Comprehensive Surveying Apprenticeship Instruction
Further your education as an apprentice with Southern California Surveyors Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Our organization delivers results-driven surveying apprenticeship instruction.
The surveyors apprenticeship program is sponsored by the Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 12, and the Southern California Association of Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors. Apprentices work under a collective bargaining agreement, which provides for fair wages, pension,health care benefits and vacation/holiday pay.
Chainman Apprentice Program
Chainman program apprentices receive 6,000 hours of on-the-job training while employed by engineering, surveying, and construction firms throughout Southern California. They are required to attend related instruction classes after they begin work. Classes may be held two nights a week and some scheduled Saturdays, or they may be held exclusively on Saturdays.
Chief of Party Program
Chief of Party apprentices receive and document 4000 hours of on-the-job training after becoming a chainman while employed by engineering, surveying, and construction firms throughout Southern California. They are also required to attend eight quarters of related instruction classes. After completion of the related instruction and the required hours on the job, they will be reclassified as a party chief.