Responsibilities

  • Making sure heating and ventilation systems work efficiently so that they are saving energy – and money
  • Fitting pipe systems and heating equipment (as a heating installer)
  • Putting in ventilation systems and ductwork, by cutting, forming, welding and joining different materials together (as a ductwork installer)
  • Planning and carrying out repairs and maintenance (as a service engineer)
  • Making sure any systems in place do what their original design said they should do (commissioning engineer)
  • Designing and installing the control panels that work the heating systems (control engineer)

Requirements

Course in one of the following subjects:
  • Heating and ventilation
  • Plumbing
  • Building services
  • Mechanical engineering

Skills
  • Practical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Number skills
  • Attention to detail