All members holding a Minnesota Elevator Constructors License will need to complete 16 hours of continuing education every 2 years.
All apprentices holding a Minnesota Unlicensed License must complete 2 hours of continuing education every year.
These continuing ed classes are held at the Union Hall the second Saturday of each month at 8:00 A.M
Apprentice OJT Forms must be filled out monthly
Local 9 Joint Apprentice Committee - (JAC) meets the 3rd Monday of every month from 4:00 - 5:00 P.M at the Union Hall
2022-2023 Committee Members are:
Local 9 -
Robert Nelson (Chair)
Brandon Leipzig (alternate)
Shane Zupko (alternate)
Ryan Parkos (alternate)
Chris Butek (Co-Chair)
Kirk Yungerberg (alternate)
Sean Stoll (alternate)
Kevin Ferrie (alternate)
Ken Groll (alternate)
|Mechanic required training from NEIEP
Par 6. The Parties direct NEIEP to establish, effective January 1, 2023, a mandatory continuing education program for all Elevator Constructors with a Mechanic Exam pass date on or after July 9, 2022.
(a) Effective January 1, 2023, and each calendar year thereafter, each Mechanic shall be required to successfully complete at least eight (8) hours of online continuing education from the curriculum published annually by NEIEP. Continuing education courses may be taken online or in person to meet the requirement.
(b) NEIEP will develop, publish, and disseminate the specified mandatory online continuing education curriculum for 2023 and on an annual basis thereafter the updated curriculum for the subsequent calendar year.
(c) NEIEP will monitor compliance for all participants and upon successful completion will pay the participants' current Mechanic rate for their home Local (excluding benefit contributions) for all continuing education hours required to successfully complete the continuing education curriculum by the Mechanic.
(d) A Mechanic (including Assistant Mechanic) that does not comply with the continuing education requirement(s) of Article XIX Educational Fund shall not receive the wage rate increase, as described in Article V, Par. 2, until completion of the required continuing education curriculum.
(e) Any Elevator Constructor who was a Mechanic on or before July 9, 2022, is grandfathered. These Mechanics have the option of taking continuing education, but it is not mandatory. Grandfathered Mechanics who complete the specified continuing education curriculum set forth in Par. 6(b) for a calendar year shall be paid in accordance with Par. 6(c) of this Article.
Use the links below to find scholarship applications from various organizations that support the Building Trades.
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