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New York State Department of Labor

AMENDED: THIS RECRUITMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Boilermakers Recruit Apprentices

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Floral Park, NY (January 28, 2020) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) for Boilermakers Northeast Area, Local Union #5, will conduct a recruitment from April 20, 2020 through March 15, 2021 (this recruitment has been postponed until further notice) for five Boilermaker (Construction) apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note, the five openings listed for Boilermaker apprentices represent the total number for three recruitment regions – the New York City, Long Island, and Hudson Valley regions of the state.

Applications can be obtained from JATC for Boilermakers Northeast Area, Local Union #5, 24 Van Siclen Ave, Floral Park, NY, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. All applications must be received no later than March 15, 2021. Detailed information is available on the Boilermakers Northeast JAC website at www.neaac.net.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old. Proof of age will be required after selection or at the time of enrollment in apprenticeship.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after selection or at the time of enrollment in apprenticeship.
  • Must attest in writing that they are physically able to perform the work of a Boilermaker (Construction), which may include:
    • Working an 8-hour day while continually on feet.
    • Lifting and carrying weights in excess of 95 pounds for extended periods.
    • Working in extreme weather conditions and temperatures.
    • Working in restricted or confined spaces.
    • Working at heights of 20 feet or more on scaffolds or platforms.
    • Working in ditches or trenches up to 20 feet deep.
    • Working in nuclear facilities.
    • Working in hazardous conditions.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work and required classes at the approved school.
  • Must pass a drug and alcohol test, at the expense of the sponsor, within 48 hours of enrollment in apprenticeship.

For further information, applicants should contact JATC for Boilermakers Northeast Area, Local Union #5 at (516) 326-2500. 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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