Job Openings

27Nov 2018

November 13th District Council 6 acknowledged National Apprenticeship Week at their Strongsville Union Hall. This event captured the attention of 143 attendees for various schools within the surrounding areas including; Cleveland Heights High School, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Polaris Career Center, Clearview Local Schools, Max Hayes, Warrensville Heights and Medina County Career Center. Throughout the day nineteen students completed our general application, of which included seven young woman who are seriously looking to join the IUPAT. DC 6 recruited the help of our current apprentices and staff to assist these students with hands on demonstrations to capture the feel of what our trades involve. Current apprentices inspired these students by telling their stories on why they joined the union and how it has changed their lives.

17Aug 2018

There’s Never Been A Better Time to Build a Career with IUPAT

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 6 (IUPAT DC6) is offering job seekers exciting apprenticeship and career opportunities by hosting a Job Fair and Hiring Event at their renovated facility at 35 S. State Street in Girard, Ohio from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM on Thursday, September 20th. The Job Fair and Hiring Event will feature profiles of the Drywall Finishing, Glazing, Painting, and Sign and Display Trades. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from each trade to gain insights on IUPAT DC6 occupations. Employers from The Builders Association will be present with the potential for immediate hire to prospective attendees! Current IUPAT members who are looking to advance their career options are also encouraged to attend. Registration is not required, and there is no cost to attend the event. Refreshments will be provided.

“IUPAT is a growing force of over 160,000 active and retired men and women, in the US and Canada,” said Jim Sherwood, Business Manager, Secretary/Treasurer of IUPAT DC6. “Our members’ skills are in high demand at every construction project in Ohio, there has never been a better time to build a career with IUPAT.”

In addition to learning about the steps necessary to join IUPAT’s apprenticeship program, journeymen can explore training opportunities and speak with contractors from the trades about open positions. Virtual Simulators for trade specific talents will be available to operate. College credits for apprenticeship classes are also obtainable through our partnership with Tri-C.

For more information Contact:

Nichole McCarthy
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 6
(440) 239-4575 ext. 126
recruiting@iupat-dc6.org

23Mar 2018

IUPAT DC6 showcased their skilled trades recruitment campaign by hosting their “First Ever Open House and Job Fair” on Friday March 23, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM at their facility in Strongsville Ohio. The event featured live demonstrations by apprentices and contractors working in the construction finishing trades including the opportunity to experience simulated airless spray painting techniques and welding applications. DC6 Instructors, Business Agents, contractors and registered apprentices also answered students’ questions on how to apply and succeed as a DC6 apprentice and union member.

DC6 offers young men and women “earn and learn” opportunities that lead to family sustaining careers in drywall finishing, glazing, glass working, commercial painting, bridge painting, sign & display and wall covering industries.  The attendees also learned about a partnership with Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) that offers college credits and certifications for participating in Union apprenticeship programs.

Vocational students from Max Hayes, R.G. Drage, and Cuyahoga Valley Career Center and other area high schools participated in the event along with many political leaders including Representative Nickie Antonio, Michelle Sheehan candidate for Court of Appeals, Minority Leader of The Senate Kenny Yuko, Strongsville Economic Development Director Brent Painter, Strongsville Mayor Tom Perciak, and Judge Brendan Sheehan. Long-time Union Supporter and friend of DC6 Betty Sutton was also on hand, Ms. Sutton is Richard Cordray’s running mate for Governor of Ohio.

“We’re happy to announce that this is going to be an annual event,” declared IUPAT DC6 Business Manager/Secretary Jim Sherwood. “It was exciting to see the energy and enthusiasm of the students and potential union members who participated in our open house, it was even more exciting to collect several new apprenticeship applications on the spot!”

For more information on IUPAT DC6 Apprenticeship programs, visit https://iupat-dc6.org/become-a-member.

09Feb 2018

PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR POSITION

The Board of Trustees for the Finishing Trades Institute of the Ohio Region is currently accepting applications for a part-time Instructor position.  The position needs to be filled as soon as possible.

The Part-time Instructor will be responsible for training apprentices and journeypersons throughout Ohio focusing on Craft specific, Health & Safety.  The job requires the training programs for apprentices and journeyperson primarily at the four separate Training Centers located in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo.  The Instructor will be primarily based in the Toledo, Ohio Training Center; however, will be required to travel throughout the State. Since this position requires teaching the Finishing Trades Institute developed curriculum, the applicant must be an active or retired member of one of the affiliated Finishing Trades.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide instruction for the apprentice courses using approved curriculum and following class standards required by the State of Ohio and Department of Labor
  • Teach IUPAT journeyperson upgrade and re-certification classes on a regular basis
  • Prepare and return class records, including grades and attendance to the Director of Training on a timely basis
  • Work with the Director of Training to acquire the supplies and equipment needed for classes
  • Attend instructor meetings, as required

QUALIFICATIONS/ KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Current active or retired journeyperson of the IUPAT Finishing Trades
  • Strong journeyperson skills with a minimum four (4) years at journeyperson level with hands-on experience in the IUPAT Finishing Trades required
  • Strong varbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas and information effectively in groups and one-on-one
  • Advance knowledge and understanding of construction process, safety procedures and extensive people skills
  • Ability to use personal computer and associated programs
  • Prior instructor experience with apprentices preferred

