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From keeping our cool to delivering fresh food, keeping refrigeration and air conditioning working is essential to the modern world.
A refrigeration and air conditioning engineer works on all manner and size of commercial, residential, public and industrial projects, typically after construction and production is completed.
From ensuring a safe and reliable installation in accordance with relevant standards, through to diagnosing malfunctions, system maintenance or upgrading, and fault finding and correction, the skills of communication, technical knowledge of systems and operations, concentration, precision and attention to detail are crucial.
The most talented engineers are most likely to lead the industry in innovating and resolving issues relating to climate and environment. Affecting development and wellbeing, including health, this engineer has immense potential to make a positive impact on communities and economies locally and globally.
Important elements of the challenge include:
The ability work on refrigeration systems and piping is needed for this Skill.
Judges are also marking Competitors on their knowledge of electrical wiring and component and system installation
It is important competitors are able to diagnose malfunctions and are able to repair or replace refrigeration parts.
Extra marks are awarded to those who can demonstrate safe working practices.
|Medallion for Excellence||723||Wisley Pereira||Brazil|
|Medallion for Excellence||721||Ryan Matsuba||Canada|
|Medallion for Excellence||721||MOHAMMAD AFIZ RUSLAN||Malaysia|
|Medallion for Excellence||718||Nathan McHugh||Australia|
|Medallion for Excellence||716||Andrés Felipe Arias Gómez||Colombia|
|Medallion for Excellence||716||krzysztof Zamajtys||United States of America|
|Medallion for Excellence||711||JUI-HUNG TSAI||Chinese Taipei|
|Medallion for Excellence||703||Piyanan Chaoplayna||Thailand|
|Medallion for Excellence||700||Emanuel BUDEANU||Spain|
|697||CHI CHING LAU||Hong Kong, China|
|691||Olve Lyngstad Skjerve||Norway|
|656||Tyrone Claude Bunce||South Africa|
|625||Roudha Bin Bahr||United Arab Emirates|
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