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AT Northeast Carpenters Apprenticeship Local # 291 Linoleum, Resilient, Tile and Carpet Lay in Albany, New York

The New England Carpenters Training Fund (AKA Northeast Carpenters Apprenticeship Fund) will conduct a recruitment from June 6, 2019 through June 5, 2020 for five linoleum, resilient tile and carpet layer apprentices.
Applications are available online at https://www.nectf.org/ during the recruitment period. Applications are also available at the information sessions indicated below.
Prior to submitting an application, applicants are required to attend an information session at the New England Carpenters Training Fund (NECTF):
16 Corporate Circle, Albany, NY 12203
21 Jetview Drive, Rochester, NY 14624
52 Stone Castle Road, Rock Tavern, NY 12575
6920 Princeton Court, Syracuse, NY 13212
These sessions are given on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 P.M. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the information session will occur on the second Monday of that month at 6:00 P.M. At the conclusion of the information session, a code will be provided, which is required to complete an application.
The Committee requires that applicants:
Must be at least 18 years old.
Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required at time of application.
Must attest in writing that they are physically able to perform the work of a carpenter, which may include: Working on scaffolds and in confined spaces.
Working under conditions of inclement weather, such as rain, snow, cold, heat, and direct sunlight.
Performing constant repetitive motions.
Climbing and working from heights.
Lifting items that weigh a minimum of 50 lbs.
Standing and stooping for prolonged periods of time.
Must pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture. If applicant tests positive, they cannot reapply for one year.
Must be willing to attend related instruction classes as required and travel to various locations statewide.
Must have reliable transportation.
Must live in the geographical jurisdiction, which includes all New York State counties excluding: Nassau, Suffolk, the counties of the five boroughs of New York (Kings, Bronx, Queens, New York and Richmond), Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, and specific towns in Orange County:
Arden, Central Valley, Congers, Craigsville, Eagle Valley, Fort Montgomery ,Garnerville, Harriman, Hempstead, Highland Mills, Kiryas Joel, Ladentown, Merriewold Lake, Mountain Lodge, Mountainville, Mount Ivy, Oxford Depot, Pomona Heights, Pomonu, Salisbury Mills, Sloatsburg, Southfields, Sterling Forest, Stony Point, Sugar Loa, Summit Park, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Tuxedo Park, Washingtonville, West Haverstraw
Willow Grove. Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.For further information, applicants should contact New England Carpenters Training Fund at (585) 436-1110. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see: https://www.labor.ny.gov/career-center-locator/location-list-all.php).Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.
More information on this and other Apprenticeship Training programs can be found on the NY State Department of Labor website at: http://labor.ny.gov/pressreleases/apprenticeshiparchive.shtm

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