POSITION DETAILS

  • This is an hourly position based upon the IUPAT DC 6 journeyperson wage. Instructors will be paid by class taught.  Wages will be paid at journeyperson rate, for actual class time spent plus one half hour before and after.
  • Fringe Benefits are included
  • Part-time Instructor will be scheduled to teach classes for 16 – 31 hours per week
  • Classes will be scheduled and assigned in advance
  • Periodic statewide travel with occasional overnight stays is required
  • Classes are held days, nights and weekends – the Training Center Office is open from 8:00am -4:30pm, but the Instructor’s hours will extend into the evenings and weekends

Applicants interested in the Part-time Instructor Position should submit a resume along with a cover letter summarizing their qualifications for the position no later than March 9, 2018 via e-mail to recruiting@iupat-dc6.org. Questions? Call Nichole McCarthy at (440) 239-4575 ext. 126

08Feb 2018

The Board of Trustees for the Finishing Trades Institute of the Ohio Region is currently accepting applications for the full time Glazier Instructor position. This position needs to be filled in time for the next school year. Any applicant interested must be available to begin no later than July 1, 2018.

The Glazing Instructor will be responsible for training apprentices and journeypersons throughout Ohio.  The job requires the training programs for apprentices and journeyperson primarily at the four separate Training Centers located in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo.  The Instructor will be primarily based in the Strongsville Ohio Training Center; however, will be required to travel throughout the State.  Since this position requires teaching the Finishing Trades Institute developed curriculum, the applicant must be an active or retired member of the affiliated Finishing Trades.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide instruction for the apprentice courses using approved curriculum and following class standards required by the State of Ohio and Department of Labor
  • Teach IUPAT journeyperson upgrade and re-certification classes on a regular basis
  • Prepare and return class records, including grades and attendance to the Director of Training on a timely basis
  • Work with the Director of Training to acquire the supplies and equipment needed for classes
  • Attend instructor meetings and training, as required

QUALIFICATIONS/ KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Current active or retired journeymen of the IUPAT Finishing Trades
  • Strong journeyperson skills with a minimum four (4) years as a Glazier at journeyperson level with hands-on experience in the IUPAT Finishing Trades required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to present ideas and information effectively in groups and one-on-one
  • Advance knowledge and understanding of construction process, safety procedures and extensive people skills
  • Ability to use personal computer and associated programs
  • Prior instructor experience with apprentices preferred

POSITION DETAILS

  • This is a salary position based upon the IUPAT DC 6 journeymen wage at 44 hours of pay for 52 weeks, no overtime is paid
  • Fringe Benefits are paid according to IUPAT DC 6 fringe package based upon 40 hours
  • Statewide travel with overnight stays is required
  • Classes are held days, nights and weekends – the Training Center Office is open from 8:00am -4:30pm, but the Instructor’s hours will extend into the evenings and weekends

Applicants interested in the Part-time Instructor Position should submit a resume along with a cover letter summarizing their qualifications for the position no later than March 9, 2018 via e-mail to recruiting@iupat-dc6.org. Questions? Call Nichole McCarthy at (440) 239-4575 ext. 126

 

08Feb 2018

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 6 (IUPAT DC6) is hosting an Open House to invite men and woman in the community to learn about Careers in the Allied Trades. The event will take place at 8257 Dow Circle, Strongsville Ohio 44136 from 9: AM until 1: PM. The Open House will feature profiles of the Drywall and Finishing, Glazing, Painting, and Sign and Display Trades, along with Live Demonstrations and refreshments. Representatives from Cuyahoga Community College, Tri-C, will also be available.

“There has never been a better time to explore a career at IUPAT DC6,” exclaimed Jim Sherwood, Business Manager, Secretary/Treasurer of IUPAT DC6. “If you’ve got ambition, we’ve got opportunities.”

To download a flyer, Click HERE

02Feb 2018
IUPAT DC6 Announcement

District Council 6 Business Representative/Organizer Ron Houser, out of Local 123 in Cincinnati has announced he will not be seeking another term. Ron has been Business Representative/Organizer for the past four years and was not only a great agent but a necessary asset to our organizing efforts within this council. From everyone at DC-6, we wish you the best in all your future endeavors.

District Council 6 is currently accepting resumes for a Business Representative/ Organizer for the Cincinnati Local 123 and Kentucky Local 238 area. All resumes MUST be emailed to Annette Danczak annetted@iupat-dc6.org

To allow for additional resumes to be considered, we are extending the deadline for business representative/organizer.  The new deadline midnight Friday, March 30th. 

18Nov 2017
CMHA Job posting

CUYAHOGA METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Position Announcement

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the close supervision of a higher classified employee, applies protective and decorative paint coatings to interior and exteriors or CMHA building and structures; performs all necessary preparatory and clean-up tasks as assigned. No supervisory responsibility.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Painters must have recognition as journeymen. Journeyman status under union bylaws requires a four-year apprenticeship.

EXPERIENCE:

    Five years experience at journeyman level in painting and decoration of interior and exterior surfaces of structure.

SKILLS:

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures to performs the task of the position.
  • Ability to read and write legibly and maintain proper records.
  • Ability to prepare materials, surfaces, and performs related work as assigned.
  • Ability to use spray-painting equipment in painting on ceiling and walls without runs, sags, or curts.
  • Knowledge of proper clean up and storage procedures for all paint and related equipment.
  • Adheres to agency policies and procedures.
  • Understands, supports and models with professionalism the agency’s Mission, Vision and Values.

OTHER:

  • Possession of a valid Ohio vehicle operator’s license and insurability under agency policies.

SALARY: $27.74

POSTING DATE: 11/14/2017

CLOSING DATE: 11/21/2017

The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job will be considered.