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January 29, 2021
Albany, NY

Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers LU #2 (Albany)

Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers LU #2 (Albany)
Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union #2, will conduct a recruitment from May 5, 2021 through April 29, 2022 for eight Bricklayer, Mason and Plasterer apprentices; eight Pointer, Caulker and Cleaner apprentices; two Tile Setter (3Year) apprentices; and two Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Finisher apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that the openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for three recruitment regions - the Capital District, Mohawk Valley, and North Country regions of the state.

Applications can be obtained at JATC for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union #2, 302 Centre Drive, Albany, NY or at the Eastern Contractors Association, 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. Applications are also available online during the recruitment period at www.bac2nyvt.org.

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).
  • Must be physically able to lift 50-100 pounds.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and required classes at the approved school.

For further information, applicants should contact JATC for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union #2 at (518) 456-5477. 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.