Plumbers and steamfitters recruit apprentices
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 05:10 pm
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Plumbers
& Steamfitters, Local Union 22, will conduct recruitment from Sept. 1
through Aug. 2, 2016, for three plumber apprentices and three steamfitter
apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.
(Note the six openings listed for
apprentices represent the total number for two recruitment regions, the Finger
Lakes and Western regions).
Applications can be obtained and submitted from 9 a.m. to 6
p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month (excluding legal holidays) at Local
Union 22, 3651 California Road, Orchard Park, during the recruitment period. Applications
also will be available during normal business hours at the state's Department
of Labor offices in Jamestown, Olean, Albion and Dunkirk. Applications will only
be accepted at Local Union 22 on the first Tuesday of each month, during the
hours indicated above.
The committee requires applicants:
- Must be at least
18 years old.
- Must have a high
school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
- Must attest in
writing they are physically able to perform the work of the trade.
- Must have a valid
New York driver's license in order to operate company vehicles.
- Must be a
resident, of at least one year, within the jurisdiction of Local Union 22. This
includes: All townships in
the counties of Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara and Wyoming; in Genesee County, the townships of Alabama,
Oakfield, Elba, Pembroke, Batavia, Darien and Alexander.
- Must pass a drug
test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
- Must pass a
qualifying battery basic "work keys" assessment. This includes achievement
tests in mathematics, reading for information and locating information.
- Must provide
military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection
and prior to indenture.
- Must produce, if
tentatively selected, any documentation of facts stated on the application,
including high school diploma or equivalent, within 14 days of receiving an
For further information, applicants should contact the
nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union No. 22 at 716-662-5752.
Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor
must meet standards established by the commissioner.