Alaska Operating Engineers/Employers Training Trust (AOEETT)
Class Registration Policies/Signatures
Please read and understand the following policies before submitting for class:
Course Cancellations/No Call/No Shows:
A $50 fee will be assessed to all members that fail to attend, without notice of cancellation, any course in which they are registered. Cancellation may be submitted by phone, fax, email, or text.
To be considered for future training, the cancellation fee must be received before registration. Check or money order will be accepted. Debit/credit cards will be taken on our website.
AOEETT reserves the right to remove from current and future training, any member with unexcused tardiness or absences, unsafe practices, attitude problems, and failure to follow the rules/regulations.
CERTIFICATION REIMBURSEMENT POLICY
Anyone requesting travel reimbursement must be a Local 302 member in good standing as defined in the Union Bylaws and Constitution:
The Alaska Operating Engineer/Employers Training Trust (AOEETT) reimburses members for registration/test fees for the certifications listed below when successful completion of certification and all required guidelines (detailed guidelines available upon request) for reimbursement submission are met:
Reimbursement Submission Process:
Once you have received the certification card or document obtained from training attended you will need to complete a certification reimbursement request form* and STEP Grant** form (if not previously done) and submit it within the timeframes shown that apply to the training/certification you are requesting reimbursement for. When completing the certification reimbursement request form you must provide all information requested. When turning the form into the Training Trust you must provide the documents stated above that apply to the training/certification you are requesting reimbursement for***.
Timeframes for reimbursement request submission:
*In the event that reimbursement requests are not received in the time stated above for the stated
certification/training, reimbursement will be denied.
**Refusal/failure to complete a STEP Grant form and required documents will result in immediate
denial of reimbursement.
***Failure to submit the required documents will result in immediate denial of reimbursement.
The Training Trust will not reimburse for certification fees, transportation, lodging or meals in the event that you fail to obtain the certification/qualification on your first attempt or any attempts thereafter.
The Alaska Operating Engineers/Employers Training Trust staff is not responsible for the submission of the stated required documents; it is the responsibility of the person requesting reimbursement. AOEETT staff may provide information regarding the submission of documents, however, they will not be held responsible for an individual’s failure to follow the above guidelines.
Please see below for the detailed guidelines for the reimbursements listed.
OECP and NCCCO Service Truck Crane Certification:
The Training Trust will reimburse the written/practical fees for your certification for the following situation (actual amount not to exceed $275.00):
In order to be eligible for the above reimbursement you need to pass all tests associated with the certification you are trying to obtain. Example – you are testing for Rigging/Signalperson certification, you must pass the written tests for Rigging and Signalperson and the practical exams for Rigging and Signalperson.
When submitting reimbursement request you must provide the following within 6 months of OECP and NCCCO Service Truck Certification card being issued (date is located on card):
OECP or NCCCO fees that will not be covered:
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL):
The Training Center in Palmer is a 3rd Party Tester for DMV, meaning our members may take the driving portion of their CDL exam at our location. We will reimburse for the initial issuance of a Class A or B CDL license. We will not reimburse for the rental of a truck to take your driving test directly thru DMV, nor will we reimburse members for fees occurred to receive training or complete testing through an alternate location.
When submitting reimbursement request you must provide the following within 2 weeks of CDL License being issued (date is located on card):
***If you will be adding a Hazardous Materials endorsement at the time of the initial issuance of your CDL license you will be required to complete a threat assessment background check through TSA prior to the endorsement being issued. The Training Trust will reimburse for the actual fee, not to exceed $86.50, charged for this check when you provide the Trust with the letter from TSA stating that it has been determined you are able to get you hazmat endorsement, a copy of CDL License showing endorsement, receipt from DMV, and a completed certification reimbursement request form. In the event that you are ineligible for the endorsement you will not be reimbursed for this fee.
When submitting reimbursement request you must provide the following within 30 days of receipt of letter showing eligibility for Hazardous Materials endorsement:
CDL fees that will not be covered:
TWIC cards are required for any port facility employees, truck drivers, and others requiring unescorted access to secure areas of maritime facilities and vessels regulated by MTSA. There are two situations that apply to the reimbursement of the TWIC card fees; you will only be reimbursed for the actual fees that apply to your situation. We will not reimburse for lost card fees or renewal fees, or any other fee applied outside the issuance fee.
When submitting reimbursement request you must provide the following within 30 days of the TWIC card being issued (date is located on card):
If certifications are required that are not offered by the Training Trust i.e. Asbestos Abatement, Visible Emissions, ASE Certification, etc. members are required to complete a Non Standard Training Request form and submit it to the Training Trust Administrator with a completed STEP Grant for approval. In some cases further documentation or information may be required to review the training request. If the certification request is approved only the actual costs of the certification will be reimbursed. In some cases reimbursement requirements/amounts may be discussed and revised prior to training.
