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Sheet Metal Worker
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 material, 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 [Sheet-Metal Lay-Out Worker (any industry) 809.281-010] 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 hand tools and portable power tools. Welds, solders, bolts, rivets, screws, clips, 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-drafting (CAD) equipment to develop scale drawings of product or system. May operate laser-beam cutter [Laser-Beam-Machine Operator (welding) 815.682-010] or plasma arc cutter [ARC CUTTER, PLASMA ARC (welding) 816.364-010] to cut patterns from sheet metal. May be designated by type of metal as Coppersmith (any industry); Tinsmith (any industry); or according to type of activity as Fabricator, Special Items (any industry); Model Maker, Sheet-Metal (any industry); Product-Development Worker (any industry); Roofer, Metal (construction); Sheet-Metal Installer (any industry); Sheet-Metal Worker, Maintenance (any industry); Shop Mechanic (any industry).
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Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
0510ABO Apprenticeship INJ
FL005081357
8000Julie Cowan 2Brevard
0510Florida Gulf Coast Chapter ABC, Inc. GNJ
FL007720004
8000Nick Nowell 3Hillsborough
0510North Florida Sheet Metal Workers JATC
FL008460001
8000George Richardson 1Duval
0510Northeast Florida Builders Association GNJ
FL008730002
8000Christina Thomas 1Duval
0510School Board of Broward County Florida Physical Plant Operations IJ
FL007740006
8000Roseanne Farino 5Broward
0510Sheet Metal Workers LU #32 JAC
FL007470002
8000Frank Combs 4Dade
0510Sheet Metal Workers' Local 15 JATCTF
FL007690001
8000Tom Biehl 2Seminole
0510Tri-County Apprenticeship Academy GNJ
FL004040001
8000Christine M. Sardina 4Lee