If interested in welding apprenticeships with the Ironworkers, see below.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GOOD PAYING CAREER WITH A BRIGHTFUTURE? A CAREER THAT WILL ALLOW YOU TOCOMPLETE A UNIVERSITY LEVEL EDUCATION IN A UNION BUILDING TRADE? ARE YOU READY TO START NOW? IF SO, SIGN UP FOR THE NEXT
IRONWORKERS TRAINING COURSE
Participants will receive 3 weeks of FREE hands on training AND the opportunity to meet withlocal signatory contractors. The training will focus on developing skills to enter into the Reinforcing Ironwork industry. Those who complete the 3 week course will have an excellent opportunity to begin a career as an Ironworker apprentice. Requirements for entry into the course are:
*Minimum 18 years of age *High School diploma or GED
*Reliable transportation *Lifting and carrying a minimum of 70 lbs
*Must pass drug screen
Acceptance into the course will be based on meeting the above listed criteria, a resume and the results of a math test.
COURSE SCHEDULE: JULY 25-AUGUST 12, 2016
6:30A.M. TO 3:00 P.M. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
COURSE LOCATION: 3150 BAYSHORE ROAD, BENICIA, CA.
ORIENTATION SESSION: Tuesday, July 5th at 4:00 p.m. Attendance of this Orientation session is required for entry into the course. Attendance of Orientation does not guarantee entrance into the course. To sign up for the 2 hour Orientation session please enter the following information. Please print legibly.
(LATEATTENDEES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)
COMPLETE AND FAX THIS FORM TO (707) 746-0145 BY Friday, July 1st, 2016.
Referral letters from organizations familiar to the Ironworkers, apprenticeship programs or individuals known to the Ironworkers should be brought to the Orientation session and submitted prior to end of session. For further information about a career in the Ironworkers go to WWW.UNIVERSITYOFIRON.ORG
IRONWORKERSREINFORCING GLADIATOR COURSE
MANDATORY ORIENTATION ON JULY 5TH, 2016 AT 4 P.M. COURSE DATES, 7/25/16 TO 8/12/16. ALL EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE IRONWORKERS TRAINING FACILITY LOCATED AT 3150 BAYSHORE ROAD, BENICIA, CA. 94510
TRANSPORTATION- Jobs will be in the greater Bay Area. Reliable transportation is a must.
DRUG TEST- An initial 12 panel drug andalcohol test will be required prior to the class, and all will be subject to random, annual, post-accident, etc. The Ironworkers promote a drug free work environment.
ATTENDANCE- 100% attendance IS REQUIRED.
Required Personal Protective Equipment for this course: High top leather work boots (steel toe is optional), longsleeve cotton work shirt and work pants.
CLASS CREDIT- All who successfully complete the three week course will be given credit for the Orientation and Reinforcing I classes. This is equivalent to one full semester of courses.
UNION DUES & FEES- A one-time initiation fee of $100.00 and one month’s Union dues must be paid prior to going to work as an Apprentice. New Apprentice pay rate is $17.00 per hour, and $3.92 per hour vacation.
Apprentices must maintain Union membership in good standing throughout the 4 year Apprenticeship Program.
No fees or dues are required during the course.
All Tools, PPE and curriculum issued will remain the property of the Apprenticeship Program and will be returned to the instructor as requested. Those who successfully complete the course will be allowed to keep the PPE and course curriculum. Participants may purchase the tools used during class from the apprenticeship. Cost of tools: APPROXIMATELY $180.00.
CODE OF CONDUCT- The Ironworkers'Standards of Excellence' will be the template for our code of conduct during the course and will remain in effect throughout your Apprenticeship.
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