SHEET METAL FABRICATION

Category: SHEETMETAL

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Job Title

Sheet Metal Worker

Position Summary

Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings. Work may involve any of the following: setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal; shaping metal using forms and hammers; operating soldering and welding equipment to join sheet metal parts; inspecting, assembling, and smoothing seams and joints of burred surfaces. Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain an exhaustive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. At any time, Management may change duties, responsibilities, and activities with or without notice.

Essential Function

  • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material, according to drawings or templates, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, and rulers.
  • Maneuver completed units into position for installation, and anchor the units.
  • Install assemblies, such as flashing, pipes, tubes, heating and air conditioning ducts, and furnace casings, in supportive frameworks.
  • Select gauges and types of sheet metal or non-metallic material, according to product specifications.
  • Drill and punch holes in metal, for screws, bolts, and rivets.
  • Fasten seams and joints together with welds, bolts, solder, caulks, metal drive clips, and bonds to assemble components into products or to repair sheet metal items.
  • Fabricate or alter parts at construction sites, using shears, hammers, punches, and drills.
  • Trim, file, grind, de-burr, buff, and smooth surfaces, seams, and joints of assembled parts, using hand tools and portable power tools.
  • Finish parts, using hacksaws, and hand, rotary, or squaring shears.
  • Maintain equipment, making repairs and modifications when necessary.
  • Transport prefabricated parts to construction sites for assembly and installation.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.

Handling and Moving Objects - Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds.
Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Ability to understand written and oral instructions.
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment - Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, aerial lifts, and passenger vehicles.
Thinking Creatively - Developing or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Documenting/Recording Information - Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.

Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

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