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JOURNEYMAN & APPRENTICE TRAINING
TRUST FUND

 

****Notice from Executive Director Kristen Spath****

 

Hello Sisters and Brothers, 

2024 has arrived. The new safety training schedule is out and we are currently registering members for the trainings. We are offering 3-Hour Hazcom &  10-hour OSHA, Forklift Safety Certification, Rigging & Lifting, Grade Checking, Lifestyle Awareness for the Construction Worker, and Harassment. We also offer 8-hour crane refresher upon request. 

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 14th, 2024.

15 new pre-apprentices have been added to our roster for our first interviews of the year. 

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.

Thank you,

 

Kristen Spath

Executive Director

OE Training Program

Local 953

Office: 505-877-5071

Cell: 505-573-1091 (Emergencies Only)

APPRENTICE TRADES

STATIONARY MECHANIC

General Building/Machine Maintenance

MECHANIC 

Maintain and Service

Construction Vehicles

OPERATOR

Loaders, Scrapers, Forklift, 

Excavators, etc.

CRANE OPERATOR

All types of Cranes, Load Charts, Rigging, etc. 

SERVICES

International Union

of

Operating Engineers 

Local 953

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 

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WHAT WE WANT TO ACHIEVE

TRAIN OPERATORS, MECHANICS, AND STATIONARY MECHANICS FOR GENERATIONS TO COME

Tractor
Sand Loading
Loader Wide
tractor
Custom Welding
Installation Power Buggy Rental
Our work
ABOUT US
Construction Crane

OUR GOAL

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.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

 

Physical Address

3508 Los Picaros Rd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87105​

 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 9321, Albuquerque, NM 87119

 

Phone Number

505-877-5071

 

Emergency Number

505-573-1091 (Emergencies Only)

 

Hours of Operation: 

 

Tues - Fri: 8am - 5pm

Saturday: 8am - 5pm

Sun-Mon: Closed

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:

 Phone: 505-266-5757

 Fax: 505-266-1945

IUOE Local 953 Farmington:

 Phone: 505-598-6634

 Fax: 505-598-6636

IUOE Local 953 El Paso:

 Phone: 1-915-234-2429

 Fax: 1-915-234-2404

Safety Incentive & Health/Welfare

 

Southwest Administrators 

 Phone: 505-265-8422

 Fax: 505-266-9358

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