SLATE Announces Elevator Constructor Training Info Session

The Union will discuss their training program, answer questions about the application process, provide career guidance and networking opportunities.

August 4, 2014 | 2 min reading time

This article is 8 years old. It was published on August 4, 2014.


The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) will conduct a Construction Information Session for job seekers interested in working as an Elevator Constructor. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 5, at 10:00 a.m. at SLATE Missouri Career Center (MCC), 1520 Market Street, First Floor Conference Room, St. Louis, MO 63103. SLATE has partnered with the International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) Local No. 3 to offer this informational event.

At the information session, business representatives from the IUEC will provide details of their training program, answer questions about the application process, and provide career guidance and networking opportunities.

Probationary apprentices must obtain employment before participating in the craft's education program. This four-year program gives apprentices the experience and education they need to install and maintain and repair elevators in all facets of the industry. Areas of concentration are electrical\electronics, hydraulics, rigging and hoisting.

Construction industry sector jobs are predicted to grow significantly between now and 2016. Elevator constructors will be needed to work in today's sophisticated high-rise office and residential buildings;these types of buildings are part of a growing number of major St. Louis area construction projects.

Attendees should bring their resume and dress appropriately. Those not registered with the Missouri Career Centers network will be asked to register onsite. For additional information, please contact Stacey Fowler at

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