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Cement Masons Joint Apprenticeship Program

The Cement Masons Apprentice Program is a three year program consisting of 3,000 hours on -the-job training and 144 hours of related instruction. Applications are accepted once a year during the first two weeks of April at the training site. Apprentices are trained on-the-job and in the classroom at the A.J. Furlan Building in Pittsburgh, PA.

Qualification Requirements of the Program

  • Be at least 18 at the time of acceptance into the program
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Reside within the jurisdiction of Cement Masons Local Union #526 (33 counties of Western Pennsylvania)
  • Have dependable transportation
  • Good physical condition, manual dexterity, eye-arm coordination
  • Pass a drug test – drug use is not tolerated in the construction industry, where safety is a life and death issue

Qualification Requirements of the Program

  • Qualify on aptitude test administered by the PA Employment Service
  • Personal interview
  • Union initiation fees and dues
  • Applications are available April – May
What it Takes to Become a Cement Mason

Cement Masons Union Local 526

2606 California Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact: Ron Stefaniak – Apprenticeship Coordinator
Telephone: (412)-761-6310
www.opcmia526.org

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