The Alaska Operating Engineers Apprenticeship
The Alaska Operating Engineers Apprenticeship opportunity is the result of Labor and Management’s commitment to the trade of Operating Engineers. The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302, along with the Associated General Contractors Alaska, administer the Alaska Operating Engineers/Employers Training Trust (AOEETT). Experience has demonstrated the most practical method of preparing workers for employment in skilled occupations is through a planned apprenticeship.
This educational concept provides for training and employment under actual job conditions, supervised by skilled craftsmen and related training on a timely schedule. As you work in the trade your skill and understanding of the trade develops. Your trade experience and knowledge is reinforced with your participation in approved courses and related supplemental instruction.
Applying for the Apprenticeship consist of the following steps:
Before you apply, you need to meet the following:
Required For Applicants That Have Been Accepted Into Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship programs are offered in the following career paths
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
Heavy Equipment Mechanics repair and maintain many types of equipment including dozers, scrapers, loaders, and large trucks to name a few. A workday may consist of minor adjustments or repairs to the complete tear down and rebuild of equipment.
Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operators operate a wide variety of equipment ranging from dozers to crusher plants throughout the state for various contractors. The work can range from small parking lot paving to construction of ice road
Heavy Duty Service Oiler
Heavy Duty Service Oilers lubricate all types of earthmoving equipment, from the largest crawler tractors down to the smallest pump and everything in between. The Service Oilers’s job is the heartbeat of any construction project. They are the eyes and ears for the Master Mechanic.
Jul 24, 2014
Indentured apprenticeship: What does it mean to be indentured? Indentured is defined as a contract binding a person to work for another for a given length of time. As an apprentice you are indentured to the Training Trust (AOEETT). An apprentice signs an agreement binding him or her to the rules and regulations set forth by the Training Trust.
Jul 24, 2014
While a career as an Operating Engineer affords an individual the possibility of an exciting and rewarding career, it can also offer excellent wages and fringe benefits. This being said there are several things to consider before applying to the apprenticeship program.
Jul 24, 2014
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Heavy Equipment Mechanics repair and maintain many types of equipment including dozers, scrapers, loaders, and large trucks to name a few. A workday may consist of minor adjustments or repairs to the complete tear down and rebuild of equipment.
Aug 04, 2014
REQUIRED FOR APPLICANTS THAT HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE APPRENTICESHIP Apprentices must be able to pass pre-indenture and random hair follicle drug testing. Apprentices are required to have CDL Class A permit completed and medical card upon arrival for training.
Feb 22, 2018
? STANDARDS OF APPRENTICESHIP ? ? DEVELOPED BY ALASKA OPERATING ENGINEERS/EMPLOYERS TRAINING TRUST ? ? FOR THE OCCUPATIONS OF: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC LUBRICATION SERVICER / MATERIALS DISPOSAL TECHNICIAN ? ? ? ? APPROVED BY U.S.