HVAC Sheet Metal Apprentice

Perform entry level general sheet metal fabrication and installation duties with supervision.

Greater Denver Metro

Full Time


Job Description

Essential Job Functions
APPRENTICE 1 (1 year)
  • Basic math skills.
  • Operates ductline including total insulating responsibilities. Understands and operates all machinery.
  • Understands terminology, preps ductwork for installation, has basic hand tools as per tool list and can properly use them.
  • Develops good housekeeping and safety habits.
  • Understands and is responsible for accurate material checkout from warehouse and labor accounting.
  • Attentive to following instructions and has positive attitude toward leadman, fellow employees and customers.
  • Can document approximately 2,000 hours of employment.
  • Perform laborer tasks including such duties as sweeping, cleaning, delivering, loading, unloading, hole cutting, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
APPRENTICE 2 (1-2 year)
  • Read non-complex blueprints, detail shop orders from prints and onsite measurements.
  • Install HVAC systems with minor supervision.
  • Set up and operate all job related tools safely.
  • Fabricate duct and simple fittings, ie. els, trs, offsets.
  • Understand the fundamentals of heating, ventilating and air conditioning.
  • Flat solder copper and galvanized joints, properly waterseal duct joints and OSM joints.
  • Have fundamental knowledge of fibrous duct installations.
  • Be willing to help solve installation problems.
  • Document approximately 4,000 hours of employment.
  • Other duties as assigned
APPRENTICE 3 (2-3 year)
  • Do all types of small jobs alone with supervision including add on air conditioning, furnace change-outs, humidifiers, air cleaners.
  • Can install all types of normal residential, commercial, industrial HVAC systems with supervision. Able to impart trade knowledge to and lead a helper.
  • Can coordinate work with customer and other trades.
  • Can install outside metal.
  • Can weld light gauge sheet and lightweight angle iron frames.
  • Can complete jobs successfully in terms of labor and material budgets.
  • Can document approximately 6,000 hours of employment.
  • Other duties as assigned
APPRENTICE 4 (3-4 year)
  • Application for certification at local jurisdictions as required.
  • Know fundamental design and can successfully complete all jobs as per CMS mechanical standards.
  • Can document 8,000 hours of employment.
  • Support the total quality effort. Identify and respond to the needs of internal and external customers 100% of the time.
  • Work within the guidelines of the safety and employee policy.
  • Upon graduation, obtain Denver Journeyman Heating and Ventilating Certificate.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • High school graduate/GED
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Willingness to learn through on the job training and technical school courses
  • Reliable transportation to and from work required

Colorado Mechanical Systems, LLC (CMS) is privately owned and operated in Centennial, Colorado. CMS provides commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, and plumbing services across the Colorado Front Range, including Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.

Colorado Mechanical Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

CMS also uses E-Verify to verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).


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