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Employment & Careers

Job Openings in the Chapel Hill, NC Area

At Bud Matthews Services, we want you to succeed as much as you want to. Our goal is to provide the tools you need to become an efficient, productive member of our team. If you are a highly motivated individual seeking a career in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or appliance services, we offer several benefits that might interest you:

  • Competitive pay scale
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Achievement recognition
  • Ongoing education
  • Health, dental & medical benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan

We believe the key to success is creating a working environment that fosters an enjoyable atmosphere and shared objectives. We feel we have created just that at Bud Matthews Services.

To learn more about our career openings, contact Bud Matthews online or call our team at 919-929-0203.

Current Job Openings

HVAC Service Technician/Installer

Compensation: Based on experience

Employment type: Full-time

Bud Matthews Services, a mid-sized, family-owned contractor serving the Greater Chapel Hill area for over 40 years, is seeking a residential HVAC Service Technician/Installer. This position requires knowledge of all aspects of the HVAC trade.

Position duties/tasks:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, service, and install all types of HVAC equipment, including heat pumps, package units, straight AC and mini-splits
  • Provide training and technical support for other service technicians
  • Effectively communicate with customer by asking/answering questions and making recommendations for replacement options for aging and inefficient systems
  • Use mobile dispatch app on phone/pad device to properly record work order notes, service follow-up/recommendations, and prepare customer invoices
  • Keep truck inventory stocked and organized

Position requirements:

  • 5 or more years of field experience as an HVAC mechanic technician
  • Tools for the trade
  • Knowledge of North Carolina mechanical and electrical codes
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Energetic personality
  • Well-organized and ability to work independently
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Health, dental & vision benefits
  • Bonus/incentive opportunities
  • Paid vacation/holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company vehicle

Admin Support for HVAC/Plumbing Service Company

Compensation: Competitive

Employment type: Full-time – Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Bud Matthews Services, a licensed mechanical contractor, specializing in residential HVAC, plumbing, and appliance repair/replacement is seeking an experienced dispatcher with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in a service-related company to join our team. The desired candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Position duties/tasks:

  • Take incoming customer calls
  • Schedule and maintain the dispatch board for all service calls
  • Obtain advance repair approval when necessary and update work orders in the service database
  • Effectively address and resolve customer concerns and/or complaints
  • Provide administrative assistance to constructive department manager

Position requirements:

  • Ability to communicate empathy
  • Proven capability to process high volumes of work with great accuracy and detail
  • Professional and positive attitude with the desire to take a leadership role
  • Demonstrate initiative to offer suggestions to improve current office processes
  • Positive attitude


  • Health – 50% employer contribution for employee
  • Vision & dental – employee 100% contribution
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match

Licensed Electrician

Compensation: Listed in ad posting

Employment type: Full-time – Monday-Friday 7:30am-5pm

Bud Matthews Services, licensed general contracting company, specializing in residential remodels, additions, and repairs, is seeking a licensed electrician to join our team of professionals.

Position duties/tasks:

  • Perform skilled electrical duties required to provide new service or make electrical modifications for residential construction
  • Determine condition of electrical equipment, troubleshoot malfunctions, and determine needed repairs
  • Identify materials and quantities needed for new and repair projects
  • Evaluate customer requests and provide work order descriptions and cost estimates
  • Follow established processes and procedures

Position requirements:

  • Must be licensed in the state of North Carolina
  • Have working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Be professional and courteous
  • Be self-motivated and have an ability to work with minimal supervision


  • Health, dental & vision
  • Bonus/incentives opportunities
  • Paid vacation/holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company vehicle
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Certifications & Affiliations

We recognize that our services are of a special and often emergency nature, and we remain fully committed to fulfilling the needs of our community even as potential demand for our services may increase with more families either choosing to or being required to remain home for extended periods of time. More importantly, the safety of our employees and customers is always our highest priority, and we recognize that heightened diligence and focus on health and safety is required during these challenging times. We are actively monitoring updates from the CDC, WHO and local health officials; and we have been proactively and continually implementing measures and developing plans to prioritize the health and well-being of our employees and customers. Including:

  • Equipping all technicians with masks, gloves, and disinfectants.
  • Social distancing – Avoid handshakes and limit direct contact with customers during their visit.
  • Requiring technicians to clean all surfaces with disinfectants before and after performing work.
  • Requiring all employees to stay home if they are experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing or fever.