A number of professionals work as refrigeration equipment installation and repair experts. In this line of work, you can certainly expect to work around a variety of deep freezers for restaurants, ice makers, commercial grade walk in freezers, residential home refrigerators, and other machines and systems used to keep foods at cooler temperatures. This is a very important business, and countless restaurant and bar owners, catering business operators, homeowners, and industrial workers count on freezer and refrigeration units. While you may have to handle equipment installation at times, you may have to repair or replace used refrigerators at other times.
There is some on-the-job training that pertains to this line of work. After all, you will need to understand refrigerator or cooler installation, as well as equipment parts like valves, air compressors, and cooling systems. For instance, a bakery may need your assistance with a walk in freezer that needs to be fixed. You may also need to assist a restaurant with an ice machine, or a residential homeowner with a major refrigeration appliance. As a technician in this line of work, you will often need to assess certain machines and refrigeration systems, and then acquire specific parts to fix them. Some customers may also ask for information on refrigerator and freezer rental units. These are another option that some businesses and restaurants consider.
When you work in this business, you may encounter a number of different residential homeowners, as well as commercial restaurant managers, industrial business workers, and bakery owners at times.