Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics plan, prepare, and lay out cooling and heating-cooling systems used in residential, commercial, institutional, or industrial settings. They install and start up refrigeration and air cooling systems; connect piping; and maintain, service, repair, and replace cooling system components and accessories.
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Apprentice wage increases with skills and expertise. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $26.00 per hour.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic (313A)
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination?
|Are you able to work indoors and outdoors? Are you comfortable working at all heights?
|Do you enjoy working with different hand tools?
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?
|Do you pay attention to detail? Do enjoy problem solving?
|Can you look at a diagram or blueprint and visualize how things come together?
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Are you interested in travelling for work?
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic may be for you!
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