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Sheet Metal Workers

On the Job


Sheet Metal Workers make, assemble, install, and repair products made of sheet metal. They work with ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and other products. They may cut, bend, shape, or straighten sheet metal.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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