J.A.T.C Apprenticeship Training School

SHEET METAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION #17 J.A.T.C. APPRENTICE AND TRAINING PROGRAM

AFFILIATIONS: 

Union:
Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #17

Employer: 
Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors of the Building Trades
Employers Association of Boston and Eastern Mass. 

Territorial Jurisdiction:        

Massachusetts counties: Bristol, Essex, Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Fall River.

Term of Apprenticeship: 

Five (5) years

Training: 

Safety, drafting, sheet metal layout, math, service work, field installation, architectural sheet metal, welding, blueprint reading, sheet metal sketching, plastic, C.A.D., residential heating, testing, Adjusting & balancing of air and water systems, HVAC

Field and Shop Work:

Installation of duct work, Cornice (roof) work, Sketching, Welding, P.V.C. & T.A.B.

Entry Requirements:         

  • AGE:    Eighteen (18) years or older
  • REQUIRED: Three (3) letters of recommendation from non-family members & a copy of your High School transcripts & a copy of your diploma or G.E.D. with the grades
  • HEALTH: Must be physically capable of performing the work of the trade
  • TEST, etc.: Orientation, interview, pre-hire physical & drug screen
  • EDUCATION: High School graduate preferred, G.E.D. accepted   
  • RESIDENCY: Must reside within the jurisdictional area

Candidate Fee:

None   

Transportation:

Drivers license and transportation mandatory.

Apply At:

Joseph W. Joyce Apprenticeship Training Center
Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union  #17
1181 Adams St., Dorchester, MA  02124
Phone  617-298-0850
Contact Person: John Healy, Coordinator 

EOE: We are an equal opportunity is provided to all regardless of race, color, creed, sex or national origin.

For more information on upcoming apprenticeship and continuing education opportunities, visit www.lu17jatc.org

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17

1157 Adams Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

(617) 296-1680

smw17boston@gmail.com

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