Sheet Metal Job Description

Sheet Metal Job Description

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Sheet Metal Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective sheet metal job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included sheet metal job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Fully analyzes all required blueprints, drawings, work orders and sketches in order to fabricate and install desired product or part
Solid knowledge and understanding of system operation, building plans and working drawings
Operates Fab Shop and Machine Shop machinery and equipment
Install all mod kits (air conditioners, sliding doors, rescue hoist, FAST rope systems, .)
Prepares and uses materials to be cut in a matter to keep waste to a minimum
May operates metal cutting equipment to accurately cut materials to job specifications
Will be installing sheet metal duct
Installing all thread, trapeze style hangers
Will need all tools required for fabrication such as
Must have basic set of sheet metal tools

Sheet Metal Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Sheet Metal

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EPA, OSHA10, OSHA, IX, ASME, ASE, OAP

Education for Sheet Metal

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the sheet metal job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Technical, Education, Associates, General Education, Engineering, Department of Education, Mechanical Engineering, Military, Business, Manufacturing

Skills for Sheet Metal

Desired skills for sheet metal include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Dial indicators
Torque wrenches
Micrometers
Sheet metal brakes and sheers
Aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting
Processes and equipment in related area
Repair procedures and replacement of parts
Drawings
Blueprints

Desired experience for sheet metal includes:

May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc
Apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience required
Knowledge of all tooling required to complete work task (shears, brakes, .)
Sophomore status pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
Notify immediate supervisor of any suspected un-airworthy condition noted while performing their duties
Other various duties as needed or assigned

