Career Starter - Fresno County
Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers
Install, service, or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments.
Annual Median Wage:
$48,588.80 ($23.36 per hour)
Education:
Post-secondary certificate
Skills
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
Installation Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
Knowledge
Physics Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Design Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
Building and Construction Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Customer and Personal ServiceCustomer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
Mechanical Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Work Tasks
Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts
Service heating, ventilation or air-conditioning (HVAC) systems or components
Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning
Repair pipes to stop leaking.
Ladder
       
Job Estimator
     
Manufacturer's Service Specialist
   
Service Manager
 
Supervisor
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technician