The Apprenticeship Office for Local 150 Operating Engineers is opening applications for the trade of Heavy Equipment Operator.
Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program Application Dates
|October 3, 2023||Training Center, 19800 W. South Arsenal Road, Wilmington, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|October 7, 2023||1050 NE Frontage Road, Joliet, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|October 7, 2023||4477 Linden Road, Rockford, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|October 14, 2023||6200 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|October 14, 2023||2193 W. 84th Place, Merrillville, IN||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|October 21, 2023||740 E. Route 6, Utica, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|October 21, 2023||1001 N. Michigan Street, Lakeville, IN||9:00 am – 1:00 pm EST|
|October 28, 2023||28874 Route 120, Lakemoor, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|October 28, 2023||3511 78th Avenue West, Rock Island, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|Every Tuesday & Thursday in October||Training Center, 19800 W. South Arsenal Road, Wilmington, IL||9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST|
|Every Tuesday & Thursday in October||All Local 150 District Halls||9:00 am – 12:00 pm CST|
Applications remain open for trades of Heavy Equipment Repair Technician, Geothermal Well Driller Operator, and Construction & Building Inspector. Applications for these programs are available at the William E. Dugan Training Center and all Local 150 District Halls during regular business hours.
A $25 application fee per program will be required at the time of request in the form of a money order only, made payable to “Local 150 Apprenticeship Fund”.
Note: All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. The address on your driver’s license MUST MATCH the address on your application. Selected applicants will be screened for substance abuse before acceptance.
Minimum Qualifications for the program are as follows:
- At least 18 years of age
- Must have graduated high school or obtained a GED. Applicant will provide high school transcript for evaluation purposes.
- Be a resident of the jurisdictional area of Local 150.
- A valid driver’s license and the maintenance of such are required at the time of selection and throughout apprenticeship.
- A statement from a licensed physician stating physical ability to perform the work of the trades will be required 30 days after being accepted into the program.
- Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
Completed applications and all the following documents: Educational / Military Transcripts, Reference Letters, Birth Certificate, Proof of Previous Employment, and Prior Experience Questionnaire must be postmarked or returned to the Training Center: 19800 W. South Arsenal Rd., Wilmington, IL 60481.
Please note: The Training Center hours of operation will vary due to the holidays.
If you have any other questions, please contact us at 815-722-3201 or visit www.asiplocal150.org
Operating Engineers Local #150 Apprenticeship Fund will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40-years old or older.
Operating Engineers Local #150 Apprenticeship Fund will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.