Other certification fees that will not be covered:
When submitting reimbursement request you must provide the following within 2 weeks of the certificate being issued:
Following is a generalized list of items that are not reimbursable; this is not a complete list and is
subject to change at anytime, without notice, by the AOEETT:
Know Your Risk
Learn About Vaccination
Information in this handout has been gathered from the Alaska Postsecondary Student Immunization Act (HB185), signed into law effective May 18, 2005. Additional information was gathered from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Division of Public Health and the Web site of the American College Health Association at http://www.acha.org/projects_programs/meningitis. The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) cannot provide medical information and is not responsible for any medical information provided to schools or to students. For questions specific to meningitis, immunization, and related diseases, please consult a qualified medical professional.
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For More Information
To learn more about meningitis and immunization, visit the websites of the American College Health Association, www.acha.org/meningitis, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/submenus/sub_meningitis.htm.
Photo/Video Consent and Release Form
Training Program: Alaska Operating Engineers/Employers Training Trust
For and in consideration of the opportunity and privilege of appearing in or participating in one or more video recordings, sound tracks, films, photographs, written articles or recordings, I hereby consent to the use and editing thereof and release the Alaska Operating Engineers/Employers Training Trust and its employees and assignees from any and all claims resulting from such use, sales, editing, and release to newspapers and/or television stations/channels or newsletters.
ALASKA OPERATING ENGINEERS / EMPLOYERS TRAINING TRUST
TRAINING RULES AND REGULATIONS
The term “Trainee” shall mean any student, person, apprentice or journeyperson, who is registered for training. Trainees who do not comply with the rules and regulations may be suspended from training and/or removed from the Apprenticeship Program. Anyone removed from training for cause will be required to go before the Trust Administrator prior to being allowed to attend future training.
The following rules are to protect the health and safety of all persons, trainees, and staff; in addition to enhancing the learning environment and skill development.
The Alaska Operating Engineers / Employers Training Trust (AOEETT) are dedicated to providing a training environment free of alcohol and substance abuse. A trainee who has been observed by the staff and is suspected of being under the influence of a controlled substance and/or intoxicant will be immediately removed from the equipment or other training activity. In the event this behavior is observed of an apprentice while training they will be removed from the class and be subject to drug testing as described in the AOEETT drug testing policy.
Training Rules and Regulations
Any trainee who violates any of the above stated rules may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including removal from the Training Center and in some instances subject to penalty from other authorities.
In the event that the Training Trust is providing your lodging please understand that the Training Trust Administrator or the Hotel can revoke this at any time.
It is the policy of the Training Trust that only members listed for a hotel room be in the room (no exceptions). In the event that you are found to have additional people in the room YOU will be responsible for any additional fees and disciplinary action may result.
If you are removed from the class you are attending, your room and meals will be cancelled immediately.
The Training Center is located at 5400 N. Cunningham Road in Palmer (Mile 3.5 Palmer Fishhook Road). The office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. If you are delayed or unable to attend training please call (907) 746-3117. If there is no one available to take your call you will be forwarded to a messaging system.
All apprentices must attend a CPR/First Aid, NSTC, MSHA New Miner, OSHA and Forklift training classes. This is generally included as part of your regular schedule of classes. All apprentices must complete the 40 Hour Hazmat class before the 6,000 hours have been completed. If you have a current CPR/First Aid, NSTC, Hazmat, MSHA, OSHA or Forklift card please bring them with you.
DIRECTIONS TO THE TRAINING SITE
From the Parks Highway turn left onto the Palmer/Wasilla Highway. Proceed down Palmer/Wasilla Highway to Trunk Road, turn left on Trunk Road. Stay on Trunk Road until it T’s at Palmer Fishhook Road. Turn left on Palmer Fishhook Road and proceed north to mile 3.5. Turn left on Cunningham Road; follow Cunningham Road to the Training Center.
If you have a problem locating the Training Site please call (907) 746-3117.
In the event the class you are attending requires specialty items you will be notified when registered for the class.
Non-Standard Training (training not offered or conducted by AOEETT)
General - The Training Trust reserves the right to refuse payment or reimbursement for any charges that are determined to be abusive, unnecessary, or unreasonable.
The following list of items are NOT covered for reimbursement. This is not an all-encompassing list and is subject to change at the Training Trusts discretion. Anyone found violating or falsifying information in these situations will be ineligible for any future reimbursement.
By typing my name below I acknowledge that I have read ALL of the above and have been given a copy (you may print this screen) of this Travel Reimbursement Policy for my review and understand that it is my responsibility to read and adhere to it. I further acknowledge that my failure to follow the above guidelines will result in the immediate denial of reimbursement.
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