Construction Career Feature — Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers cut, fabricate, and install sheet metal products for heating, ventilation and air conditioning.


PRIDE of St. Louis, Inc.



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Sheet metal workers are essential to the construction of buildings’ environmental control systems, installing the and maintaining the sheet metal products and systems for heating and cooling. They also install specialty roofs, gutters, and architectural sheet metal. Sheet metal workers start as pre-apprentices for six months, followed by 9,000 hours of on-the-job and classroom training. Apprentices attend classroom training 20 days each year for four years and five days their fifth year.


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