Careers in the HVAC Industry

September 2, 2018

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the number of jobs for HVAC installers and mechanics will likely grow by 15 percent between 2016 and 2026. The BLS predicted that the number of jobs for the average profession will increase by seven percent between 2016 and 2026. If these predictions are correct, 50,000 new positions will need to be filled in the HVAC industry by 2026. Here is some information about the most common careers in the HVAC industry. AC Technician AC technicians are responsible for the maintenance of a consistent and accurate temperature in controlled climates. Typically, these HVAC professionals find themselves working for homeowners and business owners. While AC technicians typically work regular hours, they also often need to be on call just in case business owners and homeowners are in need of emergency repair services. HVAC Engineer HVAC engineers coordinate and plan the installation of HVAC systems. They also perform evaluations to test the performance of installed HVAC systems. Based on the evaluations, HVAC engineers may seek to boost the efficiency of these HVAC systems by making recommendations. HVAC engineers are also often responsible for designing climate control systems. HVAC Installer HVAC installation involves setting up...

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