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New York State Department of Labor

Heat and Frost Insulators Recruit Apprentices

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Syracuse, NY (May 09, 2019) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Local Union #30, will conduct a recruitment from May 22, 2019 through April 22, 2020 for five 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. 

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 April 29, 2020.

Applicants must pay a non-refundable $25.00 testing fee on testing day. Please note: you may request that this fee be waived. Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need. 

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 into the program.
  • 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 into the program.
  • Must watch a “Realistic Job Preview” video and take a “Success Profile Assessment” Test.
  • 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.

For further information, applicants should contact Heat and Frost Insulation & Allied Workers Local #30 at (315) 475-1246. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see: https://www.labor.ny.gov/career-center-locator/location-list-all.php).

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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