Career Starter - San-Joaquin County
HVAC and Refrigeration Finishers
Install, service, or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments
Annual Median Wage:
$45,843.00 ($22.04 per hour)
Post Secondary-Non Degree
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. See more occupations related to this skill.
Installation Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications. See more occupations related to this skill.
Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. See more occupations related to this skill.
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 the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Customer 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 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.
Job Estimator
Manufacturer's Service Specialist
Service Manager
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technician