Radiator repairers test radiators for obstructions or leaks and make repairs as necessary.
Duties & Tasks
Radiator repairers may perform the following tasks:modify and repair plastic and aluminium tank radiators
pump water or compressed air through the unit and flush it with cleaning solvents to remove blockages such as rust or mineral deposits
remove and clean the radiator core by inserting a rod or submerging it in a solvent
solder or braze leaks and install new or repaired cores in the vehicle
repair or replace other units in the cooling system, including faulty water pumps, thermostats and leaky head gaskets.
Radiator repairers usually work outdoors or in an open workshop.
enjoy practical and manual activities
good hand-eye coordination
able to solve problems