The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Local 130 will accept applications for admission to the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program starting TUESDAY, January 22, 2019 through THURSDAY, February 21, 2019:

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON ONLY AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS: TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.;
AND THURSDAYS FROM 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. AT CHICAGO, JOLIET AND VOLO OFFICES:

1400 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 421-1028

2114 S. I-80 Frontage Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(312) 421-1028

31855 N. U.S. Hwy 12
Volo, IL 60073
(312) 421-1028

*REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 Money Order or Cashier’s Check payable to: Plumbers’ JAC Local 130

REQUIREMENTS AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
- Completed Application
  o You may complete an application on-site OR
  o Download, complete and bring with you on the day you apply
- Your valid driver’s license
- Your Birth Certificate or U.S. Passport
- Proof of Completion of High School
  o Original High School Diploma OR
  o GED Certificate OR
  o Sealed Official High School Transcripts OR
  o College Diploma with Transcripts OR
  o Copy of Veterans DD214
- $25.00 non-refundable fee
  o Optional: if you wish to purchase the Test Taking Tip Book for $10.00, your total will be $35.00 in the form of a money order or cashier’s check or $35.00 plus a convenience fee if paying by card.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
2. Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
3. Pass an aptitude test, a drug screen, a physical exam and an agility test
4. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license
5. Must be at least 18 years of age. (Applicants who are 17 years of age may be placed on the eligibility list if proof is provided he or she will be 18 years of age prior to being registered by the JAC).

Applicants submitting the required documents will be given all the information where and when to appear for the aptitude test (See **above to purchase Test Taking Tips book for $10.00), drug screen, physical, and physical agility test.

Applications for Construction Boilermaker Apprentice will be accepted by the Great Lakes Area Boilermakers Joint Apprenticeship Committee at the following locations, dates and times:

Boilermakers Local One Union Hall
2941 S. Archer Ave., Chicago

THE 3rd THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH
8:00 A.M. TO 10:00 A.M.

Upcoming dates:

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019

REQUIREMENTS:
~ COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G.E.D.
~ COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE
~ VOCATIONAL SCHOOL CERTIFICATIONS
~ WELDING CERTIFICATIONS

PLEASE NOTE:  COPIES CANNOT BE MADE AT THE HALL. PLEASE BRING COPIES THE BOILERMAKERS CAN KEEP.

Terms of the Apprenticeship: Boilermaker’s Local One Apprenticeship Program requires, at a minimum, the following every six months: completion of 6 written self-study lessons, On the job training modules and passing a written exam.

To graduate to journeyman boilermaker status, you must complete a minimum 6000 hours of on the job training and you must attend, participate, and complete a minimum of 150 hours per year of classroom instruction.

Boilermaker Apprentice Job Duties:

  1.   Loading and unloading materials.
  2.   Rigging materials for movement.
  3.   Directing crane operators.
  4.   Assembling/disassembling scaffolds and work platforms.
  5.   Changing crane booms
  6.   Inspecting and caring for rigging accessories and equipment.
  7.   Burning and gouging.
  8.   Removing and replacing pressured and non-pressure components.
  9.   Interpreting blueprints.
10.   Laying out components.
11.   Erecting support steel beams, columns, high/low pressure components.
12.   Knowledge of and utilize skills for various welding equipment and processes.
13.   Aligning and fitting components.
14.   Welding processes utilized: SMAW, FCAW, GTAW

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District Office
1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 
(312) 888-9191
(312) 277-3716 FAX

Springfield Office
121A Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
217-782-6252