Elevator Constructors Union Info (Local 4)

Elevator constructors and mechanics assemble, install, and replace elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walkways and similar equipment in new and old construction. After installation, members service, maintain, and repair equipment, much of which is electronically controlled. Installers and repairers alike have a thorough knowledge of electronics, electricity, and hydraulics.

National Elevator Constructors Educational Program

Length of Apprenticeship: 4 1/2 - 5 years; 600 hours of classroom training and 8,000 hours of on-the job training.

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must complete drug testing.
  • Must complete aptitude test and oral interview.

Application Process

Applications are only accepted during open recruitment periods and can be found here . Applicants will also need to complete the Industry Aptitude Test (EIAT) and score a minimum of 70%. Passing applicants will be scheduled for an interview with the Joint Apprentice Training Committee.

Contact Information:

Local 4 (Eastern Area)

Jessica Ortega

50 Park Street

Dorchester, MA 02122





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