Contact Arthur Fadeley, Business Manager, Insulators and Asbestos Workers Local #4 by phone at (716) 823-0980.
Job Description: Apply all types of insulation, mastics, sealants, coatings and jacketing (metal, PVC, canvas, fiberglass cloth, tar paper, Tedlar paper) to heating and cooling systems, ductwork, plumbing systems, tanks and vessels in plants, factories, schools, hospitals and office building.
Working Conditions: Involves a full day of strenuous physical labor, including lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, as well as climbing and balancing on scaffolds and ladders.
Apprenticeship Training Period: Four years
Related Instruction: All four years apprentices must attend school one night per week, four hours per night (6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.). School year consists of 144 hours.
Qualifications: Must be 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED and reliable transportation.
Tools: Apprentices must have their own hand tools. An average starter set is $200.00.
Current Journeyman Rate: $34.15 (5/1/2020)
Apprentice Wag Progression Schedule:
1st year – 50%
2nd year – 60%
3rd year – 70%
4th year – 80%
Fringe Benefits: Health Care, Pension Fund, Annuity and Education Fund Benefits. Benefit eligibility is based on the rules and requirements of each specific fund.
Recruitment For Next Class: Undetermined