Union Scaffold Erectors today erect scaffolding for buildings and other structures. They install exterior and interior scaffolding, outrigger systems and sidewalk canopy moving and setting frames and cross bracing, establishing height of first frame, and are skilled in use of adjusting screws and pads. Amongst other processes, Union scaffold erectors are skilled in planking, guard rails, anchor to building, safety practices, installation of dust and debris barriers to control atmospheric quality. They erect, move, and dismantle frame scaffolding, mobile tower scaffolding, tube clamp scaffolding and system scaffolding.
|Benefits for Apprentices||Medical, dental and vision care for worker and dependants|
after 400 hours of work plus one month; vacation after 6
months; annuity after 12 months; pension after 24 months
|Education prerequisites||High School Diploma or GED equivalent|
or Verified 6 months full time work experience
in a construction related trade
or Graduated from an approved
|Physical requirements||Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds|
|Additional requirements||Valid California Drivers License|
Pass Drug Screen
|Written or oral entry exams||None|
|Subjects studied by Apprentices||Introduction to Scaffolds - Confined Space|
Welded Frame & Mobile Tower Scaffold
Hazard Awareness - Aerial Lift
Tube & Clamp Scaffold
Blueprint Reading for Scaffold Erectors, Rigging, Welding
Contact: Carpenters Training Committee For Northern California 800 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield, CA 94524. Octavio Soto, District Coordinator.
Applications: Mon. thru Fri. 8 am to 5 pm @ all Carpenters Training Committee District Offices. Office closed 12 to 1 pm daily. Applications may be printed online or picked up at any Carpenters Local Union Office, Apprentice Training Center or Employment Development Department in your area.
How do new apprentices get their first job? Applicants are placed on a list. When new apprentices are needed, applicants are taken from the top of the list.
Additional information: Carpenters Training Committee For Northern California.