Ironworkers Local 86 Apprenticeship

What is the Ironworkers Local 86 Apprenticeship Program?

The Ironworkers Local 86 apprenticeship program is a special opportunity at North Seattle College for you to get hands-on training in a field that will help you land a good-paying job while you are in training. Ironworkers erect the structural framework for high rise buildings, bridges, power plants and towers. They also place reinforcing steel in concrete forms for roadways, foundations and structures. Welding, ornamental, rigging and machinery moving are also a part of this trade.

Earn a Living Wage with Healthcare Retirement & Other Benefits

The starting pay on the first day as an Ironworkers Local 86 apprentice is $25.41 per hour with increases every 6 months over the four-year training program. Apprenticeship combines classroom studies with OJT (on-the-job training) under the supervision of a journey-level craftsperson or trade professional. You can earn a living wage with healthcare, retirement, and other benefits while learning building trades skills. After completing the four years of an apprenticeship, you will earn $42.35 per hour plus national mobility as a journey-level ironworker!

Minimum Qualifications to apply:

  • 18 years or older
  • Read, write, and speak the English language
  • Have a valid Driver’s License
  • Have a motor vehicle
  • Complete an apprentice application
  • Ability to pass minimum qualification screening day (includes lifting and carrying heavy objects and working at heights)

If you are interested but think you may have difficulty meeting these qualifications, please contact the Apprenticeship Manager below.

Please visit the Ironworkers website for more information

Contact Information

Lorena Hernandez, Apprenticeship Program Manager 
Phone: 206-934-6114 

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