Sheet Metal Workers design, fabricate, assemble, install & repair sheet metal products. They lay out and measure pieces to job specifications, using tools such as hand shears & power shears, press brakes, drill presses and computerized cutting equipment to cut & shape material. They also assemble pieces using various techniques such as welding & using mechanical fasteners.
Lay out, measure and assemble sheet metal products according to job specifications
Supply, install, service and repair air handing equipment; heating, ventilation & air conditioning (HVAC)
Operate tools such as hand shears, power shears, press brakes, drill presses and computerized cutting equipment to cut and shape material
Key Skills & Attributes
Good mechanical and mathematical aptitude
Excellent hand-eye coordination and spatial perception
Good physical condition
Institutional and Commercial Construction
New Home Building and Renovation
Heavy Industrial Construction
9000 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by three 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.
Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)
Journeyperson Wage Rate
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Sheet metal workers work with black iron, galvanized steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass, nickel, tin plate and other alloys.
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