Whether it is working in America’s shipyards, building the Navy of the future, servicing North America’s railroad industry, performing an HVAC service visit to your home, or providing our expertise to construction and industrial work, Sheet Metal Workers are recognized for always being the best at the myriad of crafts they perform.
Our construction apprentices and journeymen use the newest equipment and training in their day-to-day work. The training SMWIA members receive is done through a 4-year apprentice program, on the job and extensive classroom training. Our journeymen continue to advance their skills and certifications utilizing our world class training centers to stay abreast of changes in technology and work practices.
Sheet Metal Workers are unique in the construction industry as the only trade that designs, manufactures and installs our own products. These skilled craftspersons take ordinary types of flat metal and make them into specialized products for various duct and ventilation systems, as well as architectural and specialized metal fabrication. Members of the trade are proud of its special distinction: They not only build; they create.