The Board of Examiners of Sheet Metal Workers will be offering a new examination for qualified applicants who are interested in obtaining an unrestricted journeyperson sheet metal license. This particular examination, while open to all with sufficient sheet metal experience, is for those that specialize in commercial and industrial architectural sheet metal watershed roof systems. This examination will only be offered on a limited basis through December 2011. Those interested in this examination should visit the Board's website www.mass.gov/dpl/boards/sm or contact the Board office at (617) 727-3022 for more information and applications.
Individuals passing this examination will receive an unrestricted sheet metal license. However, regardless of the scope of the license, licensed sheet metal workers are prohibited from performing work (or agreeing to perform work) that is not within the scope of their competence - 271 CMR 5.01 (1).