Sheet Metal Journeyman (Boynton Beach)

Harper Limbach, LLC

Boynton Beach, FL, USA

Full time

$24-28 (hourly)

Nov 1

The incumbent fabricates, assembles, installs, and repairs sheet metal products and equipment. S/he may occasionally oversee and direct the work of a small group of laborers.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shears, forms, handles, bends, and welds thin sheet metal during the fabrication process.
  • Operates shears, plasma machines, press brakes, welding machines, and other various hand tools.
  • Loads and unloads trucks of material to be staged and installed throughout the jobsite.
  • Hangs steel supports from ceiling joists and concrete slabs to hold ducts in place.
  • Measures and marks dimensions and reference lines on metal sheets.
  • Drills holes in metal for screws, bolts, and rivets. Installs metal ducts with supportive frameworks.
  • Fabricates or alters parts at construction sites on an as-needed basis.
  • Fastens seams and joints by welding, bolting, or riveting.
  • Reviews blueprints and specifications to determine work sequence and effective, safe procedures.
  • Completes all AHA’s and daily huddles, and pre-plans work to ensure safety, productivity, and quality.
  • Inspects equipment, structures, and materials to identify the cause of errors, safety hazards, or other issues, and solutions or escalates them appropriately.
  • Facilitates knowledge transfer and teaches trade skills to less experienced tradespeople.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position operates primarily in the field. Jobsite work is likely to entail varying exposure to weather, potentially harmful materials or chemicals, fumes, odors, noise, dangerous machinery, and/or other conditions typically associated with a live construction site.
  • Depending on the work location, the incumbent may be exposed to extreme temperatures, inclement weather, noise, poor ventilation/lighting, and other hazards or conditions typically associated with a construction job site.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

(Approximations on a daily basis)

 

Standing, Walking4-6 HoursSitting1-2 HoursReaching Above Shoulder Height2-4 HoursWorking with Body Bent at Waist2-4 HoursWorking with Arms Extended at Shoulder Level1-2 HoursKneeling, Crawling, Squatting1-2 HoursHand Tool Manipulation2-3 HoursPushing, Pulling1-2 HoursTwisting, Turning2-4 HoursDriving Commercial Vehicle1-2 HoursClimbing Ladders, Stairs1-2 HoursLifting, Carrying without Assistance (Maximum)50 Pounds

TRAVEL:

  • This position may require up to 15% travel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from high school, vocational school, or training equivalent.
  • 5-8 years of mechanical contracting experience.
  • Ability to work from blueprints, sketches, and oral instructions under limited supervision.
  • Must be construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the methods, practices, techniques, tools, and equipment employed in the joining, jointing, cutting, bending, threading of all types of HVAC piping.
  • General knowledge of the hazards of the trade and necessary precautionary measures.
  • Willingness and ability to work nights and overtime on an as-needed basis.
  • Capacity to leverage leadership skills to facilitate learning, teamwork, and collaborative relationships.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Rigging and Signaling Certification.
  • Forklift Certification.
  • Aerial and Scissor Lift Certification.
  • Completed OSHA 30-Hour Training.
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certification.
  • Qualified candidates are asked to apply to this position directly via our Open Opportunities page at https://harperbuildingsystems.com/careers/open-opportunities.

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