Union Construction Teamsters operate a variety of trucks, including flat beds, water trucks, tandems, ready-mix flat beds and dump trucks. Construction Teamsters are responsible for delivering materials to the job site.
|Starting wage||Apprentice $17.84 hour/Journeyman $28.74|
|Benefits for Apprentices||Pension; medical, dental, vision care for worker|
and dependants after 90 days
|Education prerequisites||High School Graduate or GED|
|Physical requirements||Department of Transportation physical|
|Additional requirements||California Driver’s license|
Department of Transportation
Pass drug test
|Written or oral entry exams||Yes written exam|
|Subjects studied by Apprentices||Commercial Truck Driving|
Truck Mounted Crane
Knuckle Boom Crane
Contact: Northern California Teamsters Apprentice Training & Education Trust Fund (NCTAT) P14738 Cantova Way, Rancho Murieta, CA 95683 Shelly Hinkle, Financial Manager.
Applications: Contact NCTAT.
How do new apprentices get their first job? Applicants are placed on a local union hiring hall list. When new apprentices are needed, applicants are dispatched upon request of the contractor.
Additional information: California Teamsters Apprenticeship Training Center.