Sheet Metal Worker

So, you think you might want to be a Sheet Metal Worker?

Do you like heavy metal? Consider a career as a Sheet Metal Worker.

Job Description

Sheet Metal Workers design, fabricate, assemble, install and repair sheet metal products. In fabrication work, sheet metal workers layout and measure pieces to specifications. They use tools such as power shears, press brakes, drill presses and computerized cutting equipment to cut and shape material. They assemble and join the pieces with various techniques such as welding and using mechanical fasteners.

Sheet metal fabrication shops, sheet metal products manufacturing companies and sheet metal work contractors that supply BC’s Construction Sector typically employ Sheet Metal Workers.

Look below to find out which sectors of BC’s economy you can work in if you pursue this trade.

Red Seal Trade
Industry Training Authority (ITA)
Salary & Job Information
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For more information on how much Sheet Metal Workers make, the expected number of future job openings, where the jobs are and the current workforce opportunities specifically for this trade, visit the Work BC Career Profile here.

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