Military Veteran - Construction Apprentice

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Houston, TX

 

Military Veteran - Construction Laborer Apprentice

Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) is looking for individuals interested in starting a career as a Construction Laborer in the greater Houston area. Construction laborers perform services such as furnishing, customizing and installing finishing touches on commercial buildings.

 

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 a veteran owned and operated 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 (with some travel to Austin and San Antonio)

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 $15.00 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 Construction Laborer

Construction laborers perform a wide range of duties such as:

  • Finishing carpentry
  • Installing steel fixtures and components
  • Other work required to customize interiors for commercial clients

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.

Veterans Benefits

Training is sponsored by employers and the workforce system. 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.

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 and clean MVR
  • Be reliable and practice good attendance
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to submit to drug screening, physical and background check
  • Willingness to travel as required to San Antonio and Austin

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

Next Steps: If you are interested and meet the requirements, please complete the application.

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Posted On: Friday, July 31, 2020
Compensation: $15.00



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