Job description

terrazzoLaying of bricks; pointing, cleaning, waterproofing and cutting of brick walls; fireproofing; construction of arches; setting of stone trimmings, cutting, laying and pointing of ashlar, rubble, etc.; laying of artificial stone, glass blocks, terra cotta, and insulation; cutting, laying and pointing of cement blocks and glazed tile; erection of precast panels.




Apprenticeship program

Formal applications are available online at the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers (BAC) Apprenticeship Training Center website. Please visit the website for details and online application. You will need to provide a resume when completing application.

Call the training center, 763-404-8345 for more information about making appointments here and outstate.

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  • Must be 17 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. at least waist height repetitively
  • All applicants should have a valid Minnesota Driver's License and a reliable form of transportation

Selection procedures

The Coordinator of Apprentices will place the names of qualified candidates on the "Active Candidate List." Each qualified candidate will be given a letter of eligibility.

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Tools Needed

Levels, jointers, sled runners, trowels and hammers. Worker is expected to provide his/her own tools. Starting costs run between $250.00 and $300.00.

Transportation Requirements

Worker is expected to have a car. Many job sites are outside of areas where public transportation is available.


Work hours and other general conditions of employment for apprentices shall be the same as for Journeyworkers. No apprentice will be allowed to work overtime when such work interferes with his/her attendance at related training classes.


Vacation and fringe benefits are included. Starting pay is 50% of Journeyworker's wage, with a 5% raise after the first 1,000 hours (approximately six months) worked, and a 10% raise each 1,000 worked after that.

Please visit us at for more detailed wages.

Union Dues

$200.00 initiation fee.

Monthly membership dues for apprentices are $18.60.

Contact Us

Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union 1 Minnesota/North Dakota
312 Central Ave., Rm. 328
Minneapolis, MN 55414

MN/ND Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Journeyman and Apprentice Training Center
5420 International Parkway
New Hope, MN 55428

Masonry Coordinator
Minnesota/North Dakota Areas
Joe Vanek