AT Tile, Marble, Terrazzo JATC LU #7 Apprentice Tile Setter in Long Island City, New York
The Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Local Union #7 of NY & NJ will conduct a recruitment from March 25, 2019 through October 11, 2019 for five tile setter apprentices.
Applications will be available at the International Masonry institute, 12-07 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY, 11101 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., March 25-28, 2019 and from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., October 7-10, 2019.
Applications will also be available at 3281 Route 206, Bordentown, NJ, 08505 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on March 29, 2019 and on October 11, 2019.
Applications and exams are done on the day of application. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. There will be no admittance after 8:30 a.m. Processing will be until 10:00 a.m. Applications will not be accepted by mail.
The Committee requires that applicants:
Must be at least 18 years old.
Must have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (such as a TASC or GED).
Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction. The Union operates in two states.
Must take a Basic Assessment Skills Exam.
Marble carver and setter, terrazzo worker, tile marble and terrazzo finisher and tile setter apprentices are required to perform all phases of work in the industry. Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program without posing a direct threat to the health or safety of themselves or others.
Must provide DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, if applicable, after an offer of employment.
Must sign an Affidavit for Physical Performance which includes the following:
Working with hand tools and power tools.
Exposure to loud noise, hazardous machinery, hazardous voltages and respiratory irritants.
May also include prolonged standing, climbing, walking, repeated squatting, stretching, bending and working while on knees.
May be required to work under extreme temperatures ranging from 0 degrees (outside work in the winter) to extreme heat in the summer.
Everyday work may be at such temperatures and in confined areas where movement is greatly limited.
Lifting and moving heavy supplies and equipment up to 100 pounds.
Working from ladders, scaffolds, and personnel lifts, which may exceed 100 feet.
For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #7 at (718) 706-7229.
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