The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Local 79 of the Construction and General Building Laborers union will begin taking applications on Friday for 200 skilled construction-craft laborer apprenticeships, officials said.
The recruitment will take place on the internet at mttf.org from 9 to 11 a.m. on weekdays through Feb. 28 or until 2,000 applications have been distributed, whichever comes first.
Applicants who successfully complete the online form will receive a confirmation email and another form to complete and deliver in person to the Local 79 office at 42-53 21st St. in Long Island City, Queens, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Feb. 18-21, Feb. 24-28 and March 2-6. The second form must be returned in person by March 6.
Successful applicants will be interviewed.
Applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, be physically able to do the work and pass a drug test.
More information is available by calling 718-383-6863.