Sheet Metal Workers International Association

Local Union
No. 83

 

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NEWS & EVENTS

 

The next

REGULAR MEETING is
Thursday

June 16, 2016

718 Third Street

Albany NY

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Picketing & Results

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE ITEMS LISTED ABOVE 
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In Memoriam

 

Eric Pellerin

5/8/2015

 

Mark McArdle

5/9/2015

 

Dwight Doepel

6/7/2015

 

Ralph Matarazzo

7/16/2015

 

Roderick Lafleur

9/4/2015

 

Adalburt Furman

9/29/2015

 

Thomas Martinez

10/17/2015

 

Leroy Walker

11/30/2015

 

Evelyn Maxwell

12/25/2015

 

Joseph T Flynn

3/27/2016

 

Sherman VanAlstyne

4/21/2016

 

 

The Officers, Members and Apprentices of Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union #83 grieve the passing of our Brothers and our thoughts are with their families

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Training and Education
 
SHEET METAL LOCAL #83
APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

 The Sheet Metal Local #83 Apprenticeship Program is looking for qualified applicants to earn while you learn a career in the Sheet Metal Industry. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED. with a passing grade in algebra, math I or at least a 47 on the GED math test, provide transcripts of grades, have lived within our Localís geographic jurisdiction for at least 6 months prior to applying, have a valid NYS. Drivers License and reliable transportation, and submit to a drug screening at our expense. You must also have the desire and aptitude to listen, learn and work with your hands and mind. Applications may be completed, in person with driversí license, on Mondays (excluding holidays) from 8:00am until noon and 12:30pm until 4:00pm. Applicants will be scheduled for the NYS Department of Labor BOLT reading and math tests and an oral interview.
 

 A Union Sheet Metal Worker is one of the finest trained Craftsmen of all the building trades. They fabricate, install and service architectural sheet metal, kitchen equipment, and ductwork/equipment for heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems in residential and commercial buildings. They also work with many materials including galvanized, copper, aluminum, brass and a wide variety of specialty materials.

 Sheet Metal Local #83 Apprentices work during the day for a Union Contractor and attend classes in the evening for a period of five years. An apprentice receives a minimum of 8,000 hours on the job training and 940 hours of classroom training, in one of the finest training centers in the country. An apprentice starts at $17.28 per hour + benefits and receives periodic raises throughout their apprenticeship. Currently Sheet Metal Local #83 Journeymen receive $32.30 per hour + benefits. There is no cost to the apprentice for training. Apprentices are required to purchase their own hand tools and make a $100.00 book and supplies deposit.

 The Training Center is a state of the art facility, which trains the apprentices and journeymen of Local #83. The Center is equipped with Computers for CAD drawing, sheet metal fabrication equipment, drafting and welding (GMAW, SMAW, GTAW, Plasma and Orbital). The Center is also equipped with a full Service and Testing and Air Balance Training Lab. The Training Center is accredited through the International Training Institute and an AWS accredited weld testing facility.

 Interested in finding out more about the Sheet Metal Local #83 Apprenticeship Program? Then contact our office today for more information. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



For Additional information click
International Training Institute
Link above.

Apprentice Class Schedules
can be viewed by students and instructors when logged into total track (m3) online. 

Total track website link

 

Journeymen Class Schedules
To sign up for Journeyman Classes please contact the Union Hall at:

(518) 489-1377 

 

Date Class Description SASMI Eligible Location


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for Dates and Times

OSHA 30 Hour Course

 

Yes

Sheet Metal Workers' Local 83 Training Facility
718 Third Street
Albany, NY 12206
 

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for Dates and Times

Hoisting, Rigging & Hand Signaling  

Yes

Sheet Metal Workers' Local 83 Training Facility
718 Third Street
Albany, NY 12206
 

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for Dates and Times

  
Hazwoper/

Hasmat 40 hours

 

Yes

Sheet Metal Workers' Local 83 Training Facility
718 Third Street
Albany, NY 12206
 

Call the Office

for Dates and Times

 
Fire Life Safety Tech. - Level I  

Yes

Sheet Metal Workers' Local 83 Training Facility
718 Third Street
Albany, NY 12206

* New NYS Legislation will require OSHA 10 cards in order to work on prevailing rate projects