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New York State Department of Labor

Sprinkler Fitters Recruit Apprentices

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Latham, NY (September 25, 2017) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Sprinkler Fitters, Local Union #669, will conduct a recruitment from October 30, 2017 through November 02, 2018 for 20-25 sprinkler fitter apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that the 20-25 openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for four recruitment regions - the Capital District, Central, Hudson Valley, and Western regions of New York.

Applications can be obtained from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period, at the following locations:

  • Syracuse - Plumbers & Steamfitters LU #267, 150 Midler Park Drive, Syracuse, NY 13206.
  • Latham - Plumbers & Steamfitters LU #7, 18 Avis Drive, Latham, NY 12110.
  • Orchard Park - Plumbers & Steamfitters LU #22, 3651 California Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127.
  • Newburgh - LIUNA LU #17, 451 Little Britain Road, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Applications may also be obtained by calling 1 (800) 638-0592 or by emailing contactus@jatc.org.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old. 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). Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work of a sprinkler fitter, as determined by a medical examination, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must provide DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be willing to travel to various job sites.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #669 at 1 (800) 638-0592.

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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