Bricklaying

 

Bricklayer

Bricklaying is one of the oldest and most highly respected crafts of the construction trades. A bricklayer is a skilled craftsperson, who using their talents and training is able to properly position masonry units, to create efficient, beautiful buildings and other structures.

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PCC

PCC is probably the most diversified trade in the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union. A PCC does much more besides pointing, cleaning and caulking including, but not limited to Epoxy Injection and Mortar Patching.

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Marble Finisher

 

Marble Finisher

Marble finishers perform a variety of tasks which assist the Marble Mason. They also mix mortar, plaster and grout. Their duties include grinding and polishing marble and cleaning installed marble surfaces.

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Marble Mason

Marble Mason apprentices receive training which will enable them to create impressive structures. Marble Masons perform various work processes including cutting, tooling and setting marble slabs in floors and walls of buildings.

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Terrazzo Finisher

Terrazzo Finishers are employed by Terrazzo Contractors to assist Terrazzo Mechanics, their tasks include; mix mortar, chips, and aggregates, clean finished surfaces, stock materials, and perform other duties on new and remodeled construction.

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Terrazzo Mechanic

 

Terrazzo Mechanic
Terrazzo Mechanics install terrazzo floors, medallions, countertops, steps, etc., according to blueprints or other instructions. They are responsible for layout and installation of, floating beds, divider strips, pattern designs etc.

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Apprenticeship Program

Once you complete one of our apprenticeship programs you will receive a certificate from the United States Department of Labor, the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards and also from the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers. You will have established a foundation upon which to build a future.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

The Bricklayers and Allied Crafts Local No. 3 Apprentice Training Program admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or gender to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students in the apprenticeship program. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or gender in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs (if any), and other school-administered programs.

Our apprenticeship program is operated under the direction of a joint committee. Union representatives, representatives from local contractors and consultants from the Division of Apprenticeship Standards and the Hayward Unified School District make up our committee.

Applicants must be physically able to perform the work of the trade.

Apprentices are required to join the union in order to participate in our program.

BAC Local 3 Training

Apprenticeship combines classroom instruction with on the job training. A portion of the classroom instruction is hands on training. An apprentice who enters our program with no prior experience will earn 40% of the current journeyman rate.  They can expect to progress through our program with pay increases every six to seven months.

The length of each program varies Terrazzo Finishers – 2 years and six months, Marble Finishers – 2 years and six months, Marble Masons and Terrazzo Mechanics – 3 years. Pointer, Cleaner, Caulkers – 3 years and six months, and Bricklayers – 3 years and six months.

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An apprentice who enters our program
with no prior experience will
earn 40% of the current
journeyman rate.

Expect to progress through
our program with pay increases
every six to seven months

Certificate

Once you complete one of our apprenticeship programs you will receive a certificate from the United States Department of Labor, the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards and also from the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft workers. You will have established a foundation upon which to build a future.
BAC Local 3 Train Kitchen
BAC Local 3 Train Kitchen

Applications

We take applications each weekday between the hours of 8:30 am. to 11:30 am., at the Mason Development Center, Apprentice Office
located at 25347 South Schulte Road Tracy, CA 95377 Phone: 209-830-7200 Fax:209-830-7202  

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