Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers


Install and repair industrial and commercial refrigerating systems.
Also called: HVAC / R Technician (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Refrigeration Technician); Refrigeration Mechanic; Refrigeration Technician (Refrigeration Tech); Service Technician (Service Tech)

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • computers and electronics
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Math and Science
  • physics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Technical
  • figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work
  • repairing machines or systems using the right tools
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

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
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Persistence
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Facilities management software
  • Facility energy management software
  • Johnson Controls Metasys
    Industrial control software
  • Building automation software
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    certificate after high school
    some college
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