The HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) or mechanical equipment serviceperson installs, services and repairs industrial, commercial, residential refrigeration, air conditioning, heating equipment, motors, compressors, temperature controls, circulating/ventilating equipment and control circuits according to blueprints and engineering specifications.
The HVAC / mechanical equipment serviceperson is responsible for maintaining numerous pieces of equipment, diagnosing problems, and taking corrective action when necessary.
Apprenticeship training for an HVAC / mechanical equipment serviceperson includes everything from basic shop and heating to electrical codes and gas & oil controls. The five-year training program through the Piping Industry allows apprentices to obtain 8,500 hours of on-the-job training under the direction of a professional HVAC or mechanical equipment serviceperson while earning a competitive wage.
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