Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications when making application:

  1. Possess a high school diploma or a GED certificate of equivalence
  2. Possess a valid driver’s license.
  3. Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  4. Be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  5. Receive a score of 70% on the Ramsey Corp. Job Skills Assessment.
  6. Must be physically able to perform all duties of an Apprentice Operating Engineer.
  7. It is the responsibility of a qualified applicant to seek and find their own employment. Applicants who present a letter from a participating employer (on company letterhead) stating that the employer would like to hire the applicant as an Operating Engineer Apprentice greatly increases the chances of placement into the program, but you do not need a letter to initiate your application process.

Local 49’s jurisdiction is Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.  Click below to apply

Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota Online application for All Apprenticeships Click Here

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