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Sheet Metal Workers

The Work

Sheet metal workers fabricate, install and service heating, venting and air conditioning systems; blowpipe and industrial systems; metal roofing, coping and flashing; stainless steel work for restaurants, kitchens and hospitals. They prepare shop and field drawings manually and with computer programs. They provide HVAC/R service.

The Working Conditions

Sheet metal workers may work in shops doing fabrication or out on construction sites, doing installation. You need to be able to work at heights as well as in enclosed spaces and in varying weather conditions.

The Apprenticeship

A four-year program, including 8,000 hours of on-the-job training and 1000 hour related classroom instruction. The program is not limited to four years.

Apprenticeship Entry Requirements

  • At least 18 years old (birth certificate required)
  • High school diploma or GED (transcripts with grades required)
  • Alaska drivers License
  • Alaska resident (minimum one year)

Enrollment Period: Call for enrollment information.

To Apply

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
360 W. Benson
Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99503
Contact: Apprenticeship Director
(907) 565-5600 (phone)
(907) 565-5645 (fax)

Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 23
Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
1307 East 75th Ave. Suite #4
Anchorage, AK 99518-3528
Contact: Apprenticeship Coordinator
(907) 277-5367 (phone)
(907) 274-8219 (fax)

Fairbanks Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 23
1260 Aurora Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Contact: Apprenticeship Coordinator
(907) 452-3864 (phone)
(907) 456-3413 (fax)

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* The information presented on these pages may not contain every apprenticeship opportunity available in Alaska.  If you currently sponsor an apprenticeship program that meets U.S. Dept. of Labor standards and would like your information posted here please contact the AJCN web coordinator.

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