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Application and Requirements



BRICKLAYERS AND ALLIED CRAFTWORKERS LOCAL 9 PA JOINT APPRENTICE & TRAINING COMMITTEE accepts applications for the following trades: Bricklayer, Cement Mason, Pointer-Caulker-Cleaner, Stone Mason, Tile Layer, Terrazzo Workers, Tile and Marble Finishers, and Marble Masons.

Please use the link below to download the application.  The application is also available at a Career Link ( in your area, or at the Local 9 PA union hall.  

Click here to download the application

The minimum requirements are as follows:

  1. Applicant must be of good moral character and be able to perform the physical work of the trade.
  2. Applicant must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate, or must be 17 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate and a parent or guardian signature.
  3. Applicant mush have a valid PA drivers license.
  4. Applicant must take a written exam set up by the J.A.T.C., and attend an oral interview.
  5. Applicant must pay a non-refundable processing fee of $25.00 upon submitting the application.  Payments may be made by cash, check or money order payable to "BAC Local 9 PA JATF".
  6. Applicants may be required to submit to a test for substance abuse.
  7. Applicant must be willing to attend an out-of-state school for 8 weeks.
  8. Applicants must reside within the jurisdiction of B.A.C. Local 9 PA and the appropriate area/chapter for which they are applying.
  9. Applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted throughout the year; new apprentices are brought in as needed.  Submitting an application is the first step for consideration in our program.  Return application to:

                                                   Kurt Keller, Apprentice & Training Coordinator

                                                   Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 9 PA
                                                   100 Kingston Drive
                                                   Pittsburgh, PA 15235
                                                   Cell: (412)400-1599 or  e-mail:

Pittsburgh Brick Chapter - Allegheny County
Washington Chapter - Washington & Greene Counties
Johnstown Chapter - Cambria, Bedford, Blair, Fulton, Huntingdon & Somerset Counties
New Castle/Beaver Chapter - Butler, Lawrence & Mercer Counties
Clarion Chapter - Venango, Forest, Fefferson, Clearfield and Clarion Counties
Warren Chapter - Cameron, Elk, McKean. Potter and Warren Counties
Greensburg Chapter - Armstrong, Fayette, Indiana & Westmoreland Counties
Erie Chapter   -  Erie & Crawford Counties
Pittsburgh Allied Crafts  Chapter - All of the Counties listed above