The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Local 79 of the Construction and General Building Laborers union will begin taking applications on Friday for 200 skilled construction-craft laborer apprenticeships, officials said.
The recruitment will take place on the internet at mttf.org from 9 to 11 a.m. on weekdays through Jan. 18 or until 2,000 people have applied, whichever comes first.
Applicants who successfully complete the online form will receive a confirmation email and another form to complete and deliver in person to the Local 79 office, 42-53 21st St. in Long Island City, Queens, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays.
Successful applicants will be interviewed.
Applicants must be 18 or older when the apprenticeship program begins, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, be physically able to do the work and pass a drug test.
More information is available by calling 718-383-6863.