A Cement Mason apprentice can expect an array of classes and on-the-job training to help develop marketable job skills while receiving hourly wages and benefits. Complete guidance can be expected during the development of skill, integrity, and subsequently pride of work.
A cement mason apprentice can expect to work on a variety of construction projects. Some of the more notable construction projects worked on by union cement masons include Disneyland, Universal Studios, Southern California freeways, the SoFi Stadium, Banc of California-LA Football Club Stadium, 6th Street Bridge, Library Tower, dams, bridges, school and government facilities, and hundreds more. Given the diversity of projects, boredom as a cement mason is not likely.
Program and Application Process
The Cement Masons Apprenticeship Program has eight different periods of wages and instruction. Each pay period consists of ten (10) classes at the present pay period and 600 hours of on-the-job training. This process must be completed for each of the eight pay periods before the apprentice can be considered for advancement to the next pay period.
- Minimum age is 16 years.
Under 18 years necessitates parent/guardian consent
- No maximum age
- No education requirements
- Must be able to read and write in English
- Physically required to be able to perform usual and customary work
- Must have transportation