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Construction Apprenticeship Program
The Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Program consists of a minimum of 4000 hours of OJT and a minimum of 290 hours of Related Instruction.  The program is divided into three parts: completion of 1,700 hours of OJT in Civil Construction, 1,700 hours of OJT in Building Construction and 600 hours OJT in Miscellaneous Construction.
Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma, GED Equivalent or proof of a 10th grade education
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must successfully complete and pass the Pre-Apprentice evaluation.

Note: Proof of educations and Driver’s License must be present when you apply. 

Work Skills:

  • Gravity Flow Pipe Laying
  • Sanitary Sewer/ Drain System Installation & Repair
  • Pressurized Pipe Laying
  • Water Main Systems Installation & Repair
  • Concrete Forming, Placement, Stripping, Finishing
  • Mason Tending
  • Demolition
  • Plan Reading Line & Grade
  • Rigging & Signaling
  • Confined Space in Construction Entry
  • Flag Person, Traffic Control, Work Zone Safety

Wages and benefits increase as you progress through the program, at each level (Step) your compensation will be as follows:

Step Hours Wages Benefits
1 1-1000 50% Laborer 1 rate Health & Welfare only
2 1001-2000 60% Health & Welfare, Pension, Annuity, & Vacation/Holiday Pay
3 2001-3000 70% Same as step 2
4 3001-4000 80% Same as step 2