Mid-Valley Sheet Metal Workers JATC
The Mid-Valley Sheet Metal JATC Apprenticeship Program will be open for applications June 12 - June 30, 2017.
Applications will only be accepted during openings.
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Sheet metal technicians fabricate and install fittings and ductwork used in the construction industry for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems in residential, commercial, and industrial applications.
* 17 years old or older
* High School diploma with a minimum 2.0 GPA or GED
* Must have one of the following:
- Minimum of one year of high school algebra or integrated Math 2 with a grade of 'C' or higher
- A post high school algebra with a grade C or higher (Math 060 and 070 at Chemeketa)
- A college math placement test with placement into Math 70 or higher
Women, Veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply!
The work is performed both indoors and out, using scaffolding, ladders, and high lifts, and in awkward positions and cramped spaces. Sheet metal workers may work in shops performing fabrication work or on construction sites doing installation. Apprentices complete a minimum of 7200 hours of on-the-job training to qualify as a sheet metal worker.
The average journey-level wage for 2017 is $23.05 per hour.
Opportunity for two pay raises per year during program.
Recommended High School Classes or College Courses
|Trade Skills Fundamentals||Algebra I & II|
|CPR/First Aid Certification||Trigonometry|
|Construction classes||Electrical Theory|
Classroom instruction is combined with on-the-job training to provide the most comprehensive course of study for an apprentice in the sheet metal trade.
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