News release from Northeast Indiana Works:
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Seeking Apprentices
(September 29, 2014) – Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 will host an Industry Advancement and Apprenticeship
Promotion event Tuesday through Friday at 2930 W. Ludwig Road.
The event is designed to encourage people to consider paid apprenticeships for a variety of occupations,
including welding, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, maintenance, plumbing and pipefitting.
The promotion will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Applicants for apprenticeships must have a high school degree or equivalent, be at least 18 years old by July 1,
2015 and pass an aptitude test before being considered. WorkOne Northeast will administer the test.
The wages of selected apprentices will gradually rise during the course of the program – from $12.32 an hour to
$26.19 an hour.
More information is available by calling Local 166 at 260.490.5696.
About Northeast Indiana Works
Northeast Indiana Works, the region’s workforce investment board, provides public and private financial and employment resources to businesses and individuals for education and skills training to meet the needs of regional industries. The nonprofit sets policy for how public and private funds are utilized to support talent development. It also operates and staffs the 11 county?based WorkOne Northeast career centers in the region. Individuals and companies may access resources and services by visiting or calling WorkOne in their county. To find your local WorkOne, log on to www.indianacareerready.com.