Automotive air conditioning fitters install and repair air conditioning units in various types of vehicles and machinery, such as cars, trucks, vans and tractors.
Duties & Tasks
Automotive air conditioning fitters may perform the following tasks:install, fit and connect the unit to the electrical wiring and engine
fill the unit with refrigerant and test it for leaks and malfunctions
carry out maintenance work on existing units, including testing, fault finding, dismantling, repair or replacement of faulty parts, re-assembly and final testing.
Most of the work is done in a workshop.
enjoy practical and manual activities
good hand-eye coordination
aptitude for mechanical work
able to keep up to date with technological change