The Operating Engineers and the Asbestos Workers unions in the Buffalo area will begin recruiting for apprentices Monday.
Local 17 of the Operating Engineers is looking for seven apprentices. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school education, a driver's license, be physically able to do the work and pass an aptitude test. Applications will be available at the Local 17 Training Fund Hall, 2342 Pleasant Ave. in the Town of Hamburg.
Local 4 of the Asbestos Workers is looking for 15 apprentices. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school education and have resided within the local's jurisdiction for at least a year.
Further information on both apprenticeship programs may be obtained from state Department of Labor offices.