heating engineer


Heating engineers install and maintain gas, electric, oil, solid-fuel and multiple fuel heating and ventilation equipment as stand-alone heating and ventilation systems or build into machinery and transport equipment. They follow instructions and blueprints, perform maintance on systems, perform safety checks and repair the systems.

Alternative label

  • solid fuel heating inspector

  • HVAC heating mechanic

  • HVAC inspector

  • oil fired heating inspector

  • solid-fuel fired heating inspector

  • electrical heating engineer

  • coal fired heating inspector

  • heating technician

  • coke fired heating inspector

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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