Oil Heat System Technician

Oil heat system technicians install, repair and maintain all types of oil-fired domestic and commercial appliances, equipment, components and systems. They may design, assemble and install the heating and ventilation systems, install oil burner components such as control devices and associated wiring, install fuel supply systems and connect the plumbing to mechanical and electrical systems.

NOC: 7331

Designation Year: 1976

Designated Red Seal in: BC, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, PE, YT
Trade title: Oil Heat System Technician, in BC, NB, NL, NU, PE
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Oil Burner Mechanic (YT), Oil Heat Systems Technician (NS, NT)

Occupational Standard for current exams

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Sample Questions

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Ellis Chart

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