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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6285 

Occ. Group: 

Sheet Metal Worker

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in planning and estimating job requirements, and fabricating metal components. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Reads blueprints, work orders, etc.

Estimates type and amount of materials and miscellaneous supplies.

Calculates size of duct to carry specified air flow by cubic feet per minute.

Bends, shapes, forms and otherwise fashions metal to build desired product.

Works as an A/C Heating Mechanic as assigned.

Repairs duct work and related components, and hangs duct work in buildings.

Uses special hand tools and machines common to metal worker's trade.

Drives truck.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to use sheet metal in construction.

Skill in the use of hand tools common to the sheet metal worker trades.

Ability to install, maintain and repair air conditioning/heating systems.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.

Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings, blueprints, and schematics.

Ability to solder and braze.

Skill in operating self-propelled transporting equipment (trucks, tractors, and fork lifts). 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Valid driver's license; high school graduate or equivalent; five years experience in sheet metal layout and duct work in A/C and heating; or vocational school graduate with a major in sheet metal work; or vocational school courses in sheet metal, welding, or metal shop plus one year on-the-job training as a sheet metal worker. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
5/1/83          7     6420232140

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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