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The IUEC represent the most qualified and trained elevator constructors in the world. Members assemble, install and replace elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walkways and similar equipment in new and old buildings. Elevator constructors also maintain and repair this equipment once it is in service, as well as modernize older equipment.
WHAT DO ELEVATOR CONSTRUCTORS DO?
Assemble, Install, Maintain and Replace:
WHAT IS AN ELEVATOR CONSTRUCTORS’ APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?
Elevator Constructor apprentices are registered with the National Elevator Industry Education Program. This program of study requires five years to complete to take the mechanic examination.
HOW MUCH WILL I EARN?
You earn while you learn the trade. Union journeymen Elevator Constructors wages and fringe benefits are negotiated on their behalf by the union through collective bargaining with signatory contractors. Some apprenticeship programs partner with community colleges to offer college credit for apprenticeship classes.
Wages vary according to the geographic location of the local union. The starting wage for probationary apprentices is 50% of the journeyman's wage rate. The wage rate for 1st year apprentices is 55% of the Journeyman’s wage rate plus fringe benefits. Your earnings are adjusted annually to reflect your advancing skills and increasing knowledge of the trade.
WHAT TYPE OF WORK WILL I DO?
Elevator constructors perform the construction, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of elevators, platform lifts, stairway chair lifts, escalators, moving walks, and dumbwaiters. Elevator Constructors perform this work while working at heights, around exposed electrical contacts and moving sheaves and cables.
Begin the process of becoming a union elevator constructor. Visit the website for the National Elevator Industry Education Program (NEIEP). You will be able to view all Locals that are accepting applications for new apprentices.
This is a federal program and all instructions on the NEIEP site must be followed, no exceptions.
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