Jobs Openings At Generation Sheet Metal – Ottawa, Ontario

Job Title: Sheet Metal Worker
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $22.60/Hour

Job Description

Looking for punctual hard-working individuals. Generation Sheet Metal has been in business for over 14 years. We fabricate and install custom ductwork on industrial, commercial and residential job sites.

We are currently looking to expand our business. If you have experience in the sheet metal HVAC trade, want to get started in the trade, or are looking for an apprenticeship please give me a call at , thank you, Sam

Company Description

Hi there, this company is 12 years old and has been expanding in work and clientele since day one. I have recently decided to expand the business!!! For this to be done I need good hard working and reliable employees.

We try and keep things pretty light at Generation Sheet Metal. We like to keep a small business mentality while getting our large projects done at the same time.

We do everything from industrial sheet metal work, commercial sheet metal work to residential sheet metal work. I have employees that have worked for me for 8 years as well as some for 3 weeks ( did not show up to work haha).

That being said, I would love to check out your resume, whether you are a fully licensed sheet metal worker, registered apprentice or looking to get into the trade, let me know. Thanks, Sam

What skills and qualities are important for a Sheet Metal Worker?

A Sheet Metal Worker requires a combination of technical skills, physical abilities, and personal qualities to excel in their role. Here are key skills and qualities important for a Sheet Metal Worker:

Technical Skills:

  • Blueprint Reading: Ability to interpret and understand technical drawings and blueprints.
  • Metalworking Techniques: Proficiency in cutting, bending, shaping, and assembling sheet metal using various tools and techniques.Welding and Soldering: Skill in welding and soldering metals to create strong and durable joints.
  • Mathematics: Basic math skills for measurements, calculations, and layout work.

Physical Fitness:

  • Strength and Stamina: Sheet Metal Workers often engage in physically demanding tasks, requiring strength and stamina to handle materials and equipment.
  • Manual Dexterity: Precise hand-eye coordination for manipulating tools and materials.

Safety Awareness:

  • Knowledge of Safety Protocols: Adherence to safety guidelines and practices to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Proper use of safety gear such as gloves, goggles, and helmets.

Mechanical Aptitude:

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to identify and solve problems related to metalworking and installations.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Basic understanding of maintaining and troubleshooting tools and equipment.

Communication Skills:

  • Team Collaboration: Effective communication with team members, contractors, and other professionals on construction sites.
  • Customer Interaction: Communication with clients to understand their requirements and provide updates on the work.

Attention to Detail:

  • Precision: Accurate measurement and cutting of materials to ensure a high-quality finished product.
  • Quality Control: Checking finished work for accuracy and compliance with specifications.

Time Management:

  • Efficiency: Ability to complete tasks within specified timeframes, especially in construction projects with tight schedules.


  • Flexibility: Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and work environments.
  • Learning Agility: Willingness to learn and stay updated on new techniques and technologies in sheet metal fabrication.

Physical and Mental Resilience:

  • Endurance: Ability to withstand long hours, adverse weather conditions, and physical demands of the job.
  • Stress Management: Handling the pressure of deadlines and complex projects with composure.

Customer Service:

  • Client Satisfaction: Focus on meeting customer expectations and providing high-quality craftsmanship.

By possessing these skills and qualities, a Sheet Metal Worker can contribute effectively to construction projects and ensure the successful fabrication and installation of sheet metal components.

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

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