PACIFIC NORTHWEST IRONWORKERS & EMPLOYERS JATC#14
SERVING EASTERN WASHINGTON, NORTH IDAHO AND WESTERN MONTANA

DESCRIPTION
The Pacific Northwest Ironworkers and Employers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee #14 takes applications for apprenticeship on a year-round basis. All interested persons may complete applications at the following locations:

IRONWORKERS APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING CENTER
16610 E. EUCLID
SPOKANE, WA 99216
WEDNESDAYS 9:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M.
(509) 922-3577

IRONWORKERS LOCAL #14 UNION HALL
824 W. LEWIS ST., SUITE 101
PASCO, WA 99301
WEDNESDAYS 8 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
(509) 547- 2911

IRONWORKERS LOCAL #14 UNION HALL
201 N. RUSSELL
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 829-9051, Call for appointment

VISIT THESE WEB SITES AT:
http://nwiw.com
http://apprenticeship.wa.gov
http://www.jatc14@nwiw.com

All applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. High School graduate or GED is preferred, must be able to perform the rigorous manual labor required by the trade and have a natural ability to work safely at high elevations with a good sense of balance. You must be able to read write and speak the English language.

Conditions of employment include: valid drivers license and social security card, obligation fee to local union and union dues. Eligible candidates will be subject to a pre-employment drug screen upon dispatch and participate in the Drug Free Workplace Program. All Ironworkers may be subject to drug screen by employer to ensure a drug free work place for everyone. All Ironworkers are dispatched to jobs.

APPRENTICESHIP PROCESS
Terms of the training agreement are 6,000 – 8,000 hours of on-the-job training, 1,500 hours probationary period, plus 204 hours minimum of non-compensated classroom related training per year for four years in Spokane, WA at the PNW Ironworkers Training Center.

Selection of apprentices is based on qualifications and objective evaluation, without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, or sex. This program in operated on a completely non-discriminatory basis. All interested persons are encouraged to apply.

IRONWORKERS LOCAL 29

HISTORY/FACTS
Chartered on December 14, 1901, the Ironworkers Local 29 now has a membership of 1,208. Its jurisdiction includes all of Oregon and five and one half counties of SW Washington.

RECENT CHARITABLE PROJECTS
The Ironworkers participated in the construction and fabrication of the Keizer Skate Park. They also installed the reinforcing steel for the Ronald McDonald House in Emanuel Hospital, in Portland. The Ironworkers are a sponsor of the Oregon City High School Girls Basketball team and are heavily involved in promoting and coaching local little league teams. Ironworkers installed rebar at the Port City Development and Training Center and they also installed rebar as well as tube steel fabrication for Reynolds High School Dugouts.

DESCRIPTION

  • Structural Ironworkers erect structural steel which includes all work in connection with field fabrication, handling (includes rigging, signaling, loading, off loading) sorting, stockpiling, bolting, torque, plumbing, welding, cutting, burning, reaming (includes composite materials), pre-cast components of all shapes and sizes to include but not limited to the construction and reconstruction of building, pre-engineered metal building, bridges of all types, industrial plants and residential structures. Assembly of hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural, pre-cast and composite materials, all work associated with but not limited to the installation of metal decking, edge form, shear lugs and brick lentils in conjunction with all of the above.
  • Reinforcing Ironworkers do all the work in connection with field fabrication, handling, (including rigging, signaling, loading and offloading), cutting, bending, hoisting, placing supporting, burning, welding, stressing, and typing or securing all materials (including composites) used to reinforce concrete including but not limited to all sizes and types of reinforcing steel, wire mesh, (welding wire fabric), hoops, and stirrups, post and pre-stressed cables (mixing and pumping grout in conjunction with post tension cables), personal hand tools associated with the classification are side cutters, belt, rule marking crayons and gloves.
  • Ornamental Ironworkers do all work in connection with field fabrication, handling, rigging, sorting, cutting, welding, burning, field layout, securing by all means but not limited to drilling holes in concrete, steel, wood and composite for purposes of anchoring components to structure. For the installation on non-structural applications such as: metal windows and door frames, motor driven and automatic power doors, heavy gauge metal security doors, jail cell doors and furniture, metal trim and paneling, and aluminum curtain-wall frames, ferrous and non-ferrous metal (including composite material) stairs, handrail, catwalks, balconies, canopies, architectural wall panels, fencing, guardrail and sheeting, metal detail that is added to a building for the purpose of embellishment or decorating the structure.

