Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Draftsperson

Refrigeration and air conditioning draftspersons design and produce working drawings of mechanical systems for refrigeration and air conditioning systems within a building project so that they can be manufactured, constructed and installed.

Duties & Tasks

Refrigeration and air conditioning draftspersons may perform the following tasks:

  • design and produce relevant working drawings
  • liaise with equipment suppliers, site personnel and project managers
  • coordinate with other service contractors involved in the project and production of accurate drawings
  • site measuring
  • attend site meetings.

Working conditions

Refrigeration and air conditioning draftspersons work predominantly in the computer-aided design (CAD) environment and often work closely with professional engineers and tradespeople.

Personal requirements

  • enjoy technical and design activities
  • aptitude for problem-solving
  • good communication skills
  • able to work as part of a team
  • willing to accept responsibility and supervise other people
  • normal colour vision.
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