Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
Also called: Refrigeration Mechanic, Refrigeration Technician, Service Technician, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Refrigeration Technician (HVAC / R Technician)
In the Air Force: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Apprentice; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Craftsman; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Helper; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Journeyman
In the Army: Utilities Equipment Repairer
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Maintenance Support Equipment Electrician/Refrigeration Mechanic; Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician
In the Navy: Shore-Based Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician; Utilitiesman; Utilitiesman Basic
- Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
- Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system.
- Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
Hearing and Speech
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Facilities management software
Data base user interface and query software
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.