Sheet Metal Mechanics and Helpers
Position Summary for Sheet Metal Mechanic:
Plans, lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs and repairs sheet metal parts, equipment and products utilizing knowledge of working characteristics of metallic and nonmetallic materials, machining and layout techniques, using hand tools, power tools, machines and equipment. Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling and installing sheet metal products. Selects gauge and type of sheet metal, such as galvanized iron, copper, steel or aluminum, or nonmetallic materials such as plastics or fiberglass, according to product specifications. Lays out and marks dimensions and reference lines on material using scribers, dividers, squares and rulers, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and layout techniques to develop and trace patterns of product or parts or using templates. Sets up and operates fabricating machines such as shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls and routers to cut, bend, block and form or straighten materials. Shapes metal material over anvil, block or other form using hand tools. Trims, files, grinds, deburrs, buffs and smoothes surfaces using caulks or bonds component parts to assemble products, using hand tools, power tools and equipment. Installs assemblies in supportive framework according to blueprints, using hand tools, power tools and lifting and handling devices. Inspects assemblies and installation for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, dial indicators, gauges and micrometers. Repairs and maintains sheet metal products. May operate computer aided equipment to facilitate production.
Position Summary for Sheet Metal Helper:
Assists workers engaged in fabrication and installation of structural or sheet metal products, performing any combination of the following tasks: Lifts, positions and handles work pieces to assist in fitting or installation; holds tape and rods and marks reference points to assist in layout; loads, stacks and transports stock, tools, dies and work in process by hand or truck; attaches rope or grappling equipment to work pieces to prepare work piece for moving by crane or jib; paints metal stocks using paintbrush; picks up and trucks scrap from work area.
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We encourage Minorities and Females to Apply. EOE M/F/D/V. VA Cont. Lic., Class A, #2701-029434A.