Sheet Metal Workers
Also called: HVAC Sheet Metal Installer (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Sheet Metal Installer); Journeyman Sheet Metal Worker; Sheet Metal Mechanic; Sheet Metal Worker
In the Air Force: Aircraft Metals Technology; Aircraft Metals Technology Craftsman; Aircraft Metals Technology Journeyman; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Apprentice; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Helper; Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance; Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance Craftsman; Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman; Structural Apprentice; Structural Helper
In the Army: Aircraft Structural Repairer; Allied Trades Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Aircraft Metals Technology; Aircraft Structural Maintenance; Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance; Structural
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Intermediate Level Hydraulic/Pneumatic Mechanic; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Apprentice; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, AV-8/TAV-8; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, AV-8/TAV-8; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, F-404; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, KC-130/V-22; Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-53; Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-58; Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman; Structural Journeyman
In the Navy: Aviation Structural Mechanic; Hull Maintenance Technician; Steelworker
- Convert blueprints into shop drawings to be followed in the construction or assembly of sheet metal products.
- Determine project requirements, such as scope, assembly sequences, or required methods or materials, using blueprints, drawings, or written or verbal instructions.
- Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material such as roofing panels, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, or rulers.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Computer aided design CAD software
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software