Look around, Carpenters are responsible for creating every building around you.
Carpenters take an Architect’s blueprints and bring them to life by working with wood, metal, plastics,
and many other engineered materials in a fast pace setting. From the hole in the ground to the turn of
the key, carpenters are involved every step of the way.

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Scaffold Erectors

If you enjoy working outdoors and at high elevations, a career in scaffolding might be
for you. Scaffold builders are responsible for building and taking down scaffolds and temporary
structures for buildings and ship work.

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Pile drivers drive steel, concrete, or wood piling into the earth during the early stages of construction. Skill is crucial to both a project’s success and the safety of workers, since the piling is necessary to hold back the earth during excavations; to set up the foundation of skyscrapers, highways, and bridges; and to build docks and wharfs.

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If you like working with machines, tools, and precision instruments and have an eye for the
perfect fit, you might consider being a millwright. Millwrights install, maintain, diagnose, and repair the
machines that keep America running such as compressors, pumps, conveyors, monorails, extruders,
turbines, and mining equipment.

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Whether selecting a career as a Carpenter, Millwright, Scaffold Erector, or Piledriver we will provide you
with the building blocks to a promising and fulfilling future in the industry. Our training lays the
foundation by providing instruction in a classroom and shop setting on builder’s math, tool skills,
material knowledge, jobsite safety, as well as theory and practice of the trade.
As an apprentice you can “earn while you learn” by working on Union construction jobsites as available
in between classroom sessions. The programs are all a four years in duration with the classroom portion
ranging from 4 to 6 week blocks, once per year.
You must be physically capable of performing the demanding work duties which include heavy repetitive
lifting, bending, twisting, carrying, and climbing for a minimum of 8 hours a day. You also must be an
Alaska state resident 30 days prior to the start of class, pass a drug test, have a valid Alaska drivers
license, and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
If you possess these qualities, we encourage you to apply today. We are currently accepting
applications for the following training season now through December.

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Next Steps...

For more information on becoming an apprentice, call or click on the tab to the right for an application.