Sheet metal workers perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Inspect product quality and installation to ensure conformance to specifications.
B. Sheet metal workers may specialize in on-site installation or shop manufacture of sheet metal products, or servicing and maintenance of installed equipment and systems.
C. Read engineering and architectural drawings, sketches and work specifications to be performed, and lay out, measure and mark sheet metal according to drawings or templates
D. Develop patterns for sheet metal using computer-assisted design and drafting (CAD) software package
E. Operate light metalworking machines such as shears, brakes, punches, and drill presses, including computer numerical control (CNC) equipment to cut, bend, punch, drill, shape or straighten sheet metal
F. Operate computerized laser or plasma cutting equipment to cut sheet metal
G. Install and use rigging and hoisting equipment