Apprenticeship and Trades

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Types of Apprenticeship's

Advertising Display Sign Makers/Erectors (Open Shop) MA#1062
# of App. 6
Application Dates Open Continuously
Min. Qual. HS Diploma/GED
1 yr High School Algebra
or equivalent, C or better
Selection Method Ranked by Score
Fees Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 144
Class Times 1 night/wk
Salary Apprent. Journey $12.02
$20.04
Tools Provided
Travel Required OR and SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Math
Electrical Parts
Houses
Training Center/ Contact Person Marianne - 503-675-0548
15800 SW Boones Ferry Road
Suite B-3
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Bricklayers (Union) MA#1008
# of App. 25
Application Dates Based on Demand
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked by Score
Fees Dues
OJT Hrs 6000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 48 hours Per Term
Salary Apprent. Journey $13.51
$27.02
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required Based on employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
Training Center/ Contact Person Joe Luna - 503-234-3781
12812 NE Marx Street
Portland, OR 97230
Carpenter (Union) MA# 1057
# of App. 305
Application Dates Based on Demand
Min. Qual. 18 or 17 yrs old or
w/High School or equivalent
Selection Method Ranked Interview
Fees Dues
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 160 per yr
Class Times 1 wk (40 hours)
4 x yr
Salary Apprent. Journey $12.11
$24.65
Tools 1Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required Based on employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
CC Skills Ctr
Training Center/ Contact Person Mark Johnson - 503-287-3708 ext.223
6915 NE 42nd Ave
Portland, OR 97218
Carpenter (Open Shop) MA# 1074
# of App. 60
Application Dates Jan - Nov
9am - 4pm
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked by Score
Fees Tuition
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 night/wk
3 terms per year
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.90
$19.82
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required Based on employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Related Experience
Math skills
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-682-3363
9450 SW Commerce Circle
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Cement Masons (Union) MA# 1015
# of App. 30
Application Dates 1wk/mth
April-August
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
HS/GED
Physically Fit
Selection Method Interview
Ranked by Score
Fees $175 initiation
$37.5 dues
OJT Hrs 6000
Class Hrs 2160
1st yr
Class Times 32 wks/Winter
1 wk/Spring & Fall
Salary Apprent. Journey $12.67
$23.54
Tools Starter tool list Provided
Travel Required OR and SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways All applicants who make the list will be alcohol/drug tested.
Training Center/ Contact Person Greg Peterson - 503-408-8555
12812 NE Marx Street
Portland, OR 97230
Drywall Finishing (Union) MA# 1016
# of App. ---
Application Dates Jan-Sept
Every Tuesday
Min. Qual. 17 years
High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked by Score
Fees Dues
OJT Hrs 6000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 night a week
Salary Apprent. Journey $12.53
$26.11
Tools Provided
Travel Required Based on employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Construction or trades related work
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-287-4856
12687 NE Whitaker Way
Portland, OR 97230
Electrician- Inside (Union) MA# 1004
# of App. 500
Application Dates 1 x year for 2 weeks
Min. Qual. 18 yrs old
High School(2.0)/GED(255)
C or better High School
Algebra or equivalent
Selection Method Aptitude Test
Interview
Ranked by Score
Fees $25.00 Appl. Fee
Tuition
Books
Dues
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 192 per yr
Class Times 1 Day per week for 22 weeks a yr1 Night per week
Salary Apprent. Journey $12.46
$31.15
Tools 5 Starter tool list provided
Travel Required Northern OR and SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Math
Electronics
Other trades
Related courses
Material Handler
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-262-9991
16021 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97230
Electrician-Inside (Open Shop) MA# 1046
# of App. 350
Application Dates 10 days/year
Min. Qual. 18yrs or older
H.S. diploma with 2.0 GPA or GED
1 yr or algebra w/ C or better
Math Placement
Selection Method Ranked Scored
Fees Books
Tuition
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 Night per week
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.50
$26.25
Tools Tool list provided by employer
Travel Required Based on employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Math
Electronics
Construction or
Material Handler Experience
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-262-9991
19142 S Molalla Ave.
Oregon City, OR 97045
Electrician-Limited Energy Technician (Union) MA# 1053
# of App. 32
Application Dates Call for dates
Min. Qual. 18 yrs old
High School(2.0)/GED(255)
C or better H.S Algebra or equivalent
Selection Method Math Placement
Interview
Ranked by Score
Fees Dues
Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 180 per yr
Class Times 1 Day per week for 22 weeks per year
Salary Apprent. Journey $12.65
$25.30
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required Northern OR and SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Math
Electronics
Other Trades
Related Courses
Material Handler
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-262-9991
16021 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97230
Electrician-Limited Energy/Class A, Class B (Open Shop) MA# 1099
# of App. 100 / 65
Application Dates Call for Dates
Min. Qual. 18 yrs or older
High School Diploma/GED
1 yr high school/ 1 term coll.
Algebra Integrated Math or
Math placement test w/ C or better
Selection Method Trade
Orientation
Interview
Fees Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 8000 / 4000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 night per week
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.71 / $9.63
$21.43 / $19.27
Tools Based on Employer
Travel Required Based on Employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
Math Classes
Military
Training Center/ Contact Person Cindy Regier - 503-598-0522
12256 SW Garden Place
Tigard, OR 97223
Electrician-Power Lineman (Union) MA# 1118
# of App. 230
Application Dates Open Continuously
Min. Qual. 6 18 yrs old
High School(2.0)/GED
C or better
High School Algebra or equivalent
Selection Method Interview
Ranked by score
Fees $25.00 appl. Fee
Dues
Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 7000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 2 wks in Feb-March and 15 Sat. Nov 1-June 15
Salary Apprent. Journey $20.74
$34.56
Tools 5 Starter Tool list Provided
Travel Required OR, WA & 10 countries in ID & 3 counties in CA
Recommended Trades Pathways Class A License
Flaggers Card
1st Aid/CPR
Shop helper
Training Center/ Contact Person Info line - 503-253-0400
www.nwlinejatc.com
6162 NE 80th Ave.
Portland, OR 97218
Elevator Constructor
# of App. 80
Application Dates Based on Demand
Min. Qual. 18 yrs old
High School/GED
1 yr HS Algebra
Selection Method Interview
Ranked by score
Fees $440 Initiation Fee
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs ---
Class Times 1-2 nights per week
Salary Apprent. Journey $16.96
$33.91
Tools Tape Meas.
Channel
Locks
Travel Required OR & SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Mechanical or Electrical Train. Experience
Training Center/ Contact Person Mike Casley - 503-771-4969
Elevator Constructors
3530 SE 84th
Portland, OR 97266
Equipment Operator / Operating Engineer (Union and Open Shop) MA# 1041
# of App. ~120
Application Dates Open Continuously
Min. Qual. 18 yrs old
High School/GED
(provide proof of age)
Selection Method App & Interview
Ranked by score
Fees $750 Initiation Payment
Plan Available none
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 160 per year
Class Times 4 wks/M-F (Consecutive)
8:00-5:00
sometime between Jan-June
Salary Apprent. Journey Average
$21.54
$26.93
Tools Hard Hat
Gloves
Safety Vest
Boots
Raingear
Travel Required OR and 5½ counties in SW Washington
Recommended Trades Pathways Work in parts house
Laborers position
Runners position
Job Corps Youth Build
Training Center/ Contact Person Union - 541-741-7292
5001 Franklin Blvd
Eugene, OR 97403

