State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SHEET METAL MECHANIC
Installs, maintains, and repairs galvanized metal and corrugated roofing and skylight flashing or stainless steel equipment;
Uses arc and acetylene welding equipment, brakes, forming rods, squaring shears, elbow machines, bar folders, emery wheels, and power punches;
Estimates materials and time needed to complete jobs;
Supervises and instructs helpers, patients, or inmates;
Repair metal windows and doors; form and weld, solder, braze, or silver solder a variety of metal objects, fixtures, equipment, and structures;
Operate hand and power brakes, forming rods, squaring shears, elbow machines, folding machines, emery wheels, power punches, and other power and hand tools;
Estimate quantity of material and hours of labor required to perform various jobs;
Service, install, and repair oil burners, fire boxes, ventilation and heating ducts;
Inspect ventilation and exhaust systems for fire hazard, hazardous fumes, and general effectiveness of operation;
Develop preliminary cost estimates for installations and repairs;
Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies;
May lead and instruct helpers as required;
May perform work in other trades;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: do arc and acetylene welding and brazing; work from blueprints, plans, and sketches; estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs; use hand and power tools.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a sheet metal mechanic;
Full journey status as a sheet metal mechanic in a union;
Four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Class Specification History
May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007