JOURNEYMAN & APPRENTICE TRAINING
TRUST FUND
 

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

Safcty Training for 2021 has come to an end. Applications for Safety Incentive were sent out September 1st, 2021. They will be due back to Southwest Administrators by October 15th, 2021. 

  • Apprentice Interviews have been conducted for the year 2021. If you are still interested, you can request an application for the 2022 acceptance year. 

  • We are currently conducting CDL Training. If you are wanting a CDL please contact our office.

  • Safety Incentive 2021:  New rules have been released. Please click on the Safety Incentive tab at the top of this page for more information. 

  • If you are planning on coming to the training site, a mask and 6ft social distancing are required. If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID, have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, or traveled out of the State please do not come to the training site. Our office hopes all members are staying healthy and safe during this unprecedented time.

Thank you,

 

Kristen Spath

Executive Director

OE Training Program

Local 953

Office: 505-877-5071

Cell: 505-270-2422

Acceptance Year 2022

We will be accepting new Apprentices this coming January 2022. If you are interested in our program, please contact our office to receive an application and program. summary. 

International Training Site
Crosby, TX.

If you are a Journeyman or Apprentice in good standing with Local 953, you are welcome to attend training at our Training Site in Texas at no cost to you. If you have any questions or need help registering. Please contact our office. To register for training visit, iuoe.org. 

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. 

 

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 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 INFORMATION

  • Training Program Address: 

    •  3508 LOS PICAROS RD SE ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87105

  • Training Program Mailing Address:

    •  P.O. Box 9321,  Albuquerque, NM 87119

  • Training Program Staff:

    •  Kristen Spath, Executive  Director

    • Veronica Buenrostro, Administrative Manager

    •  Dennis Stump: Instructor/Mechanic

    •  Nick Cordova: Instructor/Mechanic

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.

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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

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Safety Incentive & Health/Welfare

 

  • Southwest Administrators 

    •  Phone: 505-265-8422

    •  Fax: 505-266-9358

Hiring: 

Please click on the job description for information on the position we are hiring for.