International Union of Operating Engineers
Local 30

Apprenticeship Training Program Information

Recruitment will be ongoing from January 22nd, 2018 to February 02,2018.  For more information visit the New York State Department of Labor press release at https://labor.ny.gov/pressreleases/currentrecruitments/operating-engineers-lu30-december-13-2017.shtm - or call the Apprenticeship and Training Fund at 718-847-8484 extension 239. 

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 after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States.
  • Must sign a statement indicating that they are physically able to perform the work of a stationary engineer, which includes:
    • Climbing and working off of stairs and ladders.
    • Working in confined and dark spaces.
    • Prolonged standing.
    • Reading small numbers and/or markings.
    • Communicating in loud working conditions.
    • Working in environments that could cause exposure to dust, chemical odors, and hazardous materials.
    • Working in extreme temperatures.
    • Working and/or walking on slippery surfaces.
    • Wearing personal protective equipment, such as respirators, ear protectors, and face shields.
    • Lifting heavy objects weighing up to 60 lbs.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must participate in an interview, if selected.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license to operate company vehicles. 
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work and related instruction.