CARPENTER

Pile Driver

Union

Pile drivers work with power and hand tools. They drive all types of piling. They work on docks, bridges and ferry landings. There are wood, steel and concrete pilings. They run chain saws and burning torches. They use air tools to chip the piling. They also build the formwork on the pilings and drill holes to put pilings into the ground and formwork on bridges. They do new construction and rebuild old. Pile drivers also do foundation work for buildings, welding and
many other related work processes.

 

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.