Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7331

Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics install and maintain oil, coal and wood heating systems in residential and commercial buildings. They are employed by heating systems installation and service companies.

Job Duties for Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics

  • Read and interpret drawings or specifications to determine work to be performed
  • Lay out oil burner heating system components and assemble components using hand and power tools
  • Install oil burner components such as thermostats, motors, piping and safety devices, and connect to fuel supply, ventilation and electrical system
  • Test installed unit and adjust controls for proper functioning
  • Troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning oil burners, and their components and controls
  • Install, maintain and repair coal and wood heating systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service on oil and solid fuel heating systems.

Working Conditions for Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics

Work is generally performed indoors, where safety measures are followed to prevent injury from machinery, equipment, tools, and heat.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Coal Furnace Installer
  • Coal Furnace Installer-mechanic
  • Forced Air Furnace Installer (except Gas)
  • Furnace Installer And Repairer (except Gas)
  • Furnace Maintenance Mechanic (except Gas)
  • Furnace Mechanic (except Gas)
  • Furnace Repairer (except Gas)
  • Furnace Repairman/woman (except Gas)
  • Heating Mechanic
  • Heating Service Mechanic
  • Heating System Mechanic
  • Heating Systems Installer
  • Heating Systems Servicer
  • Heating Systems Technician
  • Heating Technician
  • Oil And Solid Fuel Heating Mechanic
  • Oil Burner Apprentice
  • Oil Burner Installer
  • Oil Burner Installer And Repairer
  • Oil Burner Maintainer
  • Oil Burner Mechanic
  • Oil Burner Mechanic Apprentice
  • Oil Burner Repairer
  • Oil Burner Servicer
  • Oil Burner Technician
  • Oil Furnace Installer
  • Residential Oil Burner Installer And Servicer
  • Residential Oil Burner Mechanic
  • Solid Fuel Heater Installer
  • Solid Fuel Heating Installer
  • Stoker Erector
  • Wood Burner Installer
  • Wood Burner Maintainer
  • Wood Furnace Installer
  • Wood-burning Appliance Installer
  • Wood-burning System Installer
  • Furnace Installer And Repairer (except Gas)
  • Heating Service Mechanic
  • Heating Systems Technician
  • Oil Burner Installer
  • Oil Burner Mechanic
  • Oil Burner Mechanic Apprentice
  • Wood Burner Installer