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JOB DESCRIPTION

SHEET METAL APPRENTICE 
Construction Division

Purpose and Scope:

Our four-year Apprenticeship program aims to develop a skilled and qualified workforce for our company. Apprentices play a crucial role in our success by assisting Jr. Mechanics and Lead Mechanics in installing commercial piping systems or HVAC systems based on job specifications and blueprints. Because the construction industry is occasionally dependent upon uncontrollable economic factors, employees may be assigned to projects or tasks in other departments as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Arrive on time and leave at the end of the workday.

  • Adhere to company policies and maintain a professional appearance.

  • Follow instructions from the Lead Mechanic on the job site.

  • Perform work with superior workmanship according to company standards.

  • Work in compliance with current codes and regulations.

  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations and policies.

  • Collaborate with the team to meet man-hour goals for each job.

  • Complete required training as outlined in the Apprentice program.

  • Communicate effectively with supervisors regarding job-related matters.

  • Attend required meetings.

  • Demonstrate progress in skill development throughout the apprenticeship program.

  • Assist with tasks as needed to accommodate workflow changes.

  • Properly maintain company-owned property, such as tools and equipment.

 

Organizational Leadership:

Apprentices report to their Lead Mechanic on a daily basis. However, they will also receive supervision from the Piping Field Supervisor to oversee their performance and progress in skill development and training.

Job Requirements:

  • Education and Training: High School Diploma or GED required. Vocational training in plumbing, piping, or sheet metal with a commitment to the apprenticeship training program.

  • Experience: No formal experience necessary, although desired.

  • Additional Skills or Requirements: Valid Virginia Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be capable of performing physical tasks common in the construction industry, including kneeling, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing ladders, bending, crawling, and lifting at least 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work in various weather and job site conditions, including hot and cold temperatures.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance

  • Bonus pay (Gain Share payouts) 

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