We are taking applications for hires in the greater Des Moines, IA area to assist Journeymen sheet metal workers with everyday on-the-job tasks. This entry-level position is the following:
HOURS: Full-time Employment / 40 hours wk
LOCATION: Employment is based out of Des Moines, IA. Job sites are around Greater Des Moines Metro up to Ames, IA.
This is an excellent avenue to be exposed to what a sheet metal worker does on a daily basis. Applicants will be eligible for the Apprenticeship program in the Fall following employment year. The Apprenticeship is:
Five year program that includes working full-time with an industry professional.
Graduate with no student loan debt (tuition is paid by us).
Get paid-to-learn during the apprenticeship (you'll earn a salary during the program).
Guaranteed job placement (your career begins with your Apprenticeship).
Learn from instructors who have hands-on experience in the sheet metal industry.
The sheet metal industry is the only trade that designs, manufactures, and installs its own products. Skilled craftspeople take ordinary types of flat metal and make them into specialized metal products. Members of the trade are proud of its special distinction: They not only build - they create. This video highlights a career in sheet metal. NOTE the position that's available is entry level and can make your eligible for an Apprenticeship.
As with any other field, there are some basic requirements for a career in the sheet metal industry. You'll need a high school or GED diploma. Other skills needed include:
Must be 18 or older
High school diploma or equivalency
A valid driver's license
Must be able to pass pre employment drug screen
Type of person we are looking for is:
Above average mechanical and math skills
Good physical condition
Highly motivated with a strong desire to learn
Good eye-to-hand coordination
Ability to work well in teams
Solid reasoning skills
Problem solving capability
Enjoy working with your hands
Reliable and responsible
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