Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic (3421) aka HVAC&R/ Duct Installer ; Metal Fitter/ Turner/ Machinist (3232); Sheetmetal Trades Worker (3222)

  • Westlakes Recruitment
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 30/04/2021
Perm - Full Time, Temp, Independent Contractor Engineering Trades

Job Description

UNIT GROUP 3421 AIRCONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION MECHANICS


AIRCONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION MECHANICS assemble, install, maintain and repair industrial, commercial and domestic airconditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment.

Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

      • establishing job requirements from drawings and specifications, and laying out installation reference points
      • drilling holes, installing mounting brackets and cutting, bending and threading piping
      • installing and repairing components such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, switches and gauges, and copper lines for steam, gas, refrigerant, compressed air, oil and chilled water
      • bolting, soldering, riveting, welding and brazing pipes to connect equipment, and checking alignment and accuracy of fit
      • filling systems with gas or fluid to check for leaks
      • test-operating refrigeration systems, checking mechanisms and making adjustments
      • removing test gas and fluid using vacuum pumps, and filling with refrigerant
      • checking and overhauling refrigeration systems, diagnosing faults and repairing and replacing defective components
      • adjusting system controls and mechanisms and reassembling systems
      • recording causes of malfunctioning and action taken


Occupation:342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic


342111 AIRCONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION MECHANIC


Assembles, installs, maintains and repairs industrial, commercial and domestic airconditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

 

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UNIT GROUP 3232 METAL FITTERS AND MACHINISTS


METAL FITTERS AND MACHINISTS fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, and operate machining tools and machines to shape metal stock and castings.

Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

      • studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings
      • fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment
      • checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
      • setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
      • forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
      • cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
      • preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric
      • diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment
      • may erect machines and equipment on-site


Occupations:323211 Fitter (General)
323212 Fitter and Turner
323213 Fitter-Welder
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class)
323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec


323211 FITTER (GENERAL)


Fits and assembles metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Computer Numeric Control Setter
Diesel Fitter-Mechanic
Fitter-Machinist
Fitter-Mechanic
Maintenance Fitter
Mechanic (Diesel and Heavy Earthmoving Equipment)
Plant Mechanic


323212 FITTER AND TURNER


Fits, assembles, grinds and shapes metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:

Fitter Armament (Army)


323213 FITTER-WELDER


Fits, assembles and welds metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3


323214 METAL MACHINIST (FIRST CLASS)


Sets up and operates machine tools to shape and form metal stock and castings to fine tolerances, using detailed drawings and specifications.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Aircraft Machinist
Automotive Machinist
Metal Machine Setter
Metal Turner
Milling Machinist
Vertical Borer


323215 TEXTILE, CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR MECHANIC


Sets up, adjusts and maintains industrial or domestic sewing machines, or machines used in the production of yarn, textiles or footwear.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Loom Tuner
Sewing Machine Mechanic
Textile Machine Mechanic


323299 METAL FITTERS AND MACHINISTS NEC


This occupation group covers Metal Fitters and Machinists not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 3

Occupations in this group include:

Printing Engineer

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UNIT GROUP 3222 SHEETMETAL TRADES WORKERS


SHEETMETAL TRADES WORKERS mark out, shape, form and join sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.

Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

      • studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job, material and equipment requirements
      • selecting metal stock, such as stainless steel, galvanised iron, mild steel, aluminium and copper, and checking sizes, gauges and other dimensions of metal stock against specifications
      • marking out metal stock with reference points and lines, using templates, gauges and other measuring instruments
      • cutting metal stock along guidelines using hand and power shears, guillotines and drills
      • shaping and forming cut metal stock into products using folding and bending machines, rollers, presses and hammers
      • fitting and assembling components into final products by welding, riveting, soldering, brazing and otherwise joining
      • finishing products by polishing, filing, sanding and cleaning assembled products
      • may repair damaged sheetmetal products and components
      • may specialise in fabrication, or on-site assembly and installation, of sheetmetal products
      • may produce aircraft sheet metal components requiring advanced drawing and calculating skills
      • may specialise in decorative copperwork


Occupation:322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker


322211 SHEETMETAL TRADES WORKER


Marks out, shapes, forms and joins sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Metal Spinner
Sheetmetal Patternmaker

1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2