Frequently Asked Question

Frequently Asked Questions

Rodbusters install reinforcing steel for cast in place concrete for commercial, high-rise, foundations, walls, slabs, and columns, power plants and heavy highway construction.

Gladiator training is the first step to entering the Reinforcing Ironworkers Apprenticeship Program.

No, most projects won’t require background checks. There are certain jobs that will, which will be mandated by the Owner of the project.

The class consists of classroom and physical hands on training.
The classes are scheduled according to the manpower needs of our contractors.
No. You don’t pay us, we don’t pay you.
No, you will be evaluated according to your skill, and based on the instructor’s evaluation you will be referred to one of our contractor’s.
Construction quality pants, (no cut offs or sweats) shirt with a minimum 4 inch sleeves, leather hard toe 8” high top lace up boots are mandatory. NO LOOSE OR BAGGY CLOTHING.
No, all required tools are provided.
A list of required tools will be provided for you before the end of the Gladiator training class.
Yes. The apprenticeship is a two year program.
Pay will vary by employer, location and type of project. Wage increases will come according to the Apprenticeship Standards in the prospective areas.
Benefits are:
A two year apprenticeship

Quality training
Vacation fund
Contribute to a pension plan
After you are hired by a contractor and work approximately 3 months in most cases, you will become eligible for:
Vision coverage
Optional dependent coverage.