Training Program :: Ironworker (field) Apprenticeship

Institution Profile

Organization: various


Address: 2102 Almaden Road, Suite 101

City: San Jose

State: CA, 95125

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Program Type: Apprenticeship

Phone: (408) 265-7643

Program Description

Tasks of the Ironworker include steel and cable reinforcing in concrete construction (rebar work), erections of steel skeleton of buildings, window wall and curtain wall exteriors, rigging of heavy machinery and welding in conjunction with all aspects of these job descriptions.

Ironworkers must be able to work at great heights. The work is very strenuous, dangerous, and is often done in adverse weather conditions. Work involves climbing, bending squatting, sitting, standing, and heavy lifting.

Application Process

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis

Additional Information

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must have the minimum of a high school education. Each applicant should also be able to read, write ansd speak the English language in order to comprehend instruction in related training classes and to insure personal and co-worker safety on the job. At the time of making application, each applicant must present either a high school diploma, high school proficiency certificate, or a certificate showing satisfactory scores in the General Education Development Test (G.E.D.). The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.

Job Readiness

Applicants must be:

  • physically able to perform the work of the trade.
  • be prepared to work at extreme heights.
  • be able to lift heavy material and equipment.
  • be prepared to purchase required hand tools which will cost:
  • approximately $350.00 to $400.00


As an employee and union member, you will be afforded excellent medical, dental and optical coverage as well as pension and supplemental pension plan benefits.

Additional Locations

Location Name Address City State Phone
n/a1380 S. Channing WayFresnoCA(559) 497-1295
n/a3150 Bayshore RoadBeniciaCA(707) 746-7666
n/a3524 - 51st AvenueSacramentoCA(916) 428-7420
n/a5155 Mercury Point, Suite ASan DiegoCA(858) 505-9414
n/a5555 Fresca Dr.La PalmaCA(714) 228-9744
n/a570 Barnveld AvenueSan FranciscoCA(415) 285-3880
n/a950 E. Elwood StreetPhoenixAZ(602) 276-6055

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Program Length

Apprenticeship is served for a four-year period, which includes a minimum of 480 hours of related classroom instruction and 6,000 hours on-the-job-training.