****Notice from Executive Director Kristen Spath****
Hello Sisters and Brothers,
2023 Safety Training season is coming and going very quickly. Our Hazcom/OSHA's and Forklifts are completed for this year. We had great turnouts for our new trainings for this year. The current trainings we have remaining are Life Style Awareness, Rigging and Signaling, Grade Checking, and Harassment Awareness.
Safety Trainings must be completed by August 31st. Applications for Safety Incentive will be available by September 1st by getting them off of the Southwest Multi-Craft Website, the Union Hall, or the Apprenticeship Office. Applications are due by October 16th, 2023. Veronica and I will be at Semi-Annual Meeting September 23rd at the Union Hall and will be able to help anyone who needs assistance with the applications.
CDL Training is full for the 2023 Training Year. There is a waiting list for 2024.
Please visit our new Member Assistance Program page for information on ways the Operating Engineers Local 953 and how your health insurance can help you with addiction, depression, anxiety, etc. We are here for our members and we are here for those who are struggling in their personal lives.
Our office hopes all of our brothers and sisters stay safe! See you all for training!
If you are planning on coming to the training site and you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID, have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, please do not come to the training site.
OE Training Program
Cell: 505-573-1091 (Emergencies Only)
If you feel you will not benefit from the training program because of your experience and or training you have already received, you can become a Journeyman with IUOE Local 953. They will make the determination of your Journeyman Skill Level. Some applicants will be sent to us for Journeyman Testing.
To get on the out of work list you will need:
Pay a $30 Registration Fee & fill out forms
Bring in any Certifications
Drivers License/Social Security Card
If you need more information on the Union side, please contact their office at 505-266-5757. Visit their website: www.iuoelocal953.com
WHAT WE WANT TO ACHIEVE
TRAIN OPERATORS, MECHANICS, AND STATIONARY MECHANICS FOR GENERATIONS TO COME
Apprentices will be trained to take the places of past generations of Heavy Machine Operators, Heavy Duty Mechanics, and Stationary Mechanics. You will be equipped to compete in a highly competitive world, make a good living, and be a credit to yourself, your community, and your country.
Selection of Apprentices under this program shall be made from qualified applicants on the basis of qualifications alone and without regard to race, creed, color, national origin or sex. This Program shall be operated on a completely nondiscriminatory basis.
3508 Los Picaros Rd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87105
P.O. Box 9321, Albuquerque, NM 87119
505-573-1091 (Emergencies Only)
Hours of Operation:
Tues - Fri: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
Holidays May Affect Our Hours. Please call before coming to the training site, when there is a holiday.
Union Hall Contact Information
IUOE Local 953 Albuquerque:
IUOE Local 953 Farmington:
IUOE Local 953 El Paso:
Safety Incentive & Health/Welfare