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AT Ironworkers Local Union #40 and #361 Apprentice Ironworker (Outside) in Astoria, New York

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) for Ironworkers, Local Union #40 & #361, will conduct a recruitment from May 5, 2021 through May 19, 2021 for 100 Ironworker (Outside) apprentices. Please note that the 100 openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for two recruitment regions- the Long Island and New York City regions of the state. Applications must be obtained and submitted online at www.nycironworkers.org, starting at 3:00 p.m. on May 5, 2021 and ending at 3:00 p.m. on May 19, 2021. Applicants who do not have access to a computer should visit their local library. All applications must be received by May 19, 2021. A $25.00 testing fee and a valid form of identification will be required at the time of testing (Money Order only payable to Ironworkers LU #40 & #361). Please note, you may request that this fee be waived. Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need. The Committee requires that applicants: Must be at least 18 years old. Proof will be required after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Proof will be required at the time of application. Must take and pass the Ironworkers written aptitude test. Must be able to follow written directions. Must submit to a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship. Must be physically able to perform the work of an Ironworker (Outside) as determined by: Climbing up a 35-foot column in less than 40 seconds and safely climbing back down. Climbing a ladder 20 feet up to a 5.5-inch-wide beam and walking on top of that beam for 20 feet, turning around and returning to the ladder. Climbing four feet down the ladder onto a platform and pulling up a bucket that weighs 75 pounds. Lowering the bucket back to the ground, pulling it up, and lowering it to the ground again. Climbing back down the ladder. This must be completed in less than three and a half minutes. Raising and lowering 2,000 pounds of steel 40 inches into the air with a chain fall in less than two minutes and 15 seconds. Carrying a 45-pound tool up and down a staircase, three times, within one minute and 30 seconds. For further information, applicants should contact JATC for Ironworkers, Local Union #40 & #361 at (718) 433-4195. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see: dol.ny.gov/career-centers). Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities. More information on this and other Apprenticeship Training programs can be found on the NY State Department of Labor website at: http://labor.ny.gov/pressreleases/apprenticeshiparchive.shtm

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