FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

A union is simply a group of workers united, so that they may have a collective voice in their workplace. It gives the workers an opportunity to express their opinions on matters pertaining to employee treatment, wages, benefits and work conditions. It is formed by the people for the people. In addition, workers who assemble collectively and take concerted action, have added protections under federal law, in which other workers do not.

Apprenticeship is a system in which workers train on-the-job – earning wages and doing productive work – while also taking courses. When someone completes an apprenticeship, they will have valuable work experience and a recognized industry credential that allows them to continue in the field and advance their career over time.

Our program is a three-year program. The induvial must obtain 432 Classroom hours and a minimum of 4,000 on the job Training hours.

Through our program the individual can earn while they learn. Once you obtain Rigger 1 and Signal person NCCCO certifications you will join the Apprentice out of work list.

We give out application once a year in January. Our application must be pick up in person and signed out.

  • Driver's license
  • Social security card
  • Birth certificate
  • High school diploma AND Official transcript
    • OR GED AND Official transcript
    • OR College degree AND Official transcript
  • DD214 if you have served in the military
  • At least 18 years old
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug test

Yes. Our new state-of-the-art training facilities will ensure that our members have the best training opportunities and necessary certifications/licenses available to them. This is a benefit to membership, without additional cost.