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CEMENT MASON

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Cement Masons place and finish any concrete,
 apply coatings to concrete, patch and repair concrete.
Additionally, they perform all work that involves concrete floors,
walls, paving and curb and gutters, epoxy floors, polished concrete, decorative concrete, etc.
Length of Apprenticeship: Three (3) years:
Apprentices attend school 8 hours  for 4 weeks from 7:00am to 3:30pm
Apprentices must attend field trip classes.
Apprentices must attend a 30-hour O.S.H.A. safety course and American Red Cross First 
Aid/CPR Training class. Scaffold user/Erector class.
 
Wage Information:
First Year 70% of Journeyman wage, full benefit package,deduct working dues, no savings
Second Year 80% of Journeyman wages, full benefit package, deduct working dues, no savings
Third Year 90% of Journeyman wage full benefit package, deduct working dues and savings
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage
 
Benefits:

Health & Welfare, vision, dental, pension, Annuity and vacation fund.

 

 
Basic Requirements:
Must be at least 17 years old.
Must have completed at least two years of
high school. Or GED equivalent.
Must pass a drug screening.

Must be sponsored by a signatory contractor.


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Working Conditions:
Cement Masons work in all kinds of weather
conditions.
 
Abilities:
Must be strong.
Must have endurance.
Must have patience since concrete work requires precision.
 
Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary
for acceptance.)
Familiarity with construction and woodworking is helpful.
 
Entry Process:
Must be sponsored by a signatory contractor.

Take and pass a drug test.
Apply for membership into the Cement Masons
Union.
The recruitment, selection, employment and training of Apprentices shall be without.  Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.
 
Contact:
Cement Masons Union Local 502
(708) 544-9100
739 S. 25th Avenue
Bellwood Illinois 60104
Coordinator:
Antonio Acevedo
 
Apprentice Instructors:
 
Adam Higgins         Claudio Robles
 
 

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CEMENT MASON

Cement Masons place and finish any concrete
surface, apply coatings to concrete, and patch and repair concrete.
The work includes framing sidewalks, driveways, stairways, etc.
In addition, they perform all work that involves concrete floors
and walls.

Length of Apprenticeship:

Three (3) years
Minimum of 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
Apprentices receive on-the-job training five
days a week.

Wage Information:

 

First Year 70% of Journeyman’s Wage
Second Year 80% of Journeyman’s Wage
Third Year 90% of Journeyman’s Wage
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits:

Health & Welfare, Pension, Annuity.

Basic Requirements:

 

Must be at least 18 years old.
Applicants are encouraged to complete 12
years of education or have the equivalent. (G.E.D.

certificate, trade school, job experience,
etc.)

Must be physically able to perform the work
of the trade.

Must be a U.S. citizen.
Must show a birth certificate.
Must take and pass a drug test.

 


Working Conditions:

Cement Masons work in all kinds of weather
conditions and primarily outdoors.
 

 

 

 

Recommended Preparatory Classes:

Mathematics, drafting, blueprint reading,
and any kind of shop classes.

Abilities:

Must be able to bend for long periods of
time.
Must be able to work at high levels from
ladders and scaffolds.

Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary
for acceptance.)

Previous work as a laborer or with a concrete
contractor is helpful.

Entry Process:

Contact: Alonzo Schumann

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Apprenticeship Coordinator

Cell Phone: 815-378-0522 or 815-873-0346

 

 
 
Contact:
Northern Illinois Cement Masons & Plasterers Joint Apprenticeship
& Training Program

 

(815) 337-7290
1102 Rail Dr.
Woodstock, IL   60098
 
 

 

 

 

Coordinator:
Joe Savoia

815-527-7489

CERAMIC TILE LAYER

 

Ceramic Tile Layers are responsible for the layout and installation of ceramic, mosaic, quarry, marble, and decorative tiles as well
as gauged porcelain panels.  Additionally, they are responsible for the preparation of all substrates where tile is to be installed and the installation of crack isolation and waterproofing membranes.

