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Program Overview

Besides making a great living, what do sheet metal workers actually do? Find out everything you need to know about Local 9.

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Sheet Metal Workers' Local 9

Sheet metal workers will use a variety of sheet metal products used in the construction industry to design, fabricate, assemble, install and repair sheet metal products. A variety of career opportunities are available including HVAC designers and technicians; welders – helping to build our schools and hospitals; Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) technicians – working to achieve proper operation of HVAC systems; fire life safety professionals – ensuring our buildings are safe places to work and live; CAD designers – crafting and creating the building systems that keep occupants safe, comfortable and breathing clean air and service technicians – keeping our buildings operating efficiently.



  • Sheet Metal Apprentice: $16.35/hr - $26.44/hr+
  • Sheet Metal Journeyman: $32.69/hr - $36.06/hr+
  • Sheet Metal General Foreman: $36.06/hr - $39.42/hr+
“I make more money than a lot of my friends who went to college!”


Most apprentices interested in going on to obtain their Associate’s Degree can do so with just a few extra classes.


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