Elevator Constructors Recruit Apprentices-Local Union #62

Syracuse, NY (August 2, 2021) – The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for The International Union of Elevator Constructors, Local Union #62, will conduct a recruitment from October 4, 2021 through November 3, 2021 for one elevator/escalator constructor and modernizer apprentice, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be completed online at any time during the recruitment period at www.neiep.org/careers.aspx. Applicants who do not have access to a computer may visit their local library or New York State Department of Labor Career Center.

Applicants must take and score a minimum of 70 on the Elevator Industry Aptitude Test. A testing fee of $25 must be paid at the time of testing. The payment must be in the form of a postal money order or bank certified check (no cash or personal checks will be accepted). Please note, you may request that this fee be waived. Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need.

A photo ID will be required on the day of testing. Must take a tool assessment designed to assess knowledge of basic tools and their use, as well as basic measuring skills. Scores are part of the evaluation. All applications must be received by no later than November 3, 2021.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after an offer of employment and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship. Failure to provide verification on stated date of an offer of employment, said apprentice will be removed from the hiring list immediately for failing to meet stated requirements.
  • Must pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
  • Must attest to being physically capable of performing the work of the trade, which may include lifting, climbing, and working from heights without posing a threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.
  • Must be a resident of Local Union #62 jurisdiction which includes the following:
    • The counties of Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga, and Tompkins, Onondaga, Seneca, Franklin.
    • In Madison County – the towns of Cazenovia, Chittenango, Deruyter, Eaton, Fenner, Georgetown, Lebanon, Lenox, Nelson, and Sullivan.
    • In Oneida County – the towns of Camden, Florence, and Vienna.
    • In Delaware County – the towns of Deposit, Franklin, Masonville, Sidney, Tompkins, and Walton.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from job sites and required classes at the approved school.

For further information, applicants should contact Local Union #62 at (774) 225-9584. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see: dol.ny.gov/career-centers).

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.