Roofers Apprenticeship Program is Accepting Applications

Mahoning Valley's Roofers Joint Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications for roofing apprentices. Wages start at $12.22 (plus $2.90 in benefits) per hour for first year apprentices. Those numbers grow with each†year†of training.†Upon completion of the 5-year apprenticeship program, the current pay rate for journeymen roofers is†$24.44†per hour with an additional†$15.82†in benefits (i.e. Pension & Medical).

To get an application, email††or visit the Roofers Joint Apprenticeship Committee office, located in the offices of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio & Western PA at 1372 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., SE,†Vienna, OH† 44473 (330-539-6050).

To be considered for this class, applications must be received no later than†Friday, October 30, 2015.

Applicants must include a†transcript of high school grades or GED test scores, military service Certificate of Completion (DD-214)†(if applicable),†and a valid driverís license.

Basic qualifications for applicants include being at least 18 years old, having a high school (or equivalent) diploma, being physically capable of performing work of the trade, and being able to pass a pre-employment drug screen & physical.†An aptitude test will be administered at the time the application is submitted.

Selection of apprentices under this program shall be made on the basis of qualification alone and all applicants will be afforded equal opportunity under these standards without regard to race, color, creed, sex, or national origin. † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † ††