FAQ

 
 
WHAT ARE THE CLASS TIMES FOR THE PROGRAM?
 
Classroom training is July 10-13, and shop training is July 14-21, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.  Field training is July 24-August 17 and will be approximately 10-12 hour days.  Start times will depend on workload, typically 6:00 a.m. Graduation from the program is August 18 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. 

 
WILL I BE REQUIRED TO DRIVE TO JOBSITES DURING FIELD TRAINING?
 
Transportation from CDI to jobsites (both ways) will be provided for candidates. If you require transportation to CDI, please see the Program Director to discuss your needs.
 
IS LUNCH INCLUDED IN THE TRAINING?
 
Lunch will be provided at no cost from July 10-21 and on August 18. During field training, candidates will be responsible for providing their own lunch. If you require food assistance, please see the Program Director to discuss your needs. 
 
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO THE CAREER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AND TO THE FIELD TRAINING?
 
Jeans, work boots and T-shirt.  CDI shirts and black jeans for shop and field training will be provided at no cost.
 
DO I NEED TO BRING MY OWN TOOLS?
 
Tools will be provided at no cost for the candidate to use while in the program (they will remain with CDI at the end of the program for our next class).
 
WHO CAN ATTEND THE PROGRAM?
 
The program is open to everyone at least 18 years of age.
 
WILL THERE BE A BACKGROUND CHECK IF I AM ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM?
 
We are open to accepting candidates with prior criminal backgrounds. We ask that you are honest and state your situations on the application. Background checks occur upon acceptance into the program.  
 
WILL I BE DRUG TESTED?
 
Graduates who are hired into Lee Industrial Contracting are subject to drug testing.
 
WHAT WILL I GAIN FROM COMPLETING THE PROGRAM?
 
Candidates who complete the program will receive a valuable skillset, a certificate of completion, and the opportunity to interview for a career at Lee Industrial Contracting. 
 
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT LEE INDUSTRIAL CONTRACTING?
 
Lee Industrial Contracting pays competitive wages. Their benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, vacation pay, paid holidays, 401K with a 20% match, and participation in the Employee Stock Owned Program (ESOP).  (See Program Director for more details.)
 
WHAT WILL I LEARN IN THE PROGRAM?
 
All candidates will receive classroom training and hands-on training, which will rotate through Lee Industrial Contracting’s core trades of Fabrication, Pipefitting, Foundations, Electrical, and Rigging. 
 
WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP AFTER THE OPEN HOUSE?
 
We will contact you within approximately 1 week to let you know whether you have been accepted into the program.