Ironworkers Local 378 J.A.T.C.
Local 378 apprentices earn while they learn, working on the job alongside the Journeymen. In addition, they attend classes of related and supplemental instruction, approximately 200 hours per year for four (4) years. Starting wages for ironworker apprentices are 50% of a journeyman’s wage. As an apprentice accumulates an established number of on-the-job hours plus related and supplemental instruction hours, wages are increased at regular intervals. Graduating apprentices attain journeyman status and receive full pay for the skills they have earned.
Ironworkers Union Local 378 represents tradespeople in the Oakland area, north to Lakeport, south to Westley, east of Highway 101 and west of Vacaville and Tracy. We’re made up of dedicated and bold men and women, many of them second- or third-generation ironworkers. With Local 378’s world-class skills and safety training program, drug screening requirements and ability to mobilize ironworkers from across the country to your job site, it’s no surprise that union ironworkers have helped build our region’s most well-known structures.
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