The Apprenticeship program is a combined effort between Operating Engineers Local No. 9, the International Union of Operating Engineers, The Department of Labor, and our Signatory Contractors. The program is designed to give inexperienced people the skills and knowledge to become successful in the trade. The Apprenticeship is a three-year program; during which time, an Apprentice will be required to attend safety and trade related classes, to receive hands on training in heavy equipment skills such as, grade checking, heavy equipment mechanics, maintenance, and welding; and be employed in the trade by a signatory contractor for 'PAID' on-the-job training. Apprentice wages start at 70% of a Journeyman's pay scale. As an Apprentice completes each stage of the training requirements, his or her wages increase by 5% for each step (there are six steps), until completion and graduation as a Journeyman Operating Engineer.



THE SITE

The Local No. 9 Apprenticeship has a 160-acre training site located east of Denver. There is a mechanics and welding shop, a classroom, and heavy equipment on site available for use in the training of all Local No. 9 members. This is paid for by a contract negotiated amount that is contributed to the Apprenticeship Fund, so there is no out-of-pocket cost to the members for the training. This site has classes and training for both Apprentices and Journeyman upgrade training. 



Administrator:
•Garry Edmondson

Administrative Assistant:
•Casey Edmondson

Instructors:
•Shannon Ridgway
•Jeff Nedjoika

Contact Us:
•Administrator Email: cjatiuoe@outlook.com
•Training Site: 303-644-3909
•Fax: 303-644-3905

Apprenticeship Opportunities

OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE TRADE OF OPERATING ENGINEER:  You will have the opportunity to learn to run Heavy Equipment and skills of the trade.

NUMBER OF OPENINGS: As Needed

DATES OF APPLICATION
:
•Bennett: Tuesday-Friday, 7:30 am -12:00 noon  12:30 pm-2:30 pm Call before going to location


PROGRAM SPONSOR: Operating Engineers Local No. 9, Colorado Journeyman and Apprentice Training CJAT (Reg. VIII-90858, Training for Operating Engineers)

WHERE TO APPLY:

Bennett:
41801 E. Quincy
Bennett, CO, 80102
Phone: 303-644-3909


GEOGRAPHICAL AREA
: State of Colorado

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