Training

Registration

Class registration is only done in person at our office located at

4201 E Bonanza Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89110

You will need to present a valid state photo ID and any pre-requisite documentation (if required).

Payment will need to be made at the time of registering. Major Credit / Debit Cards is the only form of payment accepted.

Registration and payment must be completed 5 business days before the start of the class scheduled date.

If you are unable to attend class on the date you specified, you must call our office within 2 business days and reschedule. There will be No Refunds on classes missed.

Flagger Certification

$ 100.00 / Local 872 Members Free

February 15, 2019, 7 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

After completing this 4-hour course participants should be able to:

1. Describe when hand-signaling devices, such as Stop/Slow paddles, lights, and red flags, should be used for traffic control.

2. Identify and describe the purpose of the standard clothing used by flaggers for maximum visibility during the daytime and nighttime.

3. Describe the correct positioning of the flagger in work zones with straight, hilly, and/or curving roads.

4. Describe three good communication methods flaggers can use during two-person flagging operations.

5. Demonstrate the proper procedures for stopping, slowing, and releasing traffic.

6. Describe the purpose of a pilot car, and describe one situation that would require the use of a pilot car for traffic control.

7. List the personnel needed for flagging in several different kinds of work zones.

Traffic Control Technician

$ 160.00 / Local 872 Members Free APPLICATION

February 16, 2019, 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

(Pre-Requisite: Flagging Certificate & 2,000 verified flagging hours) After completing this 8-hour course participants should be able to:

1. Describe the purpose of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).

2. List and describe the four parts of a typical traffic control zone.

3. Describe three types of traffic control devices and the purpose of each device.

4. Describe three ways to protect pedestrian safety in traffic control zones.

Schedule Traffic Control Supervisor

$ 350.00 / Local 872 Members Free APPLICATION

February 22-23, 2019, 7 a.m. – 3:30pm

(Pre-Requisite: TCT Certificate & 4,000 verified TCT hours)

After completing this 16-hour course, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the supervisor’s responsibilities to help employees improve work zone safety.

2. Determine vehicles’ blind areas by mapping them out on the ground.

3. Demonstrate the steps necessary to develop and implement a structured Internal Traffic Control Plan (ITCP).

4. Describe the principles and application of traffic control devices in order to implement a road userfriendly temporary traffic control set-up.

5. Identify, name and describe the uses of six different channeling devices used on highway work zone construction projects.

6. Determine whether channeling devices illustrated on a plan are used correctly based upon the presented application of use.

7. Match the symbols found on a typical application diagram key to their correct terminology.

8. Identify, list and quantify symbols found on six typical application illustrations.

9. Develop the correct phrasing for a Portable Changeable Message Sign (PCMS) given specific highway work zone situations.

10. List and describe the four parts of a typical traffic control zone.

11. Select the proper traffic control device to match the work zone environment.

12. List and describe three key elements in protecting pedestrians moving through a traffic control zone.

About Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship is the relation between an employer and an apprentice employee during which the apprentice learns a specific trade. An apprentice who completes the term of apprenticeship is granted the privileges of journeyworker status. By entering a trade through an apprenticeship program, one receives the benefits of employment, education, and often, union membership. It is important to mention that apprenticeship graduates tend to work more steadily, learn the trade faster, work safer and are more likely to hold supervisory positions.

What is required to apply?

 Must be at least 18 years old
 Copy of Birth Certificate
 Copy of valid US picture I.D.
 Copy of High School Diploma or
its equivalent

What is the Application Procedure?

 Complete & submit an application.
 Attend & take the New Entrant Exam.
 Participate in an Oral Interview.

How can I get accepted into the Apprenticeship program?

You will be scored according to your application, exam, and interview. This score will be integrated into the existing list of applicants. As we need Apprentices, we invite those who have scored highest. They will attend an 80 hr (2 weeks) craft orientation before they will be placed on the out of work list. Those scoring over 70 have the greatest chance of getting in.

What is a Laborer

In construction, Laborers are often the first craft worker to arrive on a project and the last to leave. Duties performed involve highway (asphalt placement), traffic control, building construction, (site preparation, concrete placement, material stocking, cleanup), scaffold building, demolition, environmental remediation, and tunnel and shaft construction. Using tools such as shovels, picks, rakes, brooms, wheelbarrows, gas or diesel powered compacting equipment & buggies. Working conditions will vary according to the weather and the type of work performed. Laborers will find themselves working outside in the summer heat and winter cold. Day or evening shifts may be required. Work can be performed at heights, in trenches, or sometimes underground.

What are some of the responsibilities
of an Apprentice?

1. To diligently and faithfully perform the work of the occupation, respecting the property of the Employer. Develop safe working habits, abide by the working rules to ensure their own safety, as well as that of their fellow
workers.

2. To abide by the Standards/ Procedures and Policies as established by the Training Committee

3. To regularly attend and satisfactorily complete the required related instruction of 320 hours of classroom/ hands-on instruction as outlined in this pamphlet.

4. To cooperate in and successfully pass any required drug test and remain drug-free at all times while at school and work.

5. Turn in Progress log monthly.

Term of Apprenticeship & Course of Study

The Apprenticeship program is 4,000 hours, approximately 2 years. Once accepted into it, the Apprentice must complete an 80hr Craft
Orientation class to familiarize them with the work in the field. Thereafter they must attend one 40 hr class per quarter. Most apprentice classes are held Mon – Fri, 7am – 3:30pm. It is necessary for the Apprentice to take a week off work a quarter to attend classes. Some classes are held evenings and Saturdays. Many of these classes are College of Southern Nevada credited; Hence, you are earning college credits while learning a trade. Once completing the initial 80hr Craft Orientation you are placed on the out of work list. You may look for a job or we will attempt to place you in employment. During your employment, you are to keep a daily log, which must be signed by your supervisor and turned into the Apprentice Coordinator monthly.

Courses of study:
Craft Orientation
General Construction ,
Safety First Aid/CPR
OSHA
Flagging
Concrete Worker
Scaffold Builder
Asphalt Worker
Rigging and Signaling

Wages, Benefits, & Union Dues
1st 500 hrs …………… $13.82
Health & Welfare Benefits
50% of Journeyman
Vacation Benefits
2nd 500 hrs …………… $16.59
Health & Welfare Benefits
60% of Journeyman
Vacation & Pension Benefits
2nd 1,000 hrs ………… $19.35
Health & Welfare Benefits
70% of Journeyman
Vacation & Pension Benefits
3rd 1,000 hrs …………. $22.12
Health & Welfare Benefits
80% of Journeyman
Vacation & Pension Benefits
4th 1,000 hrs ………….. $24.88
Health & Welfare Benefits
90% of Journeyman
Vacation & Pension Benefits

Union dues are currently *$35.00 per month. A registration fee of *205.00 is due upon acceptance into the Apprentice program. The remainder of the initiation fee is due before an apprentice graduates to journey worker status. *Subject to change