Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship Committee seeking recruits in North Country through Oct. 3
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 6:19 am

The Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local Union #440 will seek recruits Sept. 30, 2013 through Oct. 3, 2014 for five ironworker apprentices.

Applications will be available at the office of Local Union #440, 801 Varick Street, second floor, Utica, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.

Applications can also be obtained by calling the Union Hall at 735-4531. All applications must be received no later than Oct. 10.

The Committee requires that applicants:

Must be at least 18 years old.

Must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D).

Must be physically able to perform the work required of an ironworker, as determined by a post-offer of employment physical and a drug test administered by a physician.

Must be able to lift 30-100 lbs., climb, and work from heights in excess of 100 feet.

Must be a resident of Local #440’s jurisdiction, which includes all of St. Lawrence.

Must provide proof of their ability to work in the United States, if selected for the program.

Must provide proof of: diploma/GED, birth certificate, military transfer card or discharge form DD214 (if applicable), current certifications, driver’s license, and Social Security card, if selected for the program.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #440 at 735-4531.