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March 2, 2021
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Albany, NY

Eastern New York Laborers Training Center

Eastern New York Laborers Training Center
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Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Eastern New York Laborers Training Center will conduct a recruitment from April 16, 2021 through April 15, 2022 for ten Skilled Construction Craft Laborer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that five openings are for the Albany area and five openings are for the Utica area. All applications must be completed on-site for both locations.

For the Albany area, applications can be obtained on the third Friday of each month, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., excluding legal holidays, at the Eastern New York Laborers Training Center, 666 Wemple Road, Glenmont, NY; the Eastern Contractors Association, 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY; and the Laborers International Union, 348 Duanesburg Road, Schenectady, NY.

For the Utica area, applications will be available on the last Thursday of each month, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., excluding legal holidays, at 10 Main Street, Suite 205, Whitesboro, NY.

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 of education, such as a school transcript, is required at time of application.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. Apprentices may be required to operate company vehicles.
  • Must be a resident of New York State.
  • Must be able to work both day and evening shifts, as needed.
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various job sites and required classes at the approved school.

For further information, applicants should contact Eastern New York Laborers Training Center at (518) 426-0890. 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.