Ironworkers erect the structural framework for the high rise buildings, bridges, power plants and towers.
They also place reinforcing steel in concrete forms for roadways, foundations, and structures.
Union ironworkers and employers sponsor a four year apprenticeship program.
Training is conducted in the classroom and on the job site.
• $23.30 to start, 65% of journeyman pay
• Advance to $35.85 per hour - the average wage until June 30, 2015 for those journeymen employed by the participating employers
To qualify for the training program, an applicant must be:
A. At least 18 years of age at the time of application
B. Physically able to perform the work of the trade