At the time of application, applicants must bring proof of completion of high school, in the form of a diploma or transcript; or a certificate of proficiency or G.E.D.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must show proof of age at time of application (a drivers’ license, picture I.D., Passport, etc will be accepted. A valid drivers’ license is required at the time of indenture and dispatch to employer.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity
Recruitment, selection, employment and training of Apprentices will be without discrimination because of Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Age, Sex or Physical Handicap. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Oral Interview
Applicants will be invited to participate in an oral interview to be conducted by the Joint Apprenticeship Committee.


Applicants will be placed on the apprentice program eligibility list based upon the oral interview.

Hourly Wage
All Apprentices start off with an hourly wage and fringe benefit package and the wages increase based on advancement within the program current wage rate and structure.

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Apprenticeship News

Apprentice Application Dates 2018
Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Local Union 550 will be accepting applications in the Summer of 2018 for men and women interested in entering into an apprenticeship in sprinkler fitting.  We have not set dates and times for this enrollment period yet so please check back in March of 2018 for updates.  Thank you for your interest in our local union

Looking for Workboots? American/Union Made!
Wed, Nov 26, 2008

BootPro Solutions is offering a special promotion on American/Union made workboots. 27% off for life for union members!

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