SPRINKLER FITTERS LOCAL 417 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM Minimum Requirements ---Must be 18 years of age or older ---Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. Certificate (must show copy of transcript or certificate when applying) ---Must be a citizen of the United States or present documents indicating applicant is in the process of naturalization. ---Veteran applicants must submit a Form DD-214 indicating they have received an Honorable Discharge from the military (veterans who did not will be ruled ineligible for program application). ---If selected, each apprentice candidate will be required, prior to job placement, to pass a physical examination and drug test indicating that they can perform the full duties of the trade.
Hiring and Selection Procedures ---Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications shall be required to take an Industry related test. Qualifying applicants shall be notified of the date and time the test will be given. Applicants failing to appear for the interview, as designated, shall be ruled ineligible and receive no further consideration. ---Applicants failing to make the top fifty (50) highest scores on the written test shall be notified by mail of non-qualification. ---Eligible applicants shall be place on a list in descending order of total combined scores and accepted into the apprenticeship program accordingly. The list of eligible applicants shall be retained for a period of three (3) years. ---Eligible applicants are required to notify the committee of any changes in their current address and telephone number. ---The Local 417 Joint Apprenticeship Committee shall make selections, in descending order, from the list of eligible applicants based on the level of activity within the industry. Failure of the selected applicants to report within ten (10) working days after notification may result in removal from the list and no further consideration given. ---Semi-annual on-the-job evaluations by job foreperson and contractor are reviewed by the Committee. These evaluations, plus school grades, determine advancement to the next apprenticeship class (10 in all).