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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 624G
Category: Maintenance Trades & Labor


Lead and work with sheet metal mechanics to perform journey-level sheet metal work.

Distinguishing Characteristics

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.

Typical 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.

Legal Requirement(s)

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.

Persons legally authorized to work in the U.S. under federal law, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, are eligible for employment unless prohibited by other state or federal law.

Desirable Qualifications

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

Revised Legal Requirements; effective June 6, 2024, due to adopted legislative action.