Frankfort, NY (December 06, 2012) -
The Empire State Highway Contractors Association, Inc. will conduct a recruitment from February 6, 2013 through February 5, 2014 for the following apprentices: four carpenter (heavy/highway), four operating engineer (grading & paving equipment), and eight skilled construction craft laborers, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today.
Applications will be available at Empire State Highway Contractors Association, 2481 Higby Road, Frankfort, NY, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month, excluding legal holidays, or online at http://www.empirestatehighwaycontractors.org/ during the recruitment period. All applications must be received no later than February 12, 2014.
The Committee requires that applicants:
For further information, applicants should contact the nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Empire State Highway Contractors Association at (315) 895-5303.
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.