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.
|Primary Industry||Architecture and Construction|
|Indiana Average Salary||$48,160.00|
|Average Time to Fill||38 days|
|Typical Education||High school diploma or equivalent|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||959|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||2.57 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||5,068|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||11.88 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Occupational Health and Safety|
|Mig and Tig Welding|