SHEET METAL APPRENTICESHIP
This is an ABC PNW sponsored apprenticeship program.
- Must be at least 17 years of age (proof required)
- Completion of one year of high school algebra, integrated math or equivalent post-high school algebra course(s) with a grade of C or better
- or: High School Diploma or GED
- or: WorkKeys assessments in the following areas with a score of 4 or higher on each assessment as evidenced by an Oregon Career Readiness Certificate (silver level or higher):
- Applied mathematics
- Reading for information
- Locating information
- Please provide your ID information before the end of the month you intend to apply
All applications are reviewed and scored based on the applicant’s documentation. The applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and complete the interview will be scored and ranked. Based on the score– the applicants are then placed in ranked order to the Pool of Eligibles. All supporting documents must be submitted by the closing date of announcement.
PLEASE APPLY FOR THIS APPRENTICESHIP AT ABCPNW.ORG
Sheet metal workers fabricate and install fittings and duct work used in construction or industry for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems in residential, commercial and industrial applications.
They install siding, roof gutters, skylights, restaurant equipment and outdoor signs. Sheet metal workers set up and operate shears, press brakes, hand brakes, bending rolls, welding machines and other equipment to cut, form and attach metal together for applications such as metal roofing and stainless steel work for restaurants, kitchens and hospitals.
They prepare shop and field drawings manually and with computer programs. Computer skills are becoming increasingly important for controlling industrial equipment.
Apprenticeship applicants must be at least 17 years of age. In addition, applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, or international equivalent and have completed one year of high school algebra, Integrated Math 2, or equivalent post-high school algebra course(s) with a grade of C or better, or equivalent math placement test scores.
The work is performed both indoors and out, using scaffolding, ladders and high lifts, and in awkward positions and cramped spaces. Sheet metal workers may work in shops performing fabrication work or on construction sites, doing installation.
LENGTH OF APPRENTICESHIP
Classroom Hours: A minimum of 189 hours per year for 4 years.
On-the-Job Training: 8,000 hours (approx. 4 years)