Summary Sheet Metal Worker near Whitehorse (YT)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "sheet metal worker" was moved from the group Sheet metal workers (NOC 7233) to the group Sheet metal workers (NOC 72102).
Find key facts and figures about working as a sheet metal worker. The following information is applicable to all Sheet metal workers (NOC 72102).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Sheet metal workers fabricate, assemble, install and repair sheet metal products. They are employed by sheet metal fabrication shops, sheet metal products manufacturing companies, sheet metal work contractors and various industrial sectors. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.
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College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
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Median wage in Yukon
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- Measure and mark sheet metal according to template
- Prepare tenders and quotations
- Operate metalworking machines to cut, punch, drill, shape or straighten sheet metal
- Operate laser cutters
- Utilize computerized quantity take-off
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