Sheet Metal Workers

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Sheet Metal Workers

Apprenticeship Director: Marilyn Hart Reed

Assistant: Tina Sloan

Chemeketa Community College
5/264
PO Box 14007
Salem OR 97309-7070
Phone: 503.399.5255
Fax: 503.399.5257

 

Will be open for application August 28 - September 11, 2014

Applications only accepted during opening.

Job Description

Sheet metal workers fabricate, layout and install sheet metal products and systems.

Qualifications

*H.S. Diploma with 2.0 GPA or GED with 2300 points

*Minimum of one year of high school algebra or integrated Math 2 with a grade of 'C' or higher

or post high school algebra with a grade C or higher or submit equivalent math placement scores

*Must be at least 17 years of age

Working Conditions

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.

Average Journey-Level wage 2014

$22.10 per hour

Opportunity for two pay raises per year during program.

Recommended High School or College Courses

Trade Skills Fundamentals Algebra I & II
Residential Wiring Geometry
CPR/First Aid Certification Trigonometry
Drafting/CAD Calculus
Construction classes Electrical Theory
Blueprint Reading Electronics
Welding  

Related Training

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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Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!

Mid-Valley Sheet Metal Workers MA #1060 - Blank MPR form