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What is a Construction Craft Laborer?

The skills of a Construction Craft Laborer are diverse, requiring classroom instruction and hands-on-training. Because of this diversity the Construction Craft Laborer is often the first craftsman on the project and the last to leave. The type of work performed will depend on your knowledge and skill level and the type of work needed at a job site. You may build and repair roads, highways, bridges, and tunnels, construct residential and commercial buildings, clean up hazardous waste sites, or perform other kinds of work. Among the tasks you may do are drilling and blasting site areas, building scaffolding, preparing and cleaning up a job site, laying pipe underground, placing concrete, flagging and controlling traffic on roadways, and working with other crafts, just to name a few. The Construction Craft Laborer’s range of skills is one of the most diverse in the industry.

What are the program specifics?

·                 Length of program – 3 years

·                 6 month probationary period

·                 A minimum of 144 hours of classroom related

                  instruction each year

·                 Starting pay – 60% journeyman wage

How do I qualify?

·                 At least 18 years of age

·                 Possess a high school diploma or GED

·                 Have a valid driver’s license

·                 In good physical condition

·                 Pass a drug test

What will be helpful to succeed?

·                 Good reading ability

·                 Courses in math and science

·                 Develop reasoning and problem solving skills

Where do I apply?

          Larry Thompson                                   

          Apprenticeship Coordinator                             

          Construction Craft Laborers JATC          

          3457 Montgomery Rd.

          Cincinnati, OH 45207                            

          (513) 569-8389                                    

          lthompson@thegcac.org

          www.laborerslocal265.com/




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