Open Shop - 503-685-8307
9450 SW Commerce Circle
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Exterior/Interior Specialist-Drywall (Union) MA# 1057
# of App. 81
Application Dates Supply on Demand
Min. Qual. 18 yrs old
High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Dues
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 160 per year
Class Times 1wk (40hrs)
4 wks/yr
Salary Apprent. Journey $11.76
$23.86
Tools 7 Starter Tool list provided
Travel Required Based on Employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
CC Skills Ctr
Training Center/ Contact Person Mark Johnson - 503-287-3708 ext.223
recruitment@wctcapp.com
6915 NE 42nd
Portland, OR 97218
Floor Cover (Union) MA# 1020
# of App. 12
Application Dates Based on Demand
Min. Qual. 17 yrs
High School/GED (255)
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Dues
Tuition
OJT Hrs 7000
Class Hrs 144 per year
Class Times 1night/wk 4hrs
Salary Apprent. Journey $11.11
$22.22
Tools 8 Starter Tool set provided
Travel Required OR and SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Construction trades
Material handler
Training Center/ Contact Person Bill Huntley - 503-282-5783
11145 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97220
Glazier (Union) MA# 1017
# of App. ~40
Application Dates Based on Demand
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High school/GED
Selection Method Interview
Ranked by score
Fees Dues
Tuition
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 144 per year
Class Times 1night/wk 4hrs
Salary Apprent. Journey $11.15
$27.87
Tools 9 Starter Tool list provided
Travel Required OR and SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Construction Trades
Related Work
Training Center/ Contact Person Chuck Voelpel - 503-255-3920
11105 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97220
Heat and Frost Insulator and Asbestos Worker (Union) MA# 1052
# of App. 20
Application Dates As Needed
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High school/GED
Selection Method Interview and App.
Ranked by score
Fees $260.00 Initiation and dues
OJT Hrs 6800
Class Hrs 144 per year
Class Times 1night/wk
1Saturday/month
Salary Apprent. Journey $15.93
$28.49
Tools Tool list provided
(starter set $300-$500)
Travel Required Oregon & SW WA
There is travel
(Average length of job is 60 days)
Recommended Trades Pathways Helper position
Material handler
Training Center/ Contact Person Chuck Hanisch - 503-255-5124
Chuck_h@insulator36.org
11145 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97220
Heavy duty Repairer (mechanic)/ Operating Engineer (Union) MA #
# of App. 7
Application Dates Open Continuously
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High school/GED
(provide proof of age)
Selection Method Interview and App.
Ranked by score
Fees No Tuition
Dues
OJT Hrs 6000
Class Hrs 144 per year
Class Times 1 month per yr
Early Spring
Salary Apprent. Journey Average
$21.54
$26.93
Tools $100 tools to start,
Add with each pay check
Travel Required Eugene, OR
OR & SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
Youth Build
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 541-741-7292
5001 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97403
HVAC - Restricted Energy Technician (Open Shop) MA# 1080
# of App. 31
Application Dates As needed
Approx. 2x per yr
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High School/GED
(Need copy of certificate)
1 year of algebra or equivalent
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 144 per year
Class Times 2 night/wk
3 terms
Salary Apprent. Journey $9.33
$18.66
Tools Provided by employer
Travel Required Based on employer
(Average notice is 1 week)
Recommended Trades Pathways Construction
Maintenance
Installation Jobs
Training Center/ Contact Person Cindy Regier - 503-598-0522
12256 SW Garden Pl
Tigard, OR 97223
Ironworker (Union) MA# 1013
# of App. 160
Application Dates Open Continuously
Min. Qual. 18 yr
HS Grad or GED
(Need to provide proof)
Selection Method Ranked by pool of eligibles
Fees $200 in Tools
$100 Initially Dues
OJT Hrs 6400
Class Hrs 200 per year
Class Times 4wks/M-F (Consecutive)
8:00-5:00 Jan-June
Salary Apprent. Journey $18.08
$27.82
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required OR and SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Prior experience
