Malcolm "MAc" Hamilton Jr. said this was the first Sheet Metal Workers Contest Committee. Mac was Business Manager of Local #98 and work at the International until he retired. What we have today in welfare, pension, education and job security came from p
Nice artical in SMART Members Journal about SMART LU#24 Business Representative Sharon Walker. Glad to have you on the SMART Team!
Part of the second year class took and passed the Fire and Smoke Damper Technician test last night. This is a hard test, congratulations everyone! More second year apprentices are scheduled to test in a few week, maybe we can double the number of 2nd year Fire Life Safety certifications that night.
Kitty French is out spreading to word about Registered Apprenticeship. Nice to see you Fairfield Career Center today Kitty, keep up the good work!
Planning outreach events under the leadership of Labor Liaison Barry Picket, Glad to be part of this Sub-Committee! The next event is March 13, 2019 at 6pm "Women in the Trades" learning session. Hope to see you there!
I had a chance to talk to building futures program students tonight. I think we could get a some good sheet metal workers from this group.
A big thanks to David Madison and Kate Webster for letting the Sheet Metal Workers talk apprenticeship to two groups of counselors today! This was a great chance to talk about the Construction Trades Career Fair coming up on January 31, 2019.
I got to visit C-TEC welding program today and Mr. S let me talk to both Juniors and Senior students. We get some really great Sheet Metal Workers from this program!
Good meeting today at Limbach planning the Fort Hayes Career Fair on January 31, 2019. Katie Raterman chaired the meeting and does a great job leader the group to our 3rd annual career fair.
MAYOR GINTHER'S OUTREACH SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING TODAY. THANKS TO BARRY PICKETT FOR MAKING THIS COMMITTEE WORK.
We had a meeting with inspector Tim Smith, to plan 2 days of inspector BIP classes. Thanks to instructor John Hahn for volunteering to take the lead on these classes. Looking forward to July BIP classes.
Left to Right: Jeff Hunley, Michael Lewis, Dale Clark, and Jeff Rush. Michael is a pre-apprentice in our Sheet Metal Program and working for Limbach at the Facebook project. Keep up the good work Michael!
A very big thank you to John White for helping today. John does a great job talking to students and being real about going to work and having a career. John is a Sheet Metal Worker for Speer Mechanical.
Mr. S always tells his students that you never know when a partner might stop bye to see how the students are working, so today I did a surprise visit, guess what, every student was working on something, many were cleaning up for the day, nobody was standing in one spot for long. We get some great students from C-TEC, keep up the good work Mr. S!
Santa came to visit all the children at SMART LU#24 Christmas party! All the children got to visit with Santa 2 times and there were plenty of presents to go around. Dempsey's catered and the food was great, my favorite was the meatballs. A big thank you to Jeff Hunley & Jeff Rush for putting this party together and doing all the work for our families!
I must make an apology, after taking what I thought was many magnificent pictures, it appears I bought a camera smarter than me, because I did not take 1 picture. I know I had some really good shots, but i just did not hold that button down long enough. I am sorry, Rob Gartner.
If you or someone took a picture, please send me a copy so I can add them to this blog. Thank you
Six third year apprentices earned a welding certification today, NICE JOB!
SMART LU#24 has hundreds of certified welding working today and most of them have been tested at one of our four training centers. Many people say that being a good welder is what keep you working when times are slow.
Nice Career Fair at Scioto Tech today. Thank you to Rick Stringer for inviting the Sheet Metal Workers.
Thank you for agreeing to attend the Teays Valley HS Panel discussion. The event is hosted by Teays Valley HS (3887 State Route 752, Ashville, OH. 43103) for Juniors interested in the Building Trades. The Panel format is scheduled for Nov. 20 with the first Session starting at 8:00 am and ending at 8:45 am. Currently they have scheduled three (3) sessions
The Hilltop Community Job Fair
Held on Thursday November 15, 2018
Time is 4:00pm to 6:00pm
At Wedgewood Middle School
3800 Briggs Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
Administrator and Training Coordinator of CSMWA-JATC