Sheet Metal

Our sheet metal workers are amongst the highest paid in our industry. Our workers receive a high rate of pay because they are highly skilled and are continuously trained in this evolving industry.

Hourly work

  • Our total package ranges from $29.99, for a first year apprentice, to $69.32 for foreman

Piece work/Incentive based program

Our piece work/incentive based program gives our workers a potential to earn a higher rate of pay which would allow them to exceed the hourly rate.


  • Supply air – Standard stack: $25.33per stack
  • Return Air – 1st Floor: $17.02 per return air
    • 2nd Floor: $26.86 per return air
  • Garage stacks : $33.44 per stack
  • Over 9ft ceiling – 10% of total rough-in

Basement rates

  • Supply and return air runs: $22.62 per run
  • Furnace setup: $92.31
  • Custom run rate: $24.93 per run
  • Basements having a height over 9ft pays a premium rate: $26.95 per run

For more information please contact Local 285

Toronto: 416-630-1160

Toll free: 1-888-630-0285

Ottawa: 613-729-0830

Fax: 416-630-2846



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