Sheet Metal/Equipment Operator in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/21/2020

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Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Sheet Metal/Equipment Operator

Reports to: Sheet Metal Shop Manager


The Sheet Metal/Equipment Operator will assist with fabrication, assembly, installation, and repairs of sheet metal products, ductwork, and equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Helps set up tools and equipment
  • Fabricates assembles, alters, and repairs of sheet metal products and equipment (e.g., ductwork and hoods for HVAC systems) utilizing blueprints, drawings and work orders
  • Operates equipment including but not limited to: coli line plasma machine cutting tables; power shears; notchers; brakes; rollers; lock-formers; cleat benders; punches; pinspotters; insulation cutters; insulation adhesive applicators; saws; hand tools; and drill presses to cut, form, punch, insulate, seal, and assembles sheet metal
  • Selects gauges or types of sheet metal or nonmetallic material, according to product specifications
  • Performs quality work with a high degree of attention to detail in order to meet or exceed quality expectations
  • Understands, communicates and follows safety requirements as posted and directed by supervisors
  • Loads and unloads construction materials from trucks and into buildings
  • Cleans work area and restocks supplies and materials as necessary
  • Makes subassemblies and hangers as directed by mechanic
  • Assists in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and devices during installation
  • Maintains good housekeeping and a safe work area
  • Willing to commit to developing your technical skills through our internal training programs and / or an Apprenticeship Program
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: No


  • 1-3 years’ sheet metal experience in construction/industrial environment; or, equivalent combination of vocational training and experience
  • Coil line plasma cutting experience
  • Lift, carry, push, or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of trade related hand tools
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available, and have the means to report to multiple job sites as assigned, to include working varying schedules that may require extended hours (evenings, weekends and holidays) and require client-specific safety standards

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold and dampness
  • May work in areas with exposure to moderate/high noise levels
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or from high heights

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses construction equipment such as heavy machinery, hand and power tools. 
  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus


  • May require travel (typically not overnight)


  • Prior military experience a plus
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent


Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  

At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.



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