SHEET METAL WORKER
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Performs skilled work at the journeyman level in the construction, installation and maintenance of sheet metal structures; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under supervision, an employee in this class performs skilled work requiring the application of efficient trade performance in a variety of tasks involving the use of sheet metal. Employees are responsible for determining materials and work methods used and they occasionally supervise unskilled or semi‑skilled assistants. Work assignments are received orally or in writing from a superior and work is checked while in progress and upon completion.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK
Lays out, cuts, forms, rivets, and solders sheet metal to the extent of completing a specified project.
Fabricates, installs and repairs air ducts, pipes, skylights, gutters and drains.
Repairs slate, tile, tin and gravel roofs.
Reconditions warm air-heating units.
Erects guards around exposed heating units and machines.
Occasionally installs and repairs steel ceilings.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of the practices, materials, methods and tools of the sheet‑metal trade.
Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work
Ability to work from plans and specifications, and to follow rough sketches and oral instructions.
Ability to lay out work for self and others.
Ability to climb and work in high places.
Possession of current Journeyman level Sheet Metal Workers license (Sheet Metal Workers International Association).