7 Apprentices Awarded the Smith Memorial Scholarship
The Alaska Laborers had 7 apprentices (out of 9 total recipients) receive the Smith Memorial Scholarship award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC). This is a record number of apprentices for the Laborers and shows that they are committed to the trade and are going to be well prepared as they work toward becoming Journey Workers.
Training School Job Announcements
This position is responsible for the apprenticeship program, OJT, recruiting, selecting, program and apprentice evaluation, training and skill development, compliance and planning. This is a full-time position, with 40 hours per week.
This position will assist with administrative duties associated with training classes and operational needs. This position is approximately 20 hours per week between October and May. Includes benefits.
To apply for these positons submit a cover letter, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to:
Alaska Laborers Training school
17805 Old Glenn Highway
Chugiak, AK 99567
Laborers' Local 341
Participates in the 100 Stone Project
The Laborers participated in the 100 Stone project intended to heighten awareness for chronic and mental illness and focused on suicide awareness. These illnesses affect everyone and the Laborers Apprentices helped build the infrastructure for this project at Point Woronzof along the beach. For more information and photos visit the website http://www.100stoneproject.com/what-we-do/
A special thank you to Apprenticeship Coordinator Mike Piekarski and the crew of Apprentices that volunteered their time during this project. The Apprentices are John Bagnasco, Anthony Brown, Michele Medgard, Matthew Melde, and Timothy Tuipulotu.