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Performs any combination of duties involving highway or building construction, environmental restoration, tunnel and shaft construction and demolition projects, utilizing specialized training and knowledge of craft skills and handling of hazardous materials. Clears and prepares sites, right-of-ways, and foundations for cementitious and asphaltic products and structures, using hand and power tools such as shovels, rakes, gas and diesel powered cutting and compacting equipment, so the final site conforms exactly to grade, size, and location specifications in blueprints or plans.
Work Process Schedule
Related Technical Instruction
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires 150 hours each year of related technical instruction which must be mastered by the apprentice in order to successfully complete the program. For further information, please call the Division of Apprentice Training at (617) 626-5409.
1. Core Curriculum
Blue Print Reading
2. Specific Skills
Craft Supervisor Preparedness
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