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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 curbs. 
Length of Apprenticeship: Three (3) years:
Apprentices attend school 8 hours Monday thru Friday 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 an American Red Cross First

Aid/CPR Training class. Scaffold user/erector class.
Wage Information:
First Year 1st 6 months 50% of Journeyman’s wage welfare only plus working dues, no svgs.2nd 6 months 60% Journeyman’s wage welfare only plus working dues, no svgs. 
Second Year 1st 6 months 70% Journeyman’s wage, welfare,wkg dues, svgs & $1.00 Pension.2nd 6 months 80% Journeyman’s wage, welfare, wkg dues, svgs & $1.00 Pension
Third Year 90% of Journeyman’s Wage Full Package
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage
Benefits:
Health & Welfare, Pension, Eye Glass & Dental
Insurance, 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 work 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 orgin or sex.
Contact:
Cement Masons Union Local 502
(708) 544-9100
739 S. 25th Avenue
Bellwood Illinois 60104
Coordinator:
Antonio Acevedo
Apprentice Instructors:
Angelo Feola       Anthony Schroeder     Joseph Horkavy

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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) 873-0346
5640 Sockness Drive
Rockford, IL 61104
Training Facility:
1428 Davis Road
Elgin, IL 60123

 

 

Coordinator:
Russ Wilder

CERAMIC TILE LAYER

 

Ceramic Tile Layers install ceramic, mosaic,
quarry, marble tile, and decorative tile.

 

Length of Apprenticeship:

Five (5) years
Apprentices begin by attending a mandatory,
unpaid eight week pre-apprentice session.

Apprentices receive on-the-job training five
days a week.

Apprentices attend school for eight hours
1 week per quarter.

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 (Local & International),
Annuity.

Basic Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years old.
Must have a high school diploma/G.E.D.
Must have a valid drivers license and reliable
transportation.
Must have two favorable character references.
Must be physically fit to perform the job.

Must take and pass an aptitude test.
Must take and pass an oral interview.

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 at least 100 pounds.

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

Previous experience with construction work
is beneficial.

Entry Process:

Complete application at the office. (Applications
are made available as labor demands dictate.Check

local newspapers or call for specific
dates.)

Take and pass aptitude test.

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Applicants receiving the top scores will
be interviewed by the committee.

A combination of the aptitude test and the
oral interview will determine an applicant’s rank.

The highest ranking applicants will be accepted
first.

Must pay a $20 application fee. (checks or money orders only)

Must pass a drug test

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Contact:
Ceramic Tile Layers and Terrazzo Workers

630-396-7148

2140 Corporate Drive.

Addison, Il 60101

 

www.bac2chool.org


Coordinator:
Gavin Collier



  • 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 must begin by attending a mandatory,
  • unpaid four week pre-apprentice session.
  • Apprentices must complete 288  hours of classroom
    training.
  • Apprentices also receive on-the-job training
    five days per week.
  • 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 (Local & International),
    Annuity.

 

 

    • Basic Requirements:
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Must have completed a minimum two years of
      high school (8 credit hours) or G.E.D. equivalent.

 

 

  • Must show a birth certificate.
  • Required to have reliable transportation
    to job site.
  • All applications to be filled out in applicant’s
    own hand at District Council Training Center in Addison
    • 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 100 pound bag of Portland
      cement.
    • Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary
      for acceptance.)
    • Previous experience with construction work
      is beneficial.

 

 

    • Entry Process:
    • Complete application at the office.
    • Take and pass an aptitude test.
    • Must pay application fee of $20 (check or money order)
    • Must pass a drug test
    • Take a verbal interview.
    • A combination of the above scores will determine
      the rank of an applicant.
    • Applicants with the highest rank will be
      accepted first.
  • Contact:
    Ceramic Tile Finishers Union District Council Training Center
    (630-396-7148)
    2140 Corporate Dr.
    Addison, Illinois 60101

 

 

 

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

 

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