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Masonry Trades

About The Job

Cement Masons layout, form, grade, place and finish concrete floors, roads, sidewalks, curbs, parking lots, driveways, footers, foundations walls, etc. Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world.

Concrete is a material that must be cast in place as specified. When set and hardened it cannot be realigned or corrected. Plasterers apply plaster, cement or acrylic finish products to the interior and exterior of hospitals, office buildings, schools, warehouses, residents, shopping centers and large commercial and industrial projects, along with applying fireproofing on these projects.

Both crafts require extensive amounts of work to be performed outdoors and at times under extreme weather conditions. These are very physically demanding trades requiring strength, stamina, and flexibility. The ability to work at heights is a must.

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Apprenticeship Training

Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ Local #109


Current and future demand for skilled craftsmen necessitates an apprenticeship program that takes into consideration practices of one of the world’s oldest trades, along with instruction in new techniques, applications, technologies, and materials.

The Local 109 Plasterers and Cement Masons Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program (JATC) supports a world-class curriculum of instruction and on-the-job training for more than 40 apprentices annually. Union Plasterers and Cement Mason’s skills are honed with the most comprehensive apprenticeship training program in the industry.

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