Sheet Metal Examples

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Sheet Metal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a sheet metal. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for sheet metal
  • Forms all shapes and sizes of sheet metal as per drawings or work instructions
  • Installs aircraft parts and structural components
  • Rotate through all the tasks required including
  • Layout, fabricate, assemble, install, sheet metal products and equipment, such as ductwork, plenums, fire dampers, diffusers, air handling units, VAV boxes, fan power boxes, and other related equipment
  • Use hand tools and portable power tools in the installation of joints of duct such as slide and drive, TDF, snap lock, and other assemblies as required
  • Load and unload construction materials from trucks and into buildings
  • Works safely, encourage others to do so and complies with applicable health and safety-related rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Perform other duties as directed by job site supervisor
  • Previous experience as a Sheet Metal Mechanic working on commercial construction projects
  • Experience with layouts and ability to install commercial sheet metal systems
Qualifications for sheet metal
  • Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices and their uses to produce structural components and equipment
  • Five (5) years aircraft structural repair experience and/or the completion of specialized courses in aircraft structural repair
  • Be able to assemble sheet metal products and sub-assemblies for trucks and skids in a swift and quality minded manner
  • HVAC Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Working along and supervising two helpers
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment requiring awkward stances and positions such as stooping, twisting, and reaching for periods of time throughout an 8 to 10 hour day
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Sheet Metal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a sheet metal. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for sheet metal
  • Must be capable of interpreting and understanding complex mechanical drawings and schematics of various components and performing to detailed written tasks to accomplish precision fabrication of sophisticated pressure control and regulation components
  • For machine dependent operations, selects proper tooling, programs and edits to machines
  • Works with others, using continuous process improvement tools and techniques and just-in-time manufacturing techniques, to develop and install process improvements that positively impact manufacturing through-put, machine and human resources utilization, space utilization, organization and other factors
  • Monitoring productivity across all shifts, including the amount and type of work assigned the quality and quantity of work accomplished
  • Using knowledge of model manufacturing, material characteristics, industrial processes, metal forming, inspection methods and equipment, the contractor will determine materials and methods to establish cost effective setups and applies the determination made to the fabrication projects
  • Projects require the fabrication of complex, unique and one of a kind parts
  • Apply a comprehensive, intensive and practical knowledge base of experience and a wide range of skills to develop innovative methods to produce high tolerance finished components and models
  • Determine proper bend radii for a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials, including aluminum alloys, mild steels, high yield steels, stainless steels, copper, and bronze alloys
  • Use analytic techniques and technical knowledge to diagnose and determine root cause of fit and finish deviations and other fabrication issues
  • Design, build and research specialized tooling and fixtures to be used to support the production of complex components
Qualifications for sheet metal
  • FAA Airframe & Power Plant Certificate is required
  • CMF 15 aviation MOS series or other military/commercial equivalent (15G preferred)
  • The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of employees throughout the organization
  • Must be able to work from ladders or elevated work surfaces
  • Will be forming, cutting, and some grinding of sheet metal
  • Required to perform set-up, programming, and operation
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Sheet Metal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sheet metal. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for sheet metal
  • Ability to setup, operate and troubleshoot all standard conventional sheet metal equipment
  • Use of Amada HDS, HG and RG series press brake machines to form and finish sheet metal components
  • Carry out metal finishing procedures on finished components
  • Use of pinch roller machines to roll large sheet metal plates
  • Manufacture of sheet metal arcs, cylinders and cones
  • Use of overheard cranes, forklifts and other resources to stage and move parts
  • Ensure all finished components meet the highest quality and inspection standards
  • Follow all safety procedures and protocols in manufacturing environment
  • Estimation of sheet metal construction jobs
  • Working with CAD programs
Qualifications for sheet metal
  • 2 years trades training and or minimum one year experience in an industrial environment
  • Must have basic tools of the trade
  • Knowledge of sheet metal processes
  • Six or more months of demonstrated experience in power tool operation, welding, or related areas
  • Ability to follow directions and work independently part of a team
  • Necessary Tools of the Trade
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Sheet Metal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a sheet metal. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for sheet metal
  • Sales of services to potential new clients
  • Performing preventive maintenance, site surveys, installations, and modifications as needed or requested by the customer
  • Products used include elements of heating, cooling, and ventilation systems
  • Fabricate and repair products for drainage and roofing applications
  • Ability to shear parts accurately to the dimensions given
  • Ability to layout positions, locations for structural components
  • Locate and mark reference lines such as center lines, frames lines
  • Align metal parts or structural components in relation to each other with use of dogs, wedges, jacks, turnbuckles and other construction aids
  • Must know how to layout most sheet metal patterns proficiently
  • May be assigned miscellaneous tasks outside craft as required
Qualifications for sheet metal
  • 2-4 years of experience (Residential and/or Commercial Sheet Metal)
  • Select appropriate type of sheet metal, such galvanized iron, copper, steel, aluminum
  • Work with work with fiberglass, plastics, and other nonmetallic materials
  • OSHA 10 Card a Plus!
  • Graduate of an FAA approved aviation Maintenance Technical School w/ minimum of three (3) years of experience in an airframe assembly environment
  • Must be available to work any applicable shift and weekends
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Sheet Metal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a sheet metal. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for sheet metal
  • Set up and operate all cutting, fabricating, and forming machines, and tools, such as shears, brakes, bending rods, punch and drill presses, grinders, buffers, files and all other tools required
  • Provides technical assistance to other technicians, as needed, and integrates support of other technicians into effective project support
  • Maintain certifications, licenses, permits, , required for performance of assigned tasks
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problem and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies
  • Perform or assist with any departmental operations, under direction, to maintain work flow
  • Maintain security clearance, area permit(s), licenses, certifications, required for performance of assigned tasks
  • Measure, mark dimensions and lay out material to be installed using tools such as scribes, rulers, calculators and squares
  • Fasten joints and seams in sheet metal with solder, welds, caulk, bolts and metal driver clips, ensuring work is done carefully and bonds will last
  • Install assemblies, including pipes, HVAC ducts, flashings, rain gutters and furnace casings in supportive frameworks
  • Ensure that efficiency is maximized while fabricating and installing HVAC systems
Qualifications for sheet metal
  • Construct, fabricate, alter, and repair architectural sheet metal components (wall panels, roof panels, claddings, gutters)
  • Accurately form and shape materials to prescribed measurements
  • Must be able to weld and soder the metal into position
  • Cut Sheet Metal by hand or by using proper shears
  • Preference will be given to Citizens and/or Residents of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • 5 O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics and English Language

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