FINISHING TRADES

Glazier

Glaziers prepare and install various types of glass, mirrors, metal framing and glass and aluminum doors and entrances in and on buildings at residential, commercial and industrial sites. Work is often performed with other trades people on new construction, remodeling and repair jobs. Hand and power tools are used during the preparation and insulation process.

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International Union of Painters and Allied Trade

Local 188
Commercial Glazier
Step 1: Verify Eligibility

Required Qualifications
  • 18 years of age
  • Physically able
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Pass math assessment
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurability
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Contact training facility to schedule appointment to complete application.
  • Provide copy of diploma, transcripts, DD-214, driver’s license, proof of auto insurability, and I-9 Documents: social security card or birth certificate
    * Veterans can apply through Helmets to Hardhats for fast-track to apprenticeship
Applicant Pool
  • Placed in pool of eligible applicants
  • Take math and physical assessments
  • Ranked based on application and veterans preference
  • Must contact training facility by first business day of every month to remain on list
Step 3: Start with local 188
Apprenticeship
  • 8,000 hours / 4 years on-the-job training
  • Both require a minimum of 144 hours of education each year through   
Wages
  • Start at 50% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 1,000 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$21.62 + Benefits + Optional Housing Allowance
Housing allowance can be found using the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

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International Union of Painters and Allied Trade

Local 188
Residential Glazier
Step 1: Verify Eligibility

Required Qualifications

  • 18 years of age
  • Physically able
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurability
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Contact training facility to schedule appointment to complete application.
  • Provide copy of diploma, transcripts, DD-214, driver’s license, proof of auto insurability, and I-9 Documents: social security card or birth certificate
    * Veterans can apply through Helmets to Hardhats for fast-track to apprenticeship.
Applicant Pool
  • Placed in pool of eligible applicants
  • Ranked based on application and veterans preference
  • Must contact training facility by first business day of every month to remain on list
Step 3: Start with local 188
Apprenticeship
  • 6,000 hours / 3 years on-the-job training
  • Both require a minimum of 144 hours of education each year through  
Wages
  • Start at 55% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 1,000 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$15.75 + Benefits + Optional Housing Allowance
Housing allowance can be found using the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

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International Union of Painters and Allied Trade

Local 740
Step 1: Verify Eligibility

Required Qualifications
  • 18 years of age
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Employers may require valid driver’s license and/or drug screen test
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Apply at training facility during posted openings.
  • Provide copy of diploma/GED certificate and transcript, proof of age, and copy of DD-214
    * Veterans can apply through Helmets to Hardhats for fast-track to apprenticeship.
Applicant Pool
  • Placed in pool of eligible applicants
  • Complete interview
  • Ranked based on interview, education, references, veterans preference
Step 3: Start with local 740
Apprenticeship
  • 8,000 hours / 4 years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 144 hours of education each year through  Mt. Hood Community College
Wages
  • Start at 45% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 1,000 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$17.59 + Benefits + Optional Housing Allowance
Housing allowance can be found using the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

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Calculate Starting Pay With GI Bill ®

Estimated Wage Calculator

All calculations based on a 160 hours/month work schedule.

*Contact union local for updated wage information.

GI Bill Usage Breakdown:
100% – 1-6 months
80% – 6-12 months
60% – 12-18 months
40% – 18-24 months
20% – 24-30 months
*Usage Optional
Eligible veterans in an approved Apprenticeship Program can use their GI Bill® benefit and receive a tax-free stipend on a monthly basis. The Post 9/11 GI Bill® stipend is the equivalent of the Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) of an E-5 with dependents (based on the zip code of the training facility) which is paid addition to normal wages. Refer to the chart below to understand how Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits are paid, or consult the VA website www.benefits.va.gov/gibill (Link) to see how other VA chapters are paid for Apprenticeship Training.