Hot Air Furnace Installer-and-Repairer

Install and repair hot-air furnaces, stoves, and similar equipment.
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Very Good

Salary Range
$26,000 – $67,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Hot Air Furnace Installer-and-Repairers do?

Installs and repairs hot-air furnaces, stoves, and similar equipment in accordance with diagrams and other specifications, using handtools and pipe-threading tools: Constructs foundation of concrete or other noncombustible material. Assembles and positions heating units in accordance with diagrams, using handtools. Cuts holes in floors and walls to form air duct outlets. Installs air ducts, smoke pipes, blowers, and stokers, following blueprints of building and using handtools. Installs fuel pipes, using dies, pipe cutters, and pipe wrenches. Wraps insulating asbestos around air ducts. Connects and adjusts timers and thermostats. Inspects inoperative heating units to locate causes of trouble. Disassembles heating unit and replaces or repairs defective parts, using handtools. Cuts, bends, and crimps sheet metal to repair furnace and stove casing and pipes, using crimpers, files, snips, handbrakes, and sheet metal hammers. Reassembles and starts heating unit to test operation.


Should I be a Hot Air Furnace Installer-and-Repairer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Furnace Installer-and-Repairer, Hot Air, Furnace Repairer, Hot Air Furnace Installer and Repairer See More

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