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Required Skills for Each Union

Asbestos Workers

The following will be helpful:

  • Math Course
  • Industrial Arts
  • Mechanical Drafting
  • Blueprint Reading

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma,
  • Possess GED,
  • or working towards a GED

Boilermakers

The following will be helpful:

  • Math Course
  • Reading
  • Welding
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Mechanical

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience helpful
  • Transportation
  • Mandatory Drug Test (MOST)

Bricklayers

For More Information Contact us at:

BAC Local 6-LA/MS/AL
Toll-Free: 888-433-1720
bac6@bac6lmaf.org

Phillip Husband
251-591-4409

Carpenters

The following will be helpful:

  • Good personal and social skills
  • Courses in math, science and communication skills
  • Develop reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Acquire related work experience

The following are necessary:

  • At least 17 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Desire to be the best

Electricians

The following will be helpful:

  • Above average reading ability
  • Algebra, geometry, trigonometry
  • Physical science
  • Mechanical drawing and blueprint reading

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Successfully completed Algebra I (transcripts required)
  • Make a qualifying grade on industry based aptitude test
  • Have a valid Louisiana driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Pass a drug test

Glaziers

The following will be helpful:

  • Algebra & Geometry
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Drafting
  • Metal Shop

Iron Workers

The following will be helpful:

  • Good reading ability
  • Algebra and general math
  • Blueprint reading
  • Mechanical drawing
  • Welding

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school preferred, minimum 10th grade
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Social Security Card
  • Previous experience helpful
  • Transportation

Laborers

The following will be helpful:

  • Courses in math and science
  • Develop reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Good reading ability
  • Develop a good work ethic

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma /GED desired
  • In good physical condition

Millwrights

The following will be helpful:

  • Good personal and social skills
  • Courses in math, science and communication
  • Develop reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Acquire related work experience

The following are necessary:

  • At least 17 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Desire to be the best

Operating Engineers

The following will be helpful:

  • Good math skills
  • Be able to pass a drug test
  • Good reading ability
  • Mechanical ability
  • Welding

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age by May 1st of the year you apply
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a driver’s license and be capable of passing the Commercial Drivers License (CDL) test
  • Have dependable transportation
  • Be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Pass a drug test

Painters

The following will be helpful:

  • Chemistry
  • General Math
  • General Science

Plasterers & Cement Masons

For Further Information or Membership Contact:

Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’
International Association LU #567
2116 Simon Bolivar Ave.
New Orleans, LA  70113
Tele. 504-523-3847
Fax   504-523-0582
Cell   504-453-1801

Kirk Lee
Business Representative
cementmasons@cavtel.net

PLumbers, Pipefitters & A/C Mechanics

The following will be helpful:

  • Above average reading ability

  • Geometry and trigonometry

  • Mechanical drawing and blueprint reading

  • Physical science

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Make a qualifying grade on industry based aptitude test
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Pass drug test

Roofers

The following will be helpful:

  • Physically capable of performing the trade
  • Mechanical drawing and blueprint reading
  • Previous trade experience

The following are neccesary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Be willing to pass a drug test

Sheet Metal

The following will be helpful:

  • Good attendance
  • Good math skills
  • Good reading ability
  • Good work ethics

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid driver’s license

Sprinkler Fitter

The following will be helpful:

  • Above average reading ability
  • Good attendance
  • Good reading ability
  • Good work ethics
  • Math skills

The following are necessary:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be physically fit to do the work of the trade
  • Must have other that dishonorable discharge from the military (if applicable)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must pass appropriate drug test