Bricklayers and allied craft workers build, repair and renovate structures, and portions of structures, that are made of brick and other clay products, structural tile, stone, marble, glass block, terra cotta, castables and artificial masonry units made of any material. Their work includes laying, setting, installation or application of all such materials and the preparation of all structures or components to receive such materials.

Length56 months
Starting wageApprentice $14.59 hour/Journeyman $36.48
Benefits for ApprenticesMedical, dental and vision care for worker and dependants, pension, and vacation
Minimum age18
Education prerequisitesHigh School Diploma or GED/equivalent
Physical requirementsMust be physically able to perform the work of the trade
Additional requirementsMust have a valid driver’s license
Written or oral entry examsNone
Subjects studied by ApprenticesMasonry Procedures
Safety Practices
Green Construction Methods

Contact:   Bricklayers & Allied Crafts Local 3 J.A.T. E.C. 25347, S Schulte Road, Tracy, CA 95377, Joe Sunquist, Coordinator.

Applications:   Applications taken at the Mason Development Center, Monday through Friday between 9:30-11:30am

How do new apprentices get their first job? The applicant must seek his/her own employment from participating employers, after meeting the qualifications to enter an apprenticeship program

Additional information:  Bricklayers & Allied Craft Workers Local 3.

Other allied trades with apprenticeship programs: See Tile Layer, Tile Finisher Marble Mason, Marble Finisher, Terrazzo Worker, Terrazzo Finisher.

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