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
- Fork Truck and Aerial Classes are scheduled for:
- July 17 – 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
- July 18 – 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
- July 19 – 8:00 a.m.
Reservations are required; call the office at 708-615-9300. Classes are being held at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont. Check the date on your card!
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