Careers In Construction
Teamster (Updated May 2009)
Construction teamsters work in the construction building industry. This includes dirt work for new roads and rebuilding of existing roads. Our mission at the Joint Council No. 25 Training Fund is to provide job skills training for teamsters in the construction industry. Students learn to work in a safe and productive manner. Upon completion of classes, graduates will enter the workforce fully prepared to accomplish the tasks for which they are hired.
Length of Apprenticeship:
Apprentices must attend classroom instruction.
Four (4) years.
Apprentices also receive on-the-job training with employers.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
First year: 60% of journeyman wage
Second year: 70% of journeyman wage
Third year: 80% of journeyman wage
Fourth year: 90% of journeyman wage
Health and Welfare, Pension.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Applicants must pass DOT physical.
Applicant must pass drug test.
Appliance must possess a valid drivers license.
Applicant must have a clean driving record for the last 2 years.
Applicant must pass a written test and oral review.
Teamsters work in all types of weather conditions, traffic conditions and hazardous elements where proper safety training is key.
Illinois Teamsters/Employers Apprenticeship & Training Fund
990 NE Frontage Road, Suite 4
Joliet, IL 60431
Michael T. Borjas