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New York State Department of Labor

Heat and Frost Insulators Recruit Apprentices

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Syracuse, NY (December 22, 2016) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Local Union #30, will conduct a recruitment from January 25, 2017 through December 27, 2017 for three insulation and asbestos worker apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that the openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for five recruitment regions – the Central, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country, and Southern Tier regions. This program’s jurisdiction includes the counties of Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Tioga, and Tompkins.

Applications can be obtained from the Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Local Union #30, 107 Twin Oaks Drive, Syracuse, NY, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.  All applications must be received by January 3, 2018.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work required of an insulation and asbestos worker, as determined by a medical exam and a drug screening, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must take and pass an aptitude test administered by the New York State Department of Labor.
  • Must reside within the jurisdiction of Local Union #30 for at least one year prior to recruitment. This includes the counties of Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Tioga, and Tompkins.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #30 at (315) 475-1246.

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.

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