Summary Sheet Metal Worker in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a sheet metal worker. The following information is applicable to all Sheet metal workers (NOC 7233).
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.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- Measure and mark sheet metal according to template
- Operate metalworking machines to cut, punch, drill, shape or straighten sheet metal
- Operate laser cutters
- Grind and buff seams, joints and rough surfaces
- Inspect products to ensure quality and conformity to specification
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