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New York State Department of Labor

Millwrights Recruit Apprentices

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Rochester, NY (April 18, 2017) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Eastern Millwright Regional Council, will conduct a recruitment from May 01, 2017 through April 30, 2018 for 10 millwright apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that the 10 openings listed for millwright apprentices represent the total number for multiple recruitment regions: The Capital District, Central, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Southern Tier, and Western regions of New York. 

Applications can be obtained from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period, at the following locations:

  • Rochester – Rochester Works, Career Center, 276 Waring Rd., Rochester, NY 14609
  • Jamestown – Jamestown Career Center, 4 East Third Street, Jamestown, NY 14701
  • Corning – Corning Career Center, 20 Denison Parkway, Suite 102, Corning, NY 14830
  • Binghamton – Broome-Tioga Workforce New York, 171 Front St., Binghamton, NY 13905
  • Buffalo – Construction Exchange, 2660 Williams Street, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
  • Syracuse – Millwrights Local #1163, 6489 Ridings Road, Syracuse, NY 13206
  • Watertown – The Work Place, 1000 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601
  • Utica – Working Solutions One-Stop Career Center, NYS Office Building, 207 Genesee Street, 2nd Floor, Utica, NY 13501
  • Plattsburgh – One Work Source, 194 US Oval, Plattsburg, NY 12903
  • Monticello – Sullivan Works Career Center, 50 North Street, Monticello, NY 12701
  • Albany – Career Central, 175 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old. A signed statement must be submitted at the time of application. Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). A signed statement must be submitted at the time of application. Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must sign a statement indicating that they are physically able to perform the work of the trade, which may include:
    • Working from heights.
    • Working in confined spaces and underground.
    • Working in severe weather conditions and extreme temperatures.
    • Lifting objects weighing as much as 50 pounds.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from various jobsites and related instruction classes. A signed statement attesting to this must be submitted at the time of application.
  • Must live within the geographical jurisdiction of the Eastern Millwright Regional Council, which includes every county in New York State except for Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester, Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must pass a math and measuring test. 
  • Must participate in an interview, if selected.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or the Eastern Millwright Regional Council at (585) 436-1110.

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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