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Updated On: Apr 04, 2007

 

Roofers


 

INLAND EMPIRE ROOFERS & EMPLOYERS JOINT APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING IDAHO/MONTANA/WASHINGTON

 

APPRENTICESHIP PROCESS

Applications are accepted on a year round basis.  Apply Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Applicants shall meet the following minimum qualifications:  be at least 18 years of age at time of application; have sufficient education to satisfactorily complete required theoretical instruction; physically able to perform the work of the trades; shall be working as a roofer/waterproofer helper for a qualified employer.  They shall work or show proof of having worked a minimum of 200 hours at the roofing/waterproofing trade.

 

Applicants are required to: 1) fill out an application for apprenticeship form at 102 E. Boone Ave, Spokane, WA. 2) Provide proof of age. 3) If the applicant claims credit for any college, military or technical school training they must submit documentation to verify applicant’s attendance.

 

The number of new apprentices accepted will be based upon the needs of the industry.

 

The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices shall be without discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, or sex.  The sponsor shall take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required by the rules of the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council and Title 29, Part 30 of the Code of Federal Labor Standards.

 

WHO TO CONTACT

Inland Empire Roofers & Employers J.A.T.C.

102 E Boone Ave

Spokane, WA  99202

(509) 327-2322

 

PIERCE COUNTY ROOFERS JATC

 

HISTORY/FACTS

The area covered is all of Pierce, Thurston, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, and Pacific Counties with headquarters in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications must be clearly state and applied in a nondiscriminatory manner.

 

AGE

Apprentices registered in accordance with these standards who have not heretofore been connected with the trade shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age, they shall have a valid driver’s license or identification card in the state of Washington.

 

Education

They shall have a sufficient schooling to meet the requirements of the trade.  Completion of the GED, High School Diploma or greater or completion of the 10th grade.

 

Physical

They shall be in good health.

 

Term

The term of apprenticeship shall be two (2) years schooling and not less than four thousand nine hundred (4900) hours of reasonably continued employment for the apprentice.

 

DESCRIPTION

Workers install new roofs and repair and remove old roofs using a variety of materials. They cover roofs with wood shingles, composition, shingles, asphalt and gravel, slate, tiles and single-ply materials. The work is conducted on both commercial and residential buildings.

 

Program sponsors are selective in apprenticeship

They will ask if you have previous work experience and if so, what your work record is.  Basically, they are looking to see if you are prepared for a successful career in the Roofing industry.  Like most industries and business, we are looking for the best, those with a positive attitude who want to be a productive part of our industry.

 

WHO TO CONTACT

Pierce County Roofers JATC

3049 S 36th Street, Room 214

Tacoma, WA  98409

253-474-0528

roofapp@qwest.net

 

 

SEATTLE AREA ROOFERS APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

JOB DESCRIPTION

Roofers field fabricate new roofing and waterproofing on site with many common and state of the art materials.  They also repair existing roofs and remove for replacement roofs that have failed.

 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for apprenticeship training must be at least 18 years old and physically capable of performing the work of the trade.  Applicants must also be able to prove their age with acceptable picture identification, have good English skills and be able to pass a drug test.  Dependable transportation is mandatory!

 

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

Training consists of 4,900 hours of ON?THE?JOB?TRAINING as an apprentice with a participating roofing contractor and 3 years of classroom training, one night a week for 7 months and 2 weeks full time each winter.

 

WAGE SCALE

Currently, journeyman wage is $25.62 per hour plus $8.91 in benefits.  $1.00 will be added to the total in June of 2007 and again in June of 2008.  Apprentices currently receive:

 

60%    $ 15.37 + $4.90 Health Insurance & $1.92 Pension

67%    $17.17 + $4.90 Health Insurance & $1.92 Pension

74%    $18.96 + $4.90 Health Insurance & $1.92 Pension

81%    $20.75 + $4.90 Health Insurance & $3.97 Pension

88%    $22.55 + $4.90 Health Insurance & $3.97 Pension

95%    $24.34 + $4.90 Health Insurance & $3.97 Pension

100%   $25.62 + $4.90 Health Insurance & $3.97 Pension

(Wages and Benefits are subject to change)

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Roofers have an excellent pension plan paid for by the employer.  The Plan requires only a five (5) year vesting with at least 1,000 hours worked each year.

 

The employer also pays for a health insurance plan.  It covers the entire family with health, dental and vision care benefits.  Roofers must establish initial eligibility prior to using health insurance coverage by working a pre-determined number hours within a specified time period.  Initial eligibility requirements are subject to change by the Plan.

 

AVERAGE HOURS WORKED

Apprentices who remain with the trade can expect to work roughly 1200 to 1500 hours during their first twelve months.  This is an estimate and depends on many economic considerations.  In addition the individuals motivation, learning ability and attitude toward hard work will weigh heavily.

MISCELLANEOUS

Roofing work can be very hard.  You should be physically and mentally prepared for this experience.  You will be required to provide your own transportation to widely separated job sites throughout Puget Sound.  Bus riders, bicycle riders or persons without their own vehicle do not meet the adequate transportation requirement.

 

WHO TO CONTACT

Gregg Gibeau, Coordinator

Seattle Area Roofers Apprenticeship Program

2800 First Avenue, Room 320

Seattle, WA 98121?1114

206 728?2777

206 728-0129 Fax

 


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