Training

NATURE OF WORK:

Fabricates and installs architectural sheet metal, industrial, and ducts for heating and air condition systems in residential and commercial buildings. Lay out, and bends, cuts, and performs all operations needed to form metal into the desired shapes. Installs and maintains heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment.

 

PHYSCIAL DEMANDS:

Medium work: Should be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs; frequent lifting or carrying up to 25 lbs. Should be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, feel, and see.

 

BASE WAGE FOR TRAINED WORKER:

Journeyman: $26.09*

Apprentice: $11.74 - $22.18*

*With benefits: 401(k), local pension, national pension, health and welfare, apprentice/journeyman training.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Both inside and outside, with exposure to noise and vibration. The work varies considerably, depending upon the installation. Often work is prepared in the shop then transported to the job for installation. Must be able to work from ladders and scaffolds, sometimes in awkward positions.

 

TRAINING DURATION:

A five (5) year program of night classes. (900 classroom hours)

Minimum of 10,000 hours of on the job training.

 

USUALLY EMPLOYED BY:

Sheet metal shops, heating and air condition contractors, architectural shops, industrial shops, and specialty shops.

 

WHEN TO APPLY:

The training center will accept applications Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm. Applications must be submitted in person, and you must meet the minimum qualification requirements. NO EXCEPTIONS

 

MUNIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Be at least 18 years of age

2. Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D.

3. Provide a valid Driver’s license

4. All applicants are subject to a Substance Abuse Test prior to being hired to any sheet metal shop.

 

 

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