Ironworkers Local #399 accepts application for apprenticeship for two full weeks in May every year. This year the dates are May 1st through May 12th 2017. Applicants must complete an Application form at the Local Union Office located at 409 Crown Point Road Westville, NJ 08093 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The application process consists of a written aptitude test (Work Keys Test) and a formal interview conducted by the Joint Apprenticeship Committee.
Apprentice applicants are assessed on a basis of 96 potential points as follows:
Work Keys Test – maximum 14 points
Education – maximum 10 points
Physical condition – maximum 10 points
Residential location – maximum 5 points
Veteran status – maximum 5 points
Construction related work experience – maximum 10 points
Personal JAC interview – Maximum 42 points
Be at least 18 years old
Physically be able to perform the required work
Reside in territorial jurisdiction of Local #399
Must be drug free
Have a valid New Jersey drivers License Have reliable transportation
It is necessary for the applicant to provide all of the following:
Birth Certificate with Seal
Valid New Jersey drivers License
Transcript of High School Records (High School Diploma is not required)
Doctor’s Certification, as evidence of physical fitness to perform job duties
Successful applicants are required to work full time when work is available and to attend apprenticeship classes two nights a week. Apprentices must attend a minimum of 204 classroom hours for each of the three years of apprenticeship. Apprentices are also required to participate in community service projects on occasion.
Ironworkers Local #399 is politically active and all members are requested to participate.
Contact Gary Brown at 856-456-9323 for more information.
LOUIS JONASZ JR. -- CONTRACTOR REPRESENTATIVE
MICHAEL KOWALCHICK -- CONTRACTOR REPRESENTATIVE
JAMES SPANGLER -- CONTRACTOR REPRESENTATIVE
MICHAEL BARRON -- CONTRACTOR REPRESENTATIVE
CARSON LAWSON -- UNION REPRESENTATIVE
PAUL LENKOWSKI -- UNION REPRESENTATIVE
RICHARD SWEENEY -- UNION REPRESENTATIVE
GREG FERRETTI -- UNION INSTRUCTOR
GARY BROWN -- UNION INSTRUCTOR
MICHAEL EVANGELISTI -- UNION INSTRUCTOR
CHRISTOPHER LEIDY -- UNION INSTRUCTOR