Drywall Mechanic Apprentice

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Houston, TX

Interested in be rewarded for hard work? 

Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) is looking for individuals  interested in starting a career as a drywall mechanic in the greater Houston area. Drywall isn’t just hanging sheetrock. They install acoustic ceilings, metal studs and perform highly skilled finishing work essential to completing any construction project.

Upon placement into a full-time job, apprentices begin employment by participating in up to 4 weeks of orientation and craft training.  Apprentices are paid wages during this extended orientation/training. Training is sponsored by employers and the workforce system.

Adaptive Construction Solutions

ACS is an organization committed to enhancing lives through in demand careers. ACS is a sponsor of Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship programs for multiple occupations.

Location: Greater Houston Area

Why Should You Apply?

  • Gain meaningful employment
  • Paid on-the-job training
  • Receive tuition free education
  • Earn incremental pay increases
  • Obtain industry-recognized credentials. 

What is Apprenticeship?

The apprenticeship model is leading the way in preparing American workers to compete in today’s economy. Apprenticeship allows an individual to earn while they learn. It includes:

  1. Paid Job: Earn a competitive wage from day one with incremental pay increases as relevant skills are obtained.
  2. Education: Gain knowledge through structured learning and on-the-job training while mentored by industry professionals.
  3. Career: Secure your future by earning industry-recognized nationally-portable certificates and credentials. 

Compensation

Starting at $14.00+ per hour during orientation and training with incremental wage increases as competencies are achieved. Veterans are eligible to apply for a monthly housing allowance as part of their GI Bill Benefits.

Role of a Drywall Mechanic

Drywall Mechanics apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material.

Work Environment

As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding and conditions requiring heightened situational awareness. These include but are not limited to extreme heights, confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers. As a result, workers must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions.

Candidate Requirements (no experience required)

  • Ability to work in and promote a drug free environment
  • Able to carry 50/60lbs of equipment and lift 100lbs
  • Willingness to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Have a valid government issued identification card or driver’s license
  • Be reliable and practice good attendance
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to submit to drug screening, physical and background check

Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces

Veterans Benefits

While earning wages and learning a skilled trade, veterans may utilize their GI Bill benefits to receive a tax-free monthly housing allowance. The combination of wages and GI Bill benefits helps veterans earn journey-level wages while progressing in an apprenticeship program.

Next StepsIf you are interested and meet the requirements, please complete application.



Posted On: Friday, June 21, 2019
Compensation: $14+ Benefits



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