 

 

Length of Apprenticeship:

Four (4) years.
Apprentices begin by attending a mandatory .pre-apprenticeship training for eight week
Apprentices receive on-the-job training five days a week
Apprentices attend school for eight hours two days per month  

Wage Information:

 

0-1,000 hours on the job training 50% of Journeyman’s Wage
1,001-2000 hours on the job training 60% of Journeyman’s Wage
2,001-3000 hours on the job training 65% of Journeyman’s Wage
3,001-4000 hours on the job training 70% of Journeyman’s Wage
4,001-5000 hours on the job training 75% of Journeyman’s Wage
5,001-6000 hours on the job training 80% of Journeyman’s Wage
6,001-7,000 hours on the job training 85% of Journeyman’s Wage
7,001-8,000 hours on the job training 90% of Journeyman’s Wage
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage
 

 

 

 

Benefits:

Health & Welfare, Pension
Annuity.

Basic Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years old.
 A high school diploma/G.E.D.  is recommended
Must be physically fit to perform the work of the trade
Must take and pass an aptitude test. (Conducted in English

Working Conditions:

Ceramic Tile Layers work both inside and
out on residential, commercial and industrial job sites.

Recommended Preparatory Classes:

Mathematics, geometry, shop, and blueprint
reading classes.

Abilities:

Must be able to withstand working on your
hands and knees for long periods of time.

Must be able to lift heavy objects
Must pay attention to details.

Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary
for acceptance.)

Previous experience with construction work
is beneficial.

Entry Process:

Complete application at District Council Training Center in Addison, Illinois
Submit all required materials.
Pay $20 nonrefundable application fee payable by money order or check only
Attend a mandatory orientation session
Take and pass aptitude test
Applicants receiving the top scores will be granted an interview
A combination of the aptitude test and the oral interview will determine an applicant’s rank
Must pass a drug screen

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Contact:
Ceramic Tile Layers and Terrazzo Workers

630-953-0835

 

2140 Corporate Drive.

 

Addison, Il 60101

 

www.bac2chool.org
 


Coordinator:
Gavin Collier

 
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  • CERAMIC TILE FINISHER

  • Ceramic Tile Finishers are responsilbe for
    all grouting, cleaning, polishing, and handling of all ceramic
    tile and/or other materials that are to be installed by ceramic
    tile layers. They are also responsible for mixing all mortars
    used in the installation of ceramic tile. Other duties include:
    unloading materials, covering finished floors, and cleaning
    and removal of all waste and material used in connnection with
    the installation of ceramic tile.

 

 

 

  • Length of Apprenticeship: 4,000 hours
  • Apprentices begin by attending a mandatory five week pre-apprenticeship session
  • Apprentices attend classes two days out of each month
  • Apprentices also receive on-the-job training five days a week
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Wage Information

 

1-500 hours on the job training 50% of Journeyman’s Wage
501-1,000 hours on the job training 60% of Journeyman’s Wage
1,001-1,500 hours on the job training 65% of Journeyman’s Wage
1,501-2,000 hours on the job training 70% of Journeyman’s Wage
2,001-2,500 hours on the job training 75% of Journeyman’s Wage
2,501-3,000 hours on the job training 80% of Journeyman’s Wage
3,001-3,500 hours on the job training 85% of Journeyman’s Wage
3,501-4,000 hours on the job training 90% of Journeyman’s Wage
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage
 

 

  • Benefits:
  • Health & Welfare, Pension & Annuiy

 

    • Basic Requirements:
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • High School diploma or GED is recommended.
    • Must have a birth certificate and Social Security
    • Must pass an aptitude test. (Conducted in English)
    • Must be physically fit to perform the work of the trade
    • Must pass a drug test
    • Working Conditions:
    • Ceramic Tile Finishers work both inside and
      out.
    • Abilities:
    • Must be able to withstand working on your
      hands and knees for long periods of time.
    • Must be able to lift heavy objects
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    • Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary
      for acceptance.)
    • Previous experience with construction work
      is beneficial.

 

 

    • Entry Process:
    • Complete application at the District Council Training Center in Addison, Illinois
    • Submit all required materials
    • Pay $20 nonrefundable application fee payable by money order or check only
    • Attend a mandatory orientation session
    • Take and pass aptitude test
    • Applicants receiving the top scores will be granted an interview
    • A combination of the aptitude test and the oral interview will determine an applicant’s rank
    • Must pass a drug screen
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  • Contact:
    Ceramic Tile Finishers Union District Council Training Center
    (630-953-0835)
    2140 Corporate Dr.
    Addison, Illinois 60101

 

 

 

 

  •  Instructor, Coordinator
    Gavin Collier
  • www.bac2school.org

 

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