Three (3) year apprenticeship NATURE OF THE TRADE:
Apprentice Operators learn safe and productive operation on all types of heavy machinery such as: cranes, forklifts, excavators, motor graders, dozers, scrapers, loaders, etc. on construction sites along with general machine maintenance.
At least 18 years of age
High School Diploma or GED
Valid Driver’s License
Physically fit to perform work
Successfully pass a Drug Screen
Must be able and willing to travel anywhere in the State of Iowa
Experience in construction helpful, but not mandatory
In addition to 6,000 hours of training received on the job, an apprentice will attend 144 hours per year of related training at our training facility. The related training will consist of, but will not be limited to:
Operate equipment in a safe, productive
Perform general inspections and maintenance on equipment.
Blueprint reading along with staking and grading of projects.
Perform safe rigging and hand
Apprentice starting wages vary by local union contract but are a percentage of the journeyworker wage package, with incremental increases throughout the apprenticeship. Apprentices receive such benefits as health insurance and pension.
APPLICATION AND INTERVIEW PROCESS:
Our application process is open on a year-round basis. Individuals may send us a letter of request, e-mail, or fax; stating their full name, address, phone, and reasons why they want to join our program. An application and more information will be mailed. E-mail requests may be sent to Local234ATT@gmail.com
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