FAQ

 
 
WHAT ARE THE CLASS TIMES FOR THE PROGRAM?
 
Classroom training is July 16-19, and shop training is July 20 and 23, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.  Field training is July 24-August 16 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 17 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 WITH THE TRAINING?
 
Lunch will be provided at no cost from July 16-23 and on August 17. 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 CDI T-shirt will be provided on the first day at no cost to the student.
 
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?
 
Yes.  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 skill set, OSHA 10 certification, 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 Building, Electrical, Fabrication, Fleet Maintenance, Foundations, Industrial Maintenance, Machining, Manlift, Machine Repair, Mechanical (Pipefitting, HVAC), Paint and Rigging.  
 
WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP AFTER APPLYING ONLINE AT CDIOAKLAND.COM?
 
If you meet the criteria, we will contact you to schedule an interview and subsequently let you know whether you have been accepted into the program.