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Apprenticeship Qualifications & Information

 

Apprenticeship

What would you rather have?

EMPTY PROMISES

OR

A DEFINED PROGRAM?

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 MAKESHIFT CLASSES

OR

A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED CURRICULUM?

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 PROMISED RAISES THAT NEVER COME

OR

GUARANTEED PERIODIC ADVANCEMENT?

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  MINIMUM HEALTH CARE

OR

HEALTH CARE AND A GUARANTEED PENSION?

 If you’re looking for a meaningful career in the electrical construction industry – one that builds character and pride and offers a bright future – look no further than the IBEW, NECA Apprenticeship and Journeyman Training Programs.

If the electrical construction industry IS the career you’re after, read on!

BENEFITS OF AN IBEW APPRENTICESHIP

·         Safer working conditions

·         Learn while you earn

·         Pride and dignity

·         Excellent wages

·         Health and pension benefits

·         State-of-the-art training

APPRENTICESHIP AGREEMENT

Apprenticeship requires a signed agreement between you and the IBEW-NECA, which insures quality training both on the job and in the classroom. As an apprentice you literally earn while you learn. As you advance through your training, you will receive predetermined pay increases.

In signing an apprenticeship agreement, you commit to participate in classroom related training as well as on the job training.

THRE ARE TWO WAYS TO BECOME A PART OF IBEW LU 302’s APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM THROUGH THE INSIDE WIREMAN"S APPRENTICESHIP AND THE VDV?SOUND & COMMUNICATIONS APPRENTICESHIP. SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Call to verify information listed below!

Contra Costa County Electrical Apprenticeship Program Applications

APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENT

2014 CCC JATC Inside Wireman Apprenticeship Applications

Position:  

Apprentice Electrician (Inside Wireman)

Starting Wage Approx: $18.10/hr

This is a five year apprenticeship program. Apprentices work during the day and attend classes two nights per week. A Journeyman certificate is awarded upon successful completion.

WHEN:

  Application dates for January 2014 have been suspended due to the slow work picture. Any changes will be posted on the website when determined.  Call 925-228-2302 if you have questions. Applications must be completed on site and in person, no exceptions. **

Tests: 

 Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be scheduled for the following steps. Notification will be verbal/or by mail.  Eligibility will be determined by the Committee.

1.     The NJATC Aptitude Test (including Algebra and Function and a Reading Comprehension test) (see: www.njatc.org website for more information)

2.     Oral interview only if a qualifying score is achieved on the aptitude test.

Duties:

The Apprentice Electrician works directly under the supervision of and assists a qualified Journeyman Electrician in installing or maintaining a variety of approved wiring methods for distribution of electrical light, heat, power, radio and signaling utilization systems in existing or new buildings under construction of residential, commercial and industrial occupancies; including street and highway lighting, traffic signal and other outdoor above and below grade installations.

Minimum Requirements:  Each applicant must:

  1. Be 18 years of age or older, with proof of identification, such as a drivers’ license or identification card issued by the D.M.V. (Must have a valid drivers’ license at time of indenture).
  2. Be a High School graduate or equivalent.
  3. Have completed one full year (2 semesters) of algebra in High School or one semester of algebra in College or Adult School with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  4. Applicants will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
  5. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

What to turn in on the date you make application:

  1. Proof of identification.
  2. An official sealed copy of your High School Transcripts signed by the Registrar’s Office (No Diplomas) or an official GED certificate which must include your graduation date and proof of meeting the algebra requirement. If you did not take algebra in High School, you must also provide your College or Adult School Transcripts as proof of meeting the algebra requirement. The burden of proof is the applicant’s responsibility. (NJATC online Tech Math Course will meet the algebra requirement)  NO EXCEPTIONS.
  3. All records must be presented in English.

You can mail or hand deliver the transcripts prior to making application to the:

Electrical Training Center, 1255 Muir Road, Martinez, CA 94553.

Please call IBEW Local Union 302 at 925/228-2302 if you have any questions.

** Unless canceled at will of the Committee for cause. Additional dates may be added.

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

SOUND AND COMMUNICATION APPRENTICESHIP APPLICATIONS

Wage & Fringe Benefits: $13.27 to $16.84 per hour to start, depending on location, as per IBEW/NECA Collective Bargaining Agreement (as of 12/01/11), with periodic advancement. Medical & Retirement benefits are provided as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, based on hours worked.

