A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:
Mechanical Contractor HVAC/R Technician: installs, services, troubleshoots, and repairs HVAC/R systems at a customer’s job site.
Facilities Maintenance HVAC/R Technician: installs, services, troubleshoots, and repairs HVAC/R systems as part of a maintenance staff.
HVAC/R Equipment Manufacturer Technician: assists service companies in locating, repairing, and preventing factory defects and service problems.
Wholesale Service Representative: assists HVAC/R contractors with the selection, application, and procurement of HVAC/R equipment.
Commercial HVAC/R Systems: works with the HVAC/R systems used in commercial applications such as office buildings, schools, stores, supermarkets, and restaurants. Duties include, but not limited to, installing, servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing walk-in coolers/freezers; reach-in coolers/freezers; ice makers; large air conditioning, heating, and air distribution systems; hydronic, steam, and forced air heating systems; roof top HVAC/R systems; and digital building automation control systems.
Industrial HVAC/R Systems: works with HVAC/R systems used in an industrial setting such as manufacturing, processing, and packaging plants. Duties include, but not limited to, installing, servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing large HVAC/R equipment used in the manufacturing process, such as drive-in coolers/freezers, process chillers and boilers, dust collection systems, plant air conditioning and heating, digital control of process, and building HVAC/R equipment.
Residential HVAC/R Systems: require the Technician to work with HVAC/R systems used in the home. Duties would include, but not limited to, installing, servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing refrigerator/freezers, central air conditioning system operating controls.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.
• HVAC/R Business Owner
• Energy Management Technician
• Engineering Assistant for HVAC/R Systems