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New York State Department of Labor

Operating Engineers Recruit Apprentices

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Briarcliff Manor, NY (June 16, 2020) -

The Operating Engineers LU #137 Apprenticeship Skills will conduct a recruitment from July 20, 2020 through July 31, 2020 for two Operating Engineer (Universal Equipment) apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be obtained from the Operating Engineers LU #137, 2075 Albany Post Road, Montrose, NY, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. All applications must be filled out in person and by appointment only. Starting July 20, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., applicants may call 914-739-8259 to obtain an appointment.

This is a limited-application recruitment. Only 25 applications will be distributed, on a first-come, first-serve basis. The recruitment will be offered for 10 business days or until 25 applications have been issued, whichever comes first.

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).
  • Must take and pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after acceptance into the program and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
  • Must reside within the jurisdiction of the Operating Engineers LU #137, which includes the counties of Westchester, Putnam and part of Dutchess (south of Route 44) to the Putnam County line.
  • Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License in order to operate company vehicles.

For further information, applicants should contact the Operating Engineers LU #137 at (914) 739-8259. 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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