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Please read the following before you complete the application: Your application will be scored, only those obtaining a score of 70% or better will be considered eligible to be invited to participate in our Apprentice program. Following instructions is part of the evaluation. Read the cover sheets and follow the instructions or your application will be considered incomplete and you will be disqualified.

On the application you may write down the High School classes you have taken you feel might relate to this craft; the grade/score (e.g. A/100%) you received in that class and the grade/year (e.g. 11th grade/2020) you were in when you took the class. It asks why you feel the class relates to the craft of Laborer. Some of the classes that may relate are; Math, Physical Education, any lab class with some type of hands on learning and post High School classes that are construction oriented. Also on the application, work histories and related work history within the past six years is graded. Applicants may receive an automatic up grade (if accepted into the program) if these areas are filled out and documentation is provided at the time you submit this application. You need to fill these areas out with detail. If you choose not to provide education related experience or work history; unrelated or related. Write N/A (Not Applicable) upon those lines. Be advised that N/A is a statement that you feel you have not been exposed to any type of experience in this craft or type of work and it will not add to improving your over all score. By not filling the work history out it will disqualify you from getting up graded if you are accepted into this program.


Write legibly if the application is missing information or cannot be read, it will be incomplete and will not be considered.

Occupational Title: Construction Craft Laborer


DOT Code:   869 463-580


Occupational Code: 0661

Occupational Description:

Performs any combination of duties involving highway or building construction, environmental restoration, and 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 cementations 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.

Working conditions and physical demands.

Will be required to work in all types of conditions, which will vary from severe hot to severe cold temperatures. Heights, confined spaces, trenches and sometimes underground. Exposure to dust, dirt, asphalt, concrete, and other building road materials.

Very physically challenging. All types of physical labor involved. Must have a strong heart, back and knees for medium to heavy-duty work. Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull 30 to 100 lbs. should be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach and feel.

Documents required before submitting the application

The following must be submitted at the time of applying or the application will not be accepted.

  1. Copy of Birth certificate *

  2. Copy of Valid Picture I.D **

  3.  Copy of High School diploma or its equivalent


* Must be at least 18 years old. Apprentices shall enter into and sign the written Apprentice Indenture Agreement.


 **Must be a valid US I.D.

***Required documents must be clear and legible to be accepted

As of January 1, 2014


Applicants accepted into the Apprenticeship program are required to attend and complete an 80-hour safety-training course before becoming employed. Upon completing the 80 hour safety training course, applicants will be required to pay their initiation fee, First time applicants accepted into the program will be required to pay $214.00, applicants that have previously been accepted into the program but were removed for ANY reason, will be required to pay the FULL initiation fee of $814.00, upon completing the 80-hour safety training course

Announcement of Future Apprenticeship Opportunities:
Accepting Applications

Southern Nevada Laborers Local #872 Training Trust will be accepting applications for:
Apprentice Construction Craft Laborer

Apprenticeship applications are available for pick up at our office, located at 1750 E. Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89104 during our regular business hours, Monday through Friday 7 am - 4:30 pm. Applications are also available below for download and print. Completed applications will only be accepted in-person on Wednesday July 10, 2024 between the hours of 8 am – 3 pm, we are closed from 12p -1p for lunch. Only completed applications with copies of the required documents will be accepted. The following documents must be included with the application, or the application will be considered incomplete and rejected:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate or Passport 

  • Copy of Valid U.S. picture ID

  • Copy of High School Diploma or equivalent 

Applicants Must
•    Be at least 18 years old.
•    Take a New Entrant Exam. 
•    Participate in an oral interview.


At time of selection, Applicants:
•    Must pass a drug test 
•    Perform the work of the trade with reasonable accommodations.
•    Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull 100 lbs. Should be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach and feel.

Southern Nevada Laborers Local #872 Training Trust is not currently accepting applications for Apprentice Fence Erector. For future Apprentice Fence Erector opportunities or Fence Erector Apprenticeship information please contact our office during regular office hours; Monday - Friday, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm.


The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in the apprenticeship program and will operate the apprenticeship program as required Title 29 of the code of Federal Regulations, Part 30, and equal opportunity regulations of the State of Nevada. 

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