State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SHEET METAL MECHANIC LEAD
Lead and work with sheet metal mechanics to perform journey-level sheet metal work.
Positions in this class are distinguished by the responsibility to assign and lead work at a project or job location, to instruct other journey sheet metal workers, to correct and specify methods, and to perform skilled sheet metal repair and fabrication work.
Perform all duties of a sheet metal mechanic;
Lead assigned personnel in the performance of work;
Assure adherence to safety rules and precautions by assigned personnel;
Develop preliminary cost estimates for construction, installation, and repair;
Develop methods and procedures followed by assigned personnel;
May perform work in other trades;
Perform related duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment of sheet metal trade; safety precautioning; sheet metals and their characteristics and uses.
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.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
One year, full-time experience as a journey sheet metal mechanic, or equivalent trade skill.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis.
Class Specification History
New class adopted March 7, 1973.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted July 2, 1990.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 5456), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007, effective
July 1, 2007