3005 Lamb Avenue    •     Columbus OH 43219     •     (614) 342-8970     •     FAX:  (614) 342-8973
 

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APPRENTICESHIP

Bricklayer Apprenticeship Program

We will take Apprentice and Journeyperson applications on Wed., Mar. 29, from 9 am to 2 pm and on the last Wednesday of the months of January, February, March, April, May, July, September and October at 3005 Lamb Ave., Columbus, 43219.   Apprentice starting apprentice wage for #55 is $14.17 + benefits.  Journeyperson starting wage for #55 is $28.43 + benefits. Journeypersons can contact 614.342.8970 with questions.  EOE.

 

  

 

Apprentice applicants will need the following information when making application:

• A valid driver’s license

• Copy of birth certificate

• Copy of High School Diploma or GED

• Applicants need to be a minimum of 18 years of age.

 

Applicants will need to take a math test and receive a passing score in order to be considered for the apprenticeship opportunity.

 

The Bricklayers Apprenticeship Program is a 4 (four) year program, consisting of 152 hours of related instructional classroom hours a year, along with a minimum of 1500 O-J-T (on the job) Training hours per year.   Raises are given throughout the program if the required work  and classroom hours have been obtained.

Bricklayer apprentices do not necessarily work a typical 5 day work week, 52 weeks a year. Work can be seasonal! Currently, Bricklayers work between 9-10 months a year.
 

The Bricklayers work consists of but not limited to the laying of brick and block.  The placing of grout into the cavities/voids of all types of masonry walls.  A variety of other materials and surfaces are also associated with the trade, Bricklayer.  All apprentices work on commercial jobsites (i.e. schools, high rise office buildings).

 

Working conditions for Bricklayers Apprentices is outdoors.  And work is dependent on weather conditions. Work is done on scaffolding; therefore working on heights is required.  Work is active and often strenuous, with stooping and repetitive lifting.  

 

If accepted, each apprentice will be required to attend classes on designated Saturdays or two evenings a week during the school year for a total of 152 instructional hours per year.

Tilesetter Apprenticeship Program

The Tilesetter Apprenticeship Program is a 3 year program. Graduated pay increases throughout the program are achieved once both the necessary OJT(On-the-Job) Training and classroom hours have been achieved.  

The work consists of but not limited to the laying tile and grouting.  All apprentices work on commercial jobsites (i.e. schools, high rise office buildings) – no residential work is performed (i.e. no houses).


Tile finishers work shall do mixing of mortars and adhesives cleaning and grouting of tile, unloading and handling of all time and material such as sand, cement, lime tile and types of tile panels prefabricated on the job site.  

Tilesetter apprentices do not necessarily work a typical 5 day work week, 52 weeks a year. Work can be seasonal! Currently, Tilesetters work between 10-11 months a year.

If accepted, each apprentice will be required to attend classes on designated Saturdays or two evenings a week during the school year for a total of 152 instructional hours per year.