Carpenters Union Launches Career Connections High School Program

The Career Connections program is designed to help high school teachers introduce students to a career in carpentry. Students learn basic and intermediate carpentry, advanced skills in commercial and residential construction, and the essentials of construction site safety. The program also includes training in the employability that research shows employers value most, including: goal setting, positive attitude, punctuality, teamwork, and …

Plumbers Local 27 accepting applications for apprenticeship

The Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee of Plumbers Local Union No. 27 hereby officially notifies you that applications will be accepted for its Apprenticeship Training Program. Applications may be obtained between February 22, 2021 through March 6, 2021 at Plumbers Local Union No. 27 Headquarters / Pipe Trades Training Center, 1040 Montour West Industrial Park, Coraopolis, PA 15108 and at the …

Electricians in Pittsburgh to hold Veteran Open House

In an effort to boost recruitment and teach veterans about the electrical trade, in January of 2020, the Western Pennsylvania Electricians Apprenticeship Program will hold a Veterans Open House. It will offer veterans in attendance the opportunity to speak with other veterans in the program, tour the Training Center and speak with contractors. The Western Pennsylvania Electricians JATC will be …

Philadelphia Insulators hosts Women in Construction Camp

Philadelphia Insulators hosts Women in Construction Camp

The HFIAW Local 14 Training Center hosted the National Association of Women in Construction MyWIC Camp for mentoring women in construction. More than 20 women attended the camp and learned about successful career opportunities in the Mechanical Insulation industry. Thank you to Insulators fourth-year apprentice Christina Myers, first-year apprentice Thalia Morales, mechanic Jessica Ackler and Training Coordinator John L. Stahl, …

York Electrical Institute Volunteer Day event

Electricians in York Complete Senior Project

York Electrical Institute Class of 2019 coordinated a volunteer day at YWCA Camp Cann-Edi-On on April 20, 2019.  The group recruited additional journeyman and apprentice volunteers to help prepare the camp for their summer programs.  Improvements included flood lights on cabins, GFCI receptacles in the cabins, and new ceiling fans in the common area. IBEW Local 229 members continue to support the camp …