Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic

Install, service and repair refrigeration and air-conditioning systems.
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$1400 per week
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    Moderate

    Overview

    Airconditioning and refrigeration mechanics assemble, install and repair industrial, commercial and domestic air-conditioning and refrigeration systems.

    Work is indoors and outdoors; on construction sites, in commercial buildings and at private homes. Expect to work at heights or in confined spaces such as ceiling cavities.

    Suited for those with a practical interest in mechanics, electrics and equipment maintenance. Good customer service and troubleshooting skills are important.

    Day-to-day

    • consult with clients and design engineers about system installation
    • establish job requirements from drawings and specifications
    • assemble and install pipe work for refrigeration/air-conditioning systems
    • install or oversee the installation of refrigeration/air-conditioning systems
    • check existing systems for leaks and faults
    • repair and maintain systems; record the cause of malfunctions and the action taken
    • test and balance systems once they are installed.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

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