Sheetmetal Mechanic I sets up and operates machines such as drill presses, punch presses, shears, bending rolls, brakes, grinders and numerical control equipment to shape and alter sheetmetal according to specifications. Follows blueprints, rough sketches or engineer drawings to shape metal accurately. Being a Sheetmetal Mechanic I uses hand and power tools to shape and smooth metal and to blend seams. May set up and operate soldering and welding equipment. Additionally, Sheetmetal Mechanic I may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Sheetmetal Mechanic I may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area.