since 2016

“We take more time to do things right.”
Dylan Barnes, Technician, Since 2016

“As a family-owned business, we treat customers the way we’d like to be treated.”
Matt Behnke, Technincian, Since 2016