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High-end Earners in
North Carolina ( Top 10% )
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  • Install heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems for customers
  • Install electrical wiring and controls and test for proper operation
  • Connect systems to fuel and water supply lines, air ducts, and other components
  • Inspect and maintain customers' HVACR systems
  • Replace outdated systems with energy-efficient technology
  • Determine HVACR systems' energy use and make recommendations to improve efficiency
  • Repair systems and replace parts when problems arise
  • Ensure the systems meet safety regulations to keep the environment safe
  • Record activities, installations and repairs over time
  • Dispose of hazardous parts and chemicals in an ethical and safe manner
  • Test individual components to determine necessary repairs
  • Use blueprints or design specifications to install or repair HVACR systems
North Carolina Job Outlook
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