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    Just got my 597 results

    I just got my results for 597 and I ranked 393 out of 1677 applicants. I was pretty mad knowing I tryed SO hard!! Any idea knowing if I have a shot to be in this year?

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    Any help is well appreciated!! Thank you!

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    What is a 597?
    If more government is the answer, then it's a really stupid question.

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    The fitter test or service test? Service, you probably don't have a chance.
    Officially, Down for the count

    YOU HAVE TO GET OFF YOUR ASS TO GET ON YOUR FEET

    I know enough to know, I don't know enough
    Liberalism-Ideas so good they mandate them

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark beiser View Post
    What is a 597?
    Chicago Pipefitters union.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gstepgettinit View Post
    I just got my results for 597 and I ranked 393 out of 1677 applicants. I was pretty mad knowing I tryed SO hard!! Any idea knowing if I have a shot to be in this year?
    Was this to get into the apprenticeship program? I think you need to be in the top 2-3% in L.A. to get in. Study again and take the test again. My guess is that at 393 you haven't a chance of getting in. Sorry.

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    Yup I don't know. Seeing other guys coming in at 190 out of 1000 makes me feel better. But I called up the union hall yesterday and they are saying that the Bp refinery job in Indiana, (the main route for apprentices) might close the deal with fitters this summer. So anyone know what's that about?

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    Oh yeah and does anyone know if any classes for 597 apprentices will be starting anytime soon?

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    I appreciate the replies guys. I need all the help I can get.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gstepgettinit View Post
    Oh yeah and does anyone know if any classes for 597 apprentices will be starting anytime soon?
    Call your local or look it up on their website (if they post it). Here the apprenticeship program follows the community college schedule. Classes start in the fall and end in the spring.

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    Thanks.im thinking about jointing the non union now. Wonder if its less stress to go through.

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    Anyone know a non union Chicago pipe fitting company that hires anyone? Thank you anyone for your help I need it.

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    First off, there is no such thing as a "pipe fitting" company. Secondly, if there was such a company it could not exist in Chicago non union. What type of work do you want to do?
    Officially, Down for the count

    YOU HAVE TO GET OFF YOUR ASS TO GET ON YOUR FEET

    I know enough to know, I don't know enough
    Liberalism-Ideas so good they mandate them

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