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1375 Virginia Drive, Suite 100  Ft. Washington, PA 19034

Training & Apprenticeship

Daniel P. Sullivan Coordinator/Director

Brian Murphy Ass’t Coordinator/Director

Dorothea Blalock Office Manager

Sabrina DeFeo Secretary

Operating Engineers Local 542 JATC
1375 Virginia Drive Suite 206
Fort Washington, Pa  19034
Phone (215) 591-5282
Fax (215) 591-5286

Terms of Apprenticeship

Basic Apprentice Applicant Requirements

  • Applications for class beginning Spring 2019 will be taken during the month of October 2018 beginning Monday October 1 through Wednesday October 31. Office hours for application vary per District Office.
  • To find your District click on Union in website, then Districts, find your District then select it on right for address and phone number.
  • District 1 Office will take applications Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
  • Applicant must apply at the District Office for the county in which they reside.
  • Applicant must be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age.
  • Applicant must bring a valid drivers license and have dependable transportation.
  • Application fee by money order for $10.00. No checks. No cash.

Certifications required in first year of program

  • Commercial Driver License A or B
  • Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) 
  • These are credentials you can begin to work on as you wait for our testing/interview process that takes place Spring of each year.