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Our Heavy Civil Apprenticeship Program is the beginning of a what could be a career in construction for you and financial stability for you and your family.

Boh Bros. is dedicated to not only hiring great employees, but also growing them to be the best they can be. In that spirit, the company, in partnership with and sponsored by the Carpenter’s Training Fund of Louisiana, has created the Heavy Civil Apprenticeship Program, an unpaid structured educational program combined with paid on the job training to bring an inexperienced worker to journeyman level. Paid training consists of working on a Boh Bros. jobsite under the direction of experienced journeymen. Unpaid classroom training takes place at the Carpenter’s Union Hall located at 2850 Massachusetts Avenue in Metairie, LA for one week per calendar quarter. The duration of the program is four consecutive years.

QUICK FACTS

  • 4-year apprenticeship program
  • 40 hours of class per quarter
  • Years 1 & 2 – Heavy Construction
  • Years 3 & 4 – Pile Driving
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PROGRAM STRUCTURE

3-WEEK IMMERSION AND EVALUATION AT CARPENTERS REGIONAL COUNCIL BUILDING

Topics include: math for the trades, OSHA 30 safety, first aid, CPR, automated external defibrillation, safety and productivity, green building awareness, ergonomics, hazard communication and chemical safety, construction fall protection, and confined space.

Carpenters Regional Council Building in New Orleans

YEARS 1 & 2: CORE SKILLS AND HEAVY CIVIL CARPENTRY

While working with the heavy construction group at Boh Bros., apprentices will also take classes in the following subjects: carpentry fundamentals, heavy civil carpentry, concrete forms, concrete reinforcement, piers, columns, pile caps, print reading, and layout basics.

UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS ANNUAL COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

After successful completion of years 1 & 2 of the apprenticeship program, participants will have the opportunity to attend the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Annual Collaborative Leadership Conference sponsored by and located at Carpenters International Training Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. All travel related expenses will be paid for by Boh Bros. and the Carpenter’s Training Fund of Louisiana.

YEARS 3 & 4: RIGGING, PILE DRIVING, AND WELDING

While working with the pile driving group at Boh Bros., apprentices will also take classes in the following subjects: rigging, pile driving, crane and rig setup, basic welding and cutting, advanced welding techniques, and rigging and signaling.

INTERESTED IN APPLYING?

Minimum qualifications to apply: Applicant must have obtained 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, have reliable transportation to each job site assigned and be able to obtain a TWIC. For further information on TWIC, go to their website at TWIC.gov. This announcement shall not create any rights for any employee or guarantee employment for any period. If there is a conflict with this communication piece and any other Handbooks, written guidelines and/or collective bargaining agreements or other agreements, the provisions of those agreements will prevail.

KEY DATES

  • Applications will be accepted through February 28th
  • Selected candidates will be notified by March 30th
  • Apprenticeship Program will begin on June 6th
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY

Boh Bros. is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. The objective of the Company is to recruit, hire, train and promote into all job levels the most qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veterans status or any other legally protected status. Boh Bros. participates in the E-verify system.