Sheet Metal Worker

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Sheet Metal Worker

Reference # SMW
Contract Type Fixed Term Contract
Location Tsumeb, Namibia
Introduction Sheet metal workers are responsible for installing and sometimes fabricating thin metal sheets used in a variety of applications. They have daily duties such as fastening metal seams, welding, bolting, creating supportive frameworks, taking measurements and manoeuvring material around.
Job Functions Sheet Metal Worker
Industries Mining
Specification Operational Execution:

·        Read and work from engineering drawings and specifications to determine the kind and quantity of materials needed

·        Utilize mathematics and pattern layout development methods to achieve the end product results

·        Measure, bend, cut, shape, and attach pieces of sheet metal to make the products using computer-controlled saws, lasers,  shears, and presses

·        Measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on metal sheets

·        Before assembling pieces checks each part for accurate measurements. If necessary, they use hand rotary or squaring shears and hacksaws to finish pieces

·        Use sheet metal for roofs, rain gutters, siding, ventilation, heating, and air-conditioning duct systems

·        Work with plastic and fiberglass materials

·        Fasten sheeting using devices such as bolts, rivets, screws, and solder

·        Required to use hand and power tools and equipment including shears, breaks, and punches and forming presses, edging and crimping machines, hammers, grinders, etc.


Health and Safety:

·        Be safety-conscious, careful, responsible, accurate and practical in the execution of tasks

·        Conducts all work activities in a safe and environmentally responsible manner by not taking on any task(s) that are perceived as unsafe and if in doubt, consults Supervisor/Engineer before proceeding

·        Comply with the Health and Safety regulations

·        Wear PPE gear as required

Quality Control:

·        Ensure quality of work is in accordance with specifications and regulations and the required standard of work is maintained at all times

Requirements – High school diploma or equivalent
– Ability to lift heavy materials and tools
– Must be able to read and interpret blueprints
– Excellent math skills preferred
– 1-4 years of sheet metal experience

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