Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons Local No. 29  

Northern New Jersey                                                           130 Central Ave., Suite 24

 Jersey City, NJ 07306

201-653-2065  (Ph)

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Apprenticeship Opportunity:​Announcement: Posted June 5, 2023

The Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons Local 29 Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee has elected to bring in a Summer 2023 class not exceeding 25 New Apprentices.

Applications will be limited to the first 100 people that wish to apply to the Apprentice Program.

The following items 1-7, is an example of the Apprentice Application Process.
​1.  Apprentice applications will be available for NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS on the following Dates: Mon. June 19, Wed. June 21,  Mon. June 26 & Wed. June 28  between the hours of 06:00 PM to 8:00 PM and also on Sat. June 24 & Sat. July 1,  Between the hours of 8:00AM & 11:00AM at the following location:

OPCMIA Local 29 JATC Training RM, 130 Central Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306.

The maximum number of applications available will be 100.

The deadline for submitting completed applications is July 6, 2023 Between 11 AM & 1 PM.
2.  Completed applications will only be accepted on the dates and times listed above in item #1 at

130 Central Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306.                                   

A $25.00 application fee payable to OPCMIA Local 29 JATC, must be paid by check or money order when the completed application is submitted.

     No cash will be accepted.  All required paperwork (see below in title: Required Paperwork) must be submitted at this time.   
3.  You may be required to complete a basic math test as a part of the application process. Information about the test will be distributed when ALL required documents are submitted.
4.  A drug test will be required before entry into the program. This will cost applicants $75.
5.  Physical exam is required. (Periodic physical exams and drug testing may be required once in the program.)  
6.  Applicants will potentially be required to complete a personal interview.
7.  Once accepted into the apprentice program, membership fees of $311.50 must be paid by check or money order to: OPCMIA Local 29

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