Sheet Metal Mechanic

    Houck Group, Inc.
    7464 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Houck Services, Inc., one of the area's leading Commercial and Industrial Specialty Contractors, is looking for sheet metal roofers to join the Sheet Metal Roofing Department. Experience is preferred, but not required.
    We offer competitive wages, earned paid vacation, 401K, Health/Dental/Vision insurance, and EAP benefits. Reliable transportation is required. Pre-employment drug testing and physical is also a requirement. Possibility of Prevailing Wage pay.
    Apply in person at our office or submit an application at
    EEO Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
    Job Description
    Understand all aspects off roofing basics and processes as it relates to the installation of sheet metal.  Fabricate and install all types of sheet metal for all roof types. 
    Essential Functions: 
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    •	Understand roof basics and processes.
    •	Comfortable with extreme heights, walking pulins/steel, and steep slopes on roof structures.
    •	Have ability to operate standard roofing equipment (buggies, generator, tractor, etc...).
    •	Efficiency in installation such as gluing and rolling out EPDM products.
    •	Understand and implement safe working practices in the shop and out in the field.
    •	Own and have a proficient use of the following: Tape Measure, combination square, snips (right and left), hand seamers, pop-rivet gun, utility knife, and chalk line.
    •	Able to solder safely and effectively with iron weights and proper furnace temperatures.
    •	Able to fabricate and install coping, gravel stop, gutters, downspouts, through-wall flashing, counter flashing, penetration flashing, etc...
    •	Cleans construction site to eliminate possible hazards.
    •	Understanding of installations on shingle, EPDM, heat-welded, cold process, and hot applied roof systems.
    •	Able to install Butler roof systems, standing seam, mechanically seamed, copper flat seam, wall panels, soffits, and trims.
    •	Removes snow and water from roofs as required.
    •	Loads and unloads truck as required.
    •	Erects scaffolding, sets up ladders, or works out of aerial equipment to work above ground.
    •	Receives instructions from supervisor.
    •	Abides by all OSHA and Houck safety guidelines.
    •	Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
    EEO Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled


    1.	Building and construction standards and methods.
    2.	Correct tools to use and their functions.
    3.	Correct disposal methods.
    4.	Basic mathematical skills.
    5.	Public and personnel safety.
    6.	Proper equipment selection.
    7.	Control operations of equipment or systems.
    8.	Understanding and able to follow written directions.
    9.	Problem identification and solutions of problems.
    10.	Judgment and decision making, time management.
    11.	Talking to others to effectively convey information.
    12.	Active listening-giving full attention to what people are saying.
    13.	Match and detect differences between colors, shades, and texture.
    14.	Understand speech and converse with people.
    15.	Tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong.
    16.	Shift back and forth between two or more activities.
    17.	The ability to know one’s location in relation to the environment around you.
    18.	Remember information.
    19.	Judgment and decision making, time management.
    20.	Flexibility.
    21.	Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
    22.	Communication/People Skills.
    Work Environment
    Functions can take place indoors or outdoors, sometimes in high, precarious places with fumes and/or airborne particles. The standard work environment has loud to very loud noise levels associated with various equipment, coworkers and phone conversations. Often work must be performed in high and/or cramped workspaces and awkward positions. The employee works around hazardous situations, materials and equipment.
    Physical Demands
    Physical demands are based on the ability to perform the following actions throughout an 8-10 hour period of work for a 4-7 day work week.
    1.	Exert oneself physically over long periods of time.
    2.	Bend stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and other extremities.
    3.	Use one’s abdominal muscles and lower back to lift continuously over time without fatiguing.
    4.	Exert maximum muscle force to lift, pull, or carry objects. 
    5.	Keep or regain one’s body balance or to stay upright.
    6.	Quickly move the arms and legs.
    7.	Make fast and repeated movements of the body, fingers and hands.
    8.	Exert muscle force repeatedly.
    9.	Keep the hand and arm steady while making a movement.
    10.	Quick, coordinated movements of one hand to grasp, manipulate or assemble objects.
    11.	Coordinate movements of two or more limbs together while sitting, standing, or lying down.
    12.	Stand and walk throughout an extended work day.
    13.	Use legs, hands and arms on a consistent basis for manual labor.
    14.	Climb and/or balance yourself.
    15.	Lift up to 100 pounds on occasion and up to 50 pounds regularly.
    16.	Excellent vision skills (with or without correction) are required. 
    17.	Ability to clearly hear within speech range in an environment with construction noise.
    18.	Kneel, squat, or bend consistently for more than 4 hours a day.
    19.	Use hands consistently to grip, or pinch for more than 4 hours a day.
    20.	Make repetitive motions much of work hours.
    21.	Work outdoors.
    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has no supervisory requirements.
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Variable Hours
    Medical/Dental/Vision benefits available after completion of Introductory Period.
    Required Education and Experience
    1.	High School Diploma or GED
    2.	Comparable Experience
    Frequent.  In-state and out-of-state travel required, sometimes for overnight or multiple-day stays. Company does not guarantee transportation.

    Additional Info

    Other Duties	
    This job description may not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, activities and responsibilities may change at any time.
    Houck Services, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
    Posting ID: 548020675Posted: 2020-12-04