Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
Apply Now

Sheet Metal Fabricator

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on October 15, 2019

Job Description

Incumbent will fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal roofing, flashing and building facade flashings.
Work may involve any of the following:
Setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal;
Shaping metal over anvils, blocks, or forms using hammer;
Operating soldering and welding equipment to join sheet metal parts;
Inspecting, assembling, and smoothing seams and joints of burred surfaces.
Incumbent will also assist masons at times performing building facade repairs and erecting and dismantling scaffold.

 

Required Qualifications

Considerable experience with the methods, practices, materials and equipment used for sheet metal fabrication for roofing, flashing for building facades and metal coping covers.
Must be able to perform heavy manual labor, including safely moving and handling greater than 100 pounds; climbing and working from elevated work stations such as ladders and scaffolds; working for long periods of time sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling; and working in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
Ability to communicate effectively, work as an effective team member, and receive and execute instructions from the immediate supervisor and/or lead worker.
May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.
This is a designated emergency personnel position.

Preferred Qualifications

 
Experience in a large commercial or educational setting.
Previous experience erecting/dismantling scaffolding.
Slate and metal roofing installation and repair experience.

Pay Band

3

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

October 28, 2019

Additional Information

Must be able to perform heavy manual labor, including safely moving and handling greater than 100 pounds.
Climbing and working from elevated workstations such as ladders and scaffolds; working for long periods of time sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling; and working in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
Repetitive motion through use of tools and/or keyboarding.
Must be able to wear a respirator.
Must have an acceptable and safe driving record.
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
Emergency Personnel.
Work hours are normally Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., however, during periods of inclement weather, emergency situations, or for special projects, may work a modified schedule and additional hours to meet the needs of the department.
Must be available twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week to provide support during planned events or emergency situations (such as inclement weather) to include being physically on site if deemed necessary.
As situation dictates, must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Must wear employer-provided uniforms as instructed by supervisor.
This position meets the criteria for issuance of a mobile communication device (such as radio, cell-phone, I-pad, I-pod, pager, etc.). Devices issued are the responsibility of the employee and are to be returned in satisfactory condition upon separation of employment. Devices are to be used according to supervisor instruction and according to relevant policies.

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.