Welding blue print reading
Iron fabrication
Training Center/ Contact Person Lee Worley - 503-775-0877
11620 NE Ainsworth Circle Suite 100
Portland, OR 97220
Laborer (Union) MA# 1058
# of App. 230
Application Dates Ongoing year around
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
Pass testing
Selection Method Physical test
Orientation
Ranked by score
Fees $600 Dues
Payment Plan Avail.
OJT Hrs 4000
Class Hrs 360
Class Times Approx. 100 hrs for every 1000 hrs worked
Salary Apprent. Journey $13.98
$22.18
Tools Personal protection/
safety apparel
Travel Required Whole state of OR
Recommended Trades Pathways Physically fit
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-253-4800
Local 320-3312 SE 122nd
Call for Details - 503-256-5716
Local 296-4545 NE 102nd
Laborer (Open Shop) MA# 2023
# of App. 60
Application Dates Jan-Nov
9am-4pm
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Tuition
OJT Hrs 4000
Class Hrs Min 144 per yr
Class Times 1 night/wk
3 term
Salary Apprent. Journey $9.44
$15.74
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required Based on Employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Related Experience
Math skills
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-685-8307
9450 SW Commerce Circle
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Millwright (Union) MA# 1057
# of App. 33
Application Dates Based on Demand
Min. Qual. 18 or 17 yrs
with High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked by Interview
Fees Dues
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 160 per yr
Class Times School
1 week
4 x per year
Salary Apprent. Journey $12.35
$25.13
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required Based on Employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
CC Skill Ctr
Training Center/ Contact Person Mark Johnson - 503-287-3708 ext.223
recruitment@wctcapp.com
6915 NE 42nd
Portland, OR 97218
Painter (Union) MA# 1024
# of App. ~110
Application Dates Jan-Sept
Every Tuesday
Min. Qual. 17 yrs
High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Dues
OJT Hrs 6000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 night/wk
various Saturday
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.41
$17.35
Tools 10 Starter tool list provided
Travel Required Western OR
SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Construction or trades
Related work
Training Center/ Contact Person Call for Details - 503-287-4856
12687 NE Whitaker Way
Portland OR 97230
Painter (Open Shop) MA# 1056
# of App. 15
Application Dates Open Continuously
Min. Qual. 17 yrs
High school/GED
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Tuition
OJT Hrs 6000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 night/wk
3 hrs
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.43
$17.39
Tools Provided by the employer
Travel Required Northern OR counties
Recommended Trades Pathways Paint Supply Stores
Training Center/ Contact Person Marianne - 503-675-0548
15800 SW Boones Ferry Road Suite B-3
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Piledriver (Union) MA# 1057
# of App. 15
Application Dates Based on Demand
Min. Qual. 18 or 17 yrs with
High school/GED
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Dues
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 160 per yr
Class Times 1 wk (40hrs)
4 x per yr
Salary Apprent. Journey $14.90
$25.13
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required Based on employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
Training Center/ Contact Person Mark Johnson - 503-287-3708 ext.223
recruitment@wctcapp.com
6915 NE 42nd
Portland, OR 97218
Plasterer (Union) MA# 1019
# of App. 15
Application Dates Mon-Wed-Fri
Min. Qual. 17 yrs
High school/GED
Selection Method Interview
Ranked by score
Fees $175 initiation
Dues
OJT Hrs 7000
Class Hrs 108 per yr
Class Times During day or on Saturday
Salary Apprent. Journey $13.32
$25.64
Tools Hawk
Trowel
Other hand tools
Travel Required OR & SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Transportation
Very mobile
Training Center/ Contact Person Cindy - 503-232-3257
12812 NE Marx Str.
Portland, OR 97230
Plumber (Union) MA# 1070
# of App. 245
Application Dates Every 2 yrs
Min. Qual. 18 yrs old
High School(2.0)/GED(255)
1yrs H.S Algebra or equivalent
Selection Method Interview
Ranked by score
Fees Dues
Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 216 per yr
Class Times 2 nights/wk
3 hrs
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.80
$30.85
Tools Provided by employer
Travel Required Based on employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Shop person
Supply house
Shop Truck Driver
Training Center/ Contact Person Bob Kimes - 503-691-1997
20220 SW Teton Ave
Tualatin, OR 97062
Plumber (Open Shop) MA# 1038
# of App. 180
Application Dates 2 weeks/
3 times per year
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High School/GED
1yr H.S Algebra or equivalent
Passing grade
Selection Method Ranked by random drawing
Fees Tuition
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 night/wk
3 hrs
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.13
$25.33
Tools Usually provided by employer
Travel Required OR
Recommended Trades Pathways Plumbing
Supply Houses
Training Center/ Contact Person Marianne - 503-675-0548
15800 SW Boones Ferry Road Suite B-3
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Roofers (Union) MA# 1050
# of App. 232
Application Dates Spring Opening
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
Selection Method Ranked Method Selection
Fees Dues
OJT Hrs 4000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times 1 wk(48hrs)
3 wk/yr
Salary Apprent. Journey $14.19
$23.65
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required NW OR & SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Job Corps
Training Center/ Contact Person Conny Hudson - 503-232-4807
5032 SE 26th Ave.
Portland, OR 97202
Sheet Metal Work (Union) MA# 1028
# of App. 200
Application Dates Continuous
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
HS/GED(51 per test)
+ Add'l Requirements
Selection Method Application
Interview
Orientation
Fees Dues
Tuition
OJT Hrs 9000
Class Hrs 195 per yr
Class Times 5 wks Daytime related training
Salary Apprent. Journey $14.62
$29.73
+benefits
Tools Tool list provided at orientation
Travel Required NW OR & SW WA
Recommended Trades Pathways Pre-Apprentice
Jobs in the industry
Training Center/ Contact Person Conie Del Rossie - 503-257-1022
2379 NE 178th Ave
Portland, OR 97230
Sheet Metal Work (Open Shop) MA# 1060
# of App. 64
Application Dates 3 times a yr
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High School/GED
1 yr H.S. Algebra or equivalent
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 7200
Class Hrs 204 per yr
Class Times 2 nights/wk
3 terms
Salary Apprent. Journey $8.70
$17.40
Tools No
Travel Required Based on Employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Jobs in industry
Training Center/ Contact Person Cindy Regier - 503-598-0522
12256 SW Garden Pl.
Tigard,OR 97223
Sprinkler Fitter (Open Shop)
# of App. 35
Application Dates Continuous
Min. Qual. 18 yrs
High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked by score
Fees None
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
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Salary Apprent. Journey $10.14
$20.27
Tools Provided
Travel Required Based on Employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Experience in the trades
Training Center/ Contact Person Cindy Regier - 503-598-0522
12256 SW Garden Pl.
Tigard,OR 97223
Steamfitter (Union) MA# 1071
# of App. 282
Application Dates Every 2 yrs
Min. Qual. 18 years
HS (2.0)/GED (255)
1 yr H.S. Algebra or equivalent
Selection Method Interview
Ranked by score
Fees Dues
Tuition
Books
OJT Hrs 8000
Class Hrs 216 per yr
Class Times 2 nights/wk
3 hrs
Salary Apprent. Journey $10.80
$30.85
Tools Provided by employer
Travel Required Based on Employer
Recommended Trades Pathways Shop person
Supply house
Shop Truck Driver
Training Center/ Contact Person Bob Kimes - 503-691-1997
20220 SW Teton Ave
Tualatin, OR 97062
Tree Trimmer/ Power Line Clearance (Union) MA# 5021
# of App. 60
Application Dates Open Continuously
Min. Qual. 18 years
High School/GED
Selection Method Ranked list by applicant
Fees Books
Tuition
OJT Hrs 4000
Class Hrs 144 per yr
Class Times Nov-June 15
Saturday Classes
Salary Apprent. Journey $13.18
$20.27
Tools None
Travel Required OR
Recommended Trades Pathways Commercial Driver License
Class B
Flaggers Card
1st Aid/CPR
Herbicide card
Training Center/ Contact Person Info line - 503-253-0400
www.nwlinejatc.com
6162 NE 80th Ave.
Portland, OR 97218

