About Sheet Metal Workers Local 45

Sheet Metal Workers Local 45 is an affiliate of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Works (SMART), comprised of the highest skilled craftsmen in the industry. Its members are Central Iowa’s premier source for trained, safe and a highly productive sheet metal workforce. Workers of Local 45 take great pride in their craft, creating custom-designed metal applications from raw materials.

The Sheet Metal Contractors of Iowa are masters of metal and air - and as the local affiliate of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) - adhere to the highest industry standards, technical specifications while delivering a superior product at a competitive cost. Metal systems designed, constructed and installed to SMACNA standards are tested and proven - over and over again.

Build a Successful Career

Sheet Metal Workers Local 45 has proven training and career opportunities. We offer a 5-year, earn-as-you-learn apprenticeship with no out-of-pocket expense to the apprentice. You will take part in classroom instruction and introduction to many aspects of sheet metal construction including HVAC, architectural, services, welding, testing & balancing, detailing & plan and spec. This apprenticeship program has proven classroom material produced by industry leaders in training and technology. Sheet Metal members enjoy year-round placement in the industry.

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