What does it involve?
Mechanical building services engineers maintain the components used in heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.
They install split system air conditioning units and fabricate, install and maintain systems in homes, office buildings, hospitals and factories.
You could be installing a heat pump in a residential house one day and doing commercial maintenance in a shopping mall or an office tower the next.
Normally an 8-hour day; sometimes working longer may be required.
Work can include:
- installing split system air conditioning;
- ventilation and air conditioning engineering (fabricating, installing and maintaining systems in office buildings, hospitals and factories); and
- refrigeration engineering in warehouses, ships, containers and trucks.
You are likely to work is a huge variety of locations.
Does this sound like you?
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How much could I earn?
$41k - $73k
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