1 Hand and key hole saw, hammer, pocker tap, combination square, carpentry belt-overalls, T-Bevel, level, ripping bar, chalk box, plumb bob, wrench, block plane, metal box, hard hat.

2 Second and third year apprentice attend 120 hours per year.

3 Second and third year apprentice attend 1 week in the winter and various Saturdays.

4 Tool pouch and bag, hammer, screw driver, cutter pliers, channel lock pliers, wood ruler, crescent wrench, climbing boots, climbing belt w/ safety strap, pole climbers.

5 Claw hammer, hacksaw, metal ruler, pliers w/ crimper, diagonal cutters, channel lock pliers (2), Torpedo level w/ magnetic base, wire, strippers, sheet rock saw, pocket or retractable knife , screwdrivers (Phillips & straight set),
voltage tester, tool pouch/belt. Opt: Flashlight, continuity tester, long nose pliers, square & torx screwdrivers, nut drivers, Allen & Crescent wrenches, awl, 7/16" & 3/8: combination wrenches, gloves.

6 Or 18 yrs old w/ at least 4000 work hrs in line construction (provide documentation), or a Veteran w/ 2+ years (no dishonorable discharge) complete line construction and related theories (provide documentation).Or 18 yrs old w/ at least 4000 work hrs in line construction (provide documentation), or a Veteran w/ 2+ years (no dishonorable discharge) complete line construction and related theories (provide documentation).

7 Knee pads, circle cutter, plumb bob, chalk box, keyhole saw, rasp, 30' blade, end nippers, aviation snips, hack saw, utility knife, magnetic level, screwdrivers, "C" clamps, wedge clamps, good pouches, "T" square, combo square,
torpedo level. These items are necessary at the time of hire: drywall hatchet, tape measure 25' or 30', felt tip marker.

8 The Apprentice may keep the tools upon completion of the program, if the apprentice fails to finish any used tools will have to be replaced.

9 Tool box, steel tape rule, bent & straight putty knife, hammer, hacksaw, nail set/center punch, hackout knife, tin snips, metal file, protractor, angle-square, lots of gloves, rubber mallet, plumb bob, socket set, awl, hand drill,
2-foot level, regular & plate & diagonal pliers,nail puller, pocket knife, glass marking pencil, razor blade holder, vinyl roller, Phillips & Ratchet screwdrivers, chalk line, Allen wrench set.

10 Crescent wrench, 2½" & 6" broad knifes, 25' tape, brush/roller spinner, chalk line, duster, flat file, hammer, 1¾" & 1" hook scraper, nail set, pair scissors, overalls, work gloves, Phillips & regular screwdriver, pliers, pot hook,
stiff & flexible putty knives, razor blade scr aper, tool box, utility wire, wire brush.


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