APPRENTICESHIP PROCESS
The apprenticeship process is a four-year program that requires 1,600 hours per year of on-the-job training plus 200 hours of classroom time each year. Candidates must demonstrate the requirements for journeyman and be a certified welder in at least one classification.

JOURNEYMAN PROCESS
Journeyman upgrading classes are offered in welding, blueprint reading, safety, fall protection, rigging, post tensioning, layout and fabrication, burning, Haz-Mat, OSHA 10-hour construction safety, theodolite set up and use, flame straightening, computer training and more.

WHO TO CONTACT
Kevin Jensen, Business Manager
Ironworkers Local 29
11620 NE Ainsworth Circle
Portland, OR 97220
503-774-0777
503-775-0947 Fax

Lee Worley, Apprenticeship Coordinator
503-775-0877
www.nwiw.com

Rex Smith, Contractors Association
REFA Erection
PO Box 23724
Tigard, OR 97218
503-698-1158
503-620-9879 Fax

IRONWORKERS LOCAL 86

HISTORY/FACTS
Chartered on July 1, 1904 the Ironworkers Local 86 now has a membership of 2,092. Its jurisdiction includes all of western Washington and three counties in eastern Washington.

RECENT CHARITABLE PROJECTS
The Ironworkers recently participated in constructing the Highline baseball field dugouts in Tukwila. They also constructed dugouts and fences for a Seattle Catholic Church. They worked with Rebuilding Together and United Way “Day of Caring”.

DESCRIPTION

  • Structural Ironworkers erect structural steel which includes all work in connection with field fabrication, handling (includes rigging, signaling, loading, off loading) sorting, stockpiling, bolting, torque, plumbing, welding, cutting, burning, reaming, (includes composite materials), pre-cast components of all shapes and sizes to include but not limited to the construction and reconstruction of building, pre-engineered metal building, bridges of all types, industrial plants and residential structures. Assembly of hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural, pre-cast and composite materials, all work associated with but not limited to the installation of metal decking, edge form, shear lugs and brick lentils in conjunction with all of the above.
  • Reinforcing Ironworkers do all the work in connection with field fabrication, handling, (including rigging, signaling, loading and offloading), cutting, bending, hoisting, placing supporting, burning, welding, stressing, and typing or securing all materials (including composites) used to reinforce concrete including but not limited to all sizes and types of reinforcing steel, wire mesh, (welded wire fabric), hoops, and stirrups, post and pre-stressed cables (mixing and pumping grout in conjunction with post tension cables), personal hand tools associated with this classification are side cutters, belt, rule marking crayons and gloves.
  • Ornamental Ironworkers do all work in connection with field fabrication, handling, rigging, sorting, cutting, welding, burning, field layout, securing by all means but not limited to drilling holes in concrete, steel, wood and composite for purposes of anchoring components to structure. For the installation of non-structural applications such as: metal windows and door frames, motor driven and automatic power doors, heavy gauge metal security doors, jail cell doors and furniture, metal trim and paneling, and aluminum curtain-wall frames, ferrous and non-ferrous metal (including composite material) stairs, handrail, catwalks, balconies, canopies, architectural wall panels, fencing, guardrail and sheeting, metal detail that is added to a building for the purpose of embellishment or decorating the structure.

APPRENTICESHIP PROCESS
The apprenticeship process is a four-year program that requires 1,500 hours per year of on-the-job training plus 160 hours of classroom time each year. Candidates must demonstrate the requirements for journeyman and be a certified welder in at least one classification.

JOURNEYMAN PROCESS
Journeyman upgrading classes are offered in welding, blueprint reading, safety, fall protection, rigging, post tensioning, layout and fabrication, burning, Haz Mat, theodolite set up and use, flame straightening, computer training and more.

WHO TO CONTACT
Steve Pendergrass, Business Manager
Ironworkers Local 86
4550 S 134th Pl, Ste 102
Tukwila, WA 98168
(206) 248-4246
(206) 248-4351 Fax

Rex Smith, Contactors Association
REFA Erection
PO Box 23724
Tigard, OR 97218
(503) 698-1158
(503) 620-9879 Fax

Erich Smith, Apprenticeship Coordinator
(206) 244-2993
Jatc86@nwiw.com
www.nwiw.com