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, June 21, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018

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

Are you someone that wants to be part of team that works for justice and equity? Are you passionate about organizing people impacted by homelessness to change our community? Do you want to work with a collection of smart, dedicated people that work every day to fulfill the human right to housing? If so, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) welcomes you.

CCH is hiring for the following positions:

Associate Director of Organizing, Strategic Campaigns

Schools Organizer

Community Organizer

Intake Specialist

For more information or to apply, click here.

There will be a city-wide job fair on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 10am to 2pm at Jesse White Community Center, 412 W. Chicago Ave. You can register online by clicking here. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 312-943-4846.

City Wide Job Fair flyer

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Apprentice & Training Program is accepting applications for future General Construction Pre-Apprenticeship training classes.

Each candidate must present the following requirements at the Apprentice Program Office, 1256 Estes Ave, Elk Grove Village, between the hours of 9:30 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, no later than Thursday, February 22, 2018:

1. Letter of recommendation on a local union letterhead, signed by an officer
2. Must be at least 17 years old (driver's license or state identification card required)
3. Copy of either high school diploma, high school transcripts (must have official school seal - 8 credits minimum), or G.E.D. certificate
4. Copy of social security card or a receipt showing duplicate card has been applied for
5. Veterans - Form DD214 copy
6. A $25 non-refundable application processing fee (money orders and cashiers checks only - no cash)

All six above-listed requirements must be submitted at the time of filing.

Further details will be mailed to each applicant regarding the required pre-test session and aptitude test dates.

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