PCC is probably the most diversified trade in the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union

James Mayse

PCC Instructor

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • No fear of heights — able to work on swinging Scaffold
  • up to 40 stories high (up to 500 ft. above the ground)
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Willing and able to attend school three to four weeks per year
  • PCC is probably the most diversified trade in the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union.
  • A Pointer or Tuckpointer replaces mortar between masonry units.
  • The Cleaner aspect is the cleaning of all masonry surfaces.
  • A Caulker applies sealants to expansion joints in new and old buildings.
  • A PCC does much more besides pointing, cleaning, and caulking, including but not limited to Epoxy Injection and Mortar Patching.
  • A PCC craftsworker has the opportunity to restore old masonry buildings that have existed for decades.
  • Our craftworkers also work on new buildings that will some day be restored decades later by future PCC Craftworkers.
  • When the apprentice has accrued 875 work hours and 77 school hours they will become eligible for a pay increase. This process continues for each increase.  An apprentice with no prior experience enters our program at a pay rate of 45% of the current journeyman rate. The apprentice must attend all scheduled classes and complete all assignments.
  • They should complete our program in three years an six months. (5250 hours on the job)
  • The PCC school is located at the Mason Development Center in Tracy.

For More Information Contact The Apprenticeship Office

We take applications each weekday between the hours of 8:30 am. to 11:30 am., at the Apprentice Office. 

Apprenticeship Office

Mason Development Center
25347 South Schulte Road, Tracy, CA 95377
Phone 209-830-7200 Fax 209-830-7202