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Refrigerationists

Install, maintain and repair residential, commercial or industrial central air conditioning systems.

If you like precision, you will be at ease in that trade. You will be able to use your sense of observation and your ability to interpret plans. Don’t hesitate, find out more!

 
Average salary33$ / hour
 

Description

Refrigerationists install, maintain, repair and overhaul residential central air conditioning systems, commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and combined heating, ventilation and cooling systems. They are employed by refrigeration and air conditioning installation contractors, various industrial settings, food wholesalers, engineering firms and retail and servicing establishments. 

Profile(s)

  • Enterprising
  • Investigative
  • Realistic

Each profession is associated with a combination of three initial letters corresponding to one of the six RIASEC profiles. Profile combinations are determined based on skills, fields of interest and certain personality traits.

Main tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings or other specifications
  • Measure and lay out reference points for installation
  • Assemble and install refrigeration or air conditioning components such as motors, controls, gauges, valves, circulating pumps, condensers, humidifiers, evaporators and compressors using hand and power tools
  • Measure and cut piping, and connect piping using welding and brazing equipment
  • Install, troubleshoot and overhaul entire heating, ventilation, air handling, refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Start up system and test for leaks using testing devices
  • Recharge system with refrigerant, check and test regulators, calibrate system and perform routine maintenance or servicing
  • Repair and replace parts and components for entire refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation or heat pump systems
  • May install, maintain and repair equipment in refrigerated trucks used to transport food or medical supplies
  • May prepare work estimates for clients.

Training

DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (DVS)

Réfrigeration

Description of the Refrigeration program

To register for Refrigeration

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laurentides
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • Grande région de Montréal

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