ContentsOccupational Report for Sheet Metal Workers (47-2211) , Oregon Statewide
Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings. Work may involve any of the following: setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal; shaping metal over anvils, blocks, or forms using hammer; operating soldering and welding equipment to join sheet metal parts; or inspecting, assembling, and smoothing seams and joints of burred surfaces. Includes sheet metal duct installers who install prefabricated sheet metal ducts used for heating, air conditioning, or other purposes.The following related career videos are available from America's Career InfoNet:
Sheet Metal Workers
Employment Outlook for Sheet Metal Workers
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Sheet Metal Workers There are 12 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 12 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Sheet Metal Workers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 5 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 5 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Sheet Metal Workers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Sheet Metal Workers
Regional Employment Projections for Sheet Metal Workers
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Sheet Metal Workers
Educational Requirements for Sheet Metal Workers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, an apprenticeship is typically needed to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Sheet Metal Workers
Schools and Training Providers for Sheet Metal Workers The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Sheet Metal Workers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Sheet Metal Workers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.