Roofers Recruit Apprentices

Liverpool, NY (March 26, 2019) – The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Roofers, Local Union #195, will conduct a recruitment from April 1, 2019 through March 30, 2020 for 20 roofer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that the 20 openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for four recruitment regions – the Central, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, and North Country regions.

Applications can be obtained at Local Union #195, 7706 Maltlage Drive, Liverpool, NY from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.All applications must be received by March 30, 2020.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have completed 10th grade or have 3 years of verifiable experience as a roofer.
  • Must have a physical exam, at the expense of the sponsor, after acceptance into the program.
  • Must pass an alcohol and substance abuse test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must sign a statement indicating that they are physically able to perform the work of a roofer, which may include:
    • Repetitive heavy lifting.
    • Repetitive kneeling, squatting, and walking.
    • Climbing ladders and scaffolds.
    • Working at heights that require a safety harness.
    • Working in extreme temperatures and severe weather conditions.
    • Working with respirators.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.

For further information, applicants should contact Roofers Local #195 at (315) 699-1388. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor office.

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