Sheet Metal Workers

Sheet metal workers take pride in creating, installing and repairing sheet metal products such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) ducts, roofs, siding and gutters. They also work with industrial and architectural sheet metal, and bend, cut, weld and attach pieces of metal to create a finished product.

Compensation Information

Work Conditions

Both indoor and outdoor, nearly every building type

Skills Needed

Strong math, reading, spatial ability, manual dexterity, problem solving

Relevant Classes

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Science

  • Technology

  • Industrial arts

  • Drafting

  • Computers

Education and Training

  • 5-year apprentice program

  • 9,000 hours of on-the-job training

  • 1,000 classroom hours

Are you ready to see what a career as a Sheet Metal Worker has to offer?