Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
- Braze or solder parts to repair defective joints and leaks.
- Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
- Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.
- Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment.
- Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts and reassemble repaired systems.
- Read blueprints to determine location, size, capacity, and type of components needed to build refrigeration system.
- Supervise and instruct assistants.
- Install wiring to connect components to an electric power source.
- Perform mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming.
- Cut, bend, thread, and connect pipe to functional components and water, power, or refrigeration system.
- Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system.
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Projections Quick View:
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Moderately High ($36,000 - $49,999)