LOCAL 498 Future Applicant Form

ironworkers Local 498
5640 Sockness Drive
Rockford, IL 61109

Being an Ironworker means:

  • Having a good work ethic
  • Possessing a positive attitude
  • Listens and learns on the job and in the classroom
  • Can work with others as a team to complete the project or task
  • Follows the directions of the Foreman/Journeyman regardless of the manner in which they are given
  • Aptitude and desire for the trade/career
  • Has some experience doing construction, metal work or comparable work with transferable skills
  • Has proven to be a good worker with good work history and attendance record and can indicate this even if not related to the trade
  • The necessary physical condition to work at heights in a physically demanding environment for extended periods of time in all weather conditions as safety allows
  • Drug free and can pass required drug test annually as required of all members
  • If you answered “Yes” to all of these points then YOU have the potential to be a member of one of the greatest trades, the IRONWORKERS!