Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanics & Installers


Install, service, or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments.
Also called: HVAC Mechanic (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Mechanic); HVAC Service Technician (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Service Technician); HVAC Technician (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Technician); Service Technician

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • building and construction
    Business
  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
    Math and Science
  • physics
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Technical
  • figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work
  • installing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Industrial control software
  • Delta Controls inteliWEB
  • Honeywell WEBs-N4
    Facilities management software
  • Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
  • Cworks CMMS
    Word processing software
  • Atlas Construction Business Forms
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    certificate after high school
    associate's degree
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