GSM Services
  • Gastonia, NC, USA
  • $30+
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


GSM Services of Gastonia NC is looking to hire a full-time Commercial Roofing Sheet Metal Mechanic/Team Leader.  Are you ready to have the best career possible with earning and growth potential that will help you reach your personal and professional goals while living and working in a great place?  If so, please read o n!

This Commercial Roofing Sheet Metal Mechanic/Team Leader position earns a competitive wage and typically works 40-hour per week, Monday - Friday.  We also offer great benefits, including direct deposit, profit sharing, health, dental, vison, paid holidays, an exceptional paid time off (PTO) package, a 401 (k) plan, life insurance, short-term disability, an employee assistance program (EAP), a company truck, uniforms, paid training, tuition reimbursement, apprenticeship program, a gym membership reimbursement program, discounts with vendors, paid referral bonuses for new recruitment, and opportunities for career advancement.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.  It will take you into our applicant tracking software, where you will be able to apply for this position.  It will also ask you upfront questions and allow you to upload your resume.  In addition to this process, you will be asked to complete a mechanical aptitude assessment.  Once you submit your application, it goes directly to the Recruiting Department.  They are eager to talk to you and let you know about this great career opportunity!


In business since 1927, we are a commercial and residential HVAC company that works to provide comfort and peace of mind on every call, to every customer, every day. We strive to make a positive difference in the lives of everyone we touch. We continuously train our staff to improve, progress, and tackle industry change; so we can always provide the best service possible. We never let the sun go down without the customer knowing the status of the job. And, we stand behind our work 100% of the time.

In order to attract and retain team members who share our values of safety, quality, and exceeding customer expectations, we offer competitive pay, generous benefits, an environment that fosters employee success, and a positive work culture that inspires happy living. We take being an employer of choice seriously! We have won awards by the Charlotte Observer as "Top Place to Work" in 2017, 2018, and 2019. We were also nominated in the Best of Gaston 2020 as a "Best Place to Work."


  • Possess the physical capabilities required for commercial roofing, including but not limited to lifting, stooping bending, material handling, ladder climbing, awareness of height exposure and the capacity to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Understand and maintain GSM Services standards, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain GSM Services attendance requirements
  • Maintain proper conduct and dress code
  • Represent GSM Services in a professional manner
  • Responsible for the proper conduct and dress codes for all personnel working directly under his leadership
  • Have a positive attitude and work to promote a positive work environment with all co-workers
  • Maintain the job-site safety program and ensure that it complies with all GSM Services and OSHA regulations
  • Manage the overall job-site production and ensure the work conforms to the standards and application quality set by GSM Services for the installation of roofing materials
  • Carry out all directions given by the Project Manager as it relates to job-site production
  • Effectively manage all personnel working directly under the foreman's leadership
  • Responsible for tracking and approving all labor posted by personnel working directly under the foreman's leadership
  • Maintain interaction with job-site contacts such as building owners, building representatives, tenants, architects, other trades and general contractor personnel
  • Represent GSM Services professionally at all times
  • Manage the organization and placement of job-site materials
  • Plan and organize effectively during each job. Including, but not limited to, tracking the use of on-job materials, extra materials, additional labor to be posted, material postings and material returns
  • Attend and participate in required Plan of Attack (POA) meetings
  • Responsible in determining all equipment is in safe working order
  • Report the condition of equipment to the project manager and ensure the equipment is taken to the appropriate repair location
  • Manage and maintain a clean and professional job-site and maintain appropriate housekeeping standards at the GSM Services facility
  • Maintain a valid driver's license and a safe driving record
  • Maintain a current GSM Services forklift operator certification
  • Maintain Sheet Metal tools as required by Foreman
  • Obtain additional certifications as required for lifts, lulls, and other equipment
  • Work each day to the Sundown Rule
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications for Commercial Roofing Sheet Metal Mechanic/Team Leader 

  • 5+ years of Commercial Roofing Sheet Metal Mechanic Experience
  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to lift up to 75lbs and work outside in all kinds of weather
  • Possess the ability to read and write English to a HS level
  • Possess the ability to use basic math
  • Ability to climb ladders above 10ft and above and have a complete awareness of height exposures and safety concerns
  • Working knowledge of sheet metal materials and application methods for installing coping, edge metals, metal roofs and their components and other systems installed by GSM Services
  • Working knowledge of sheet metal equipment and tools
  • General knowledge of decking and structural material as it relates to roofing
  • Learn and understand SMACNA specifications.
  • Field measurements related to basic metalwork; i.e. metal roofs, copings, pitch pans, skirt flashing, edge metals and goose neck vents, etc.
  • Direct sheet metal personal as it relates to your projects
  • Maintain appropriate housekeeping standards both at the job-site and at GSM Services facility
  • Must be able to use Computerized Schechtl Metal Forming Machine

Physical Demands

  • Possess the physical capabilities required for commercial roofing, including but not limited to lifting, stooping bending, material handling, ladder climbing, awareness of height exposure and the capacity to work in adverse weather conditions

Work Environment

The work environment noise level is usually moderate but will vary occasionally. The work environment may subject coworker to continual interruptions and changing priorities.Effective, consistent, and constant communication with co-workersWorking conditions will include construction environment, rooftops, ladders and extreme weather conditions

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