Apprentice Operators learn safe and productive operation on all types of heavy machinery such as: cranes, forklifts, excavators, motor graders, dozers, scrapers, loaders, etc. on construction sites along with general machine maintenance.
In addition to 6,000 hours of training received on the job, an apprentice will attend 144 hours per year of related training at our training facility. The related training will consist of, but will not be limited to:
Apprentice starting wages vary by local union contract but are a percentage of the journeyworker wage package, with incremental increases throughout the apprenticeship. Apprentices receive such benefits as health insurance and pension.
Our application process is open on a year-round basis. Applications are available online at www.local234.com under the Apprenticeship and Training tab or you may stop by our office to pick one up.
4880 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50317
Phone: (515) 265-1657
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