Training is received through a three-year Apprenticeship at the Riggers, Machinery Movers & Machinery Erectors Local 136.
The Apprenticeship is recognized by the United States Department of Labor (DOL).
During this three-year Apprenticeship:
- Apprentices attend school 208 hours a year
- Work 700 to 1500 hours per year
- Starting wage is 70% of Journeyman’s wage as established by the collective bargaining agreement
- Wage increases are based on completion of on-the-job training hours and school hours
- Benefits include health care, pension and annuity.
TRAINING CONSISTS OF
- Orientation to the trade
- Labor History
- Math for Ironworkers
- OSHA 10-Hour
- OSHA 30-Hour
- Fork Truck
- Aerial Lift
- First Aid/CPR
- Confined Space
- Scaffold User/Erector
- Hazardous Materials
- Blueprint Reading
- Welding and Cutting
- Foreman Training
- Disaster Response
The skills needed to perform this work are acquired through training.It is a combination of on-the-job training and training at the Apprentice & Training School for Local 136.Training is available for both Journeymen and Apprentices.
NO APPLICATIONS ARE BEING TAKEN AT THIS TIME.
ENROLLMENT – When Opened
Requirements on the day of application are as follows: If you don’t have all your documents with you, don’t apply.
Applicants will be required to take an aptitude test.
Welding shop is open for practice, training of apprentices and journeymen as well as for certification of welders.
Certified Welding Inspectors