Characteristics of the Trade ~ Apprentice will typically be under the supervision of a Sound and Communication Installer/Technician at all times. The trade requires physical effort on the part of the apprentice to do climbing, crawling, crouching, lifting, use motorized tools, electronic test equipment and work in cramped quarters. Wiring is frequently color-coded for connecting purposes; therefore the worker cannot be colorblind. Mechanical ability and finger dexterity is essential. Work may be performed indoors or outdoors, in new and old construction environments.

Program Scope ~ In order to achieve Installer status, the 3-year Apprenticeship Agreement requires the Apprentice to complete 480 classroom hours of Related Supplemental Instruction, (4 weeks per year), and 4800 hours of On-The-Job training, through exposure to the following work processes: Wire and Cable Installation, Splicing and Termination, Component Installation, Testing, Commissioning, and Start-up, Maintenance and Service.

Individuals who can show that they meet the conditions listed below, after making a qualified application, will be afforded an oral interview by the JATC. Once interviewed, an applicant shall remain active on the Eligible Applicant List, subject to selection, for a period of two (2) calendar years from the date of interview.

Minimum Requirements ~ Qualifications for Applicants

1. Must be 17 years of age to apply; 18 years of age at time of selection and indenture. Valid photo I.D. required (Must have a valid drivers’ license at time of indenture)

2. Complete an application form, accurately responding to all questions, including statements indicating you are:

a. Physically and mentally able to safely perform or learn to safely perform essential functions of the job

b. Able to get to and from work at job sites, as assigned

c. Able and willing to attend all Related Supplemental Instruction, as required

d. Able to climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, poles and towers of various heights

e. Able to crawl and work in cramped spaces such as attics, manholes and crawlspaces

f. Able to read, hear and understand instructions and warnings.

g. Show evidence of successful completion of: one full year (2 semesters) of High School Algebra or one semester of College Elementary Algebra with a minimum grade of "C" or equivalent or provide evidence of having successfully completed the NJATC Tech Math Course (available on-line at www.njatc.org). Pre-Algebra does not meet this requirement.

3. Be at least a high school graduate, or have a G.E.D., or have a two-year Associate Degree or higher

4. Provide official ("sealed") transcript(s) for high school and/or post high school education and training. G.E.D. records must be submitted, if applicable. All records and transcripts must be in English.

5. If a Veteran, submit form DD-214 for possible consideration of military training and/or experience, if applicable

6. Score "4" or higher, on the electrical trade’s aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research. The aptitude test includes reading comprehension and basic algebra (see: www.njatc.org website for more information).

7. Consent to Substance Abuse Screening.

8. Applications must be completed in-person, by the applicant, and may not be taken off-site. All required documentation must be provided by the applicant in order to complete a "qualified" application

See below for Application Locations, Dates, and Times

View Sound and Communications Apprentice Application Announcement

NorCal S&C JATC does not discriminate in its educational and admissions policies on the basis of Age, Sex, Race, Creed, Color, National Origin, or Disability.

Sound & Communication Application Locations, Dates, and Times

Note: Call to Verify Date and Time

Application dates and times may change.

Call site to verify official dates and times.

IBEW Local 302

1875 Arnold Drive

Martinez, CA 94553

(925) 228-2302

2nd Tuesday of each month

From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

NorCal S&C JATC

911 Bern Ct. Suite 100

San Jose, CA 95112

(408) 453-3101

2nd Wednesday of each month

From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Alameda County Electrical Training Center

3033 Alvarado Street

San Leandro, CA 94577

(510) 351-5282

2nd Wednesday of each month

From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

San Francisco Electrical Training Facility

4056 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94112

(415) 587-2500

2nd Wednesday of each month

From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Fresno Area Electrical Training Center

5420 East Hedges Avenue

Fresno, CA 93727

(559) 251-5174

Each Wednesday

From 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(Closed noon – 1:00 PM)

Solano – Napa Electrical JATC

720-A Technology Way

Napa, CA 94558

(707) 251-0315

2nd Wednesday of each month

From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Tri-County Electrical JATC

10300 Merritt Street

Castroville, CA 95012

(831) 633-3063

Tuesday thru Thursday

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

(Closed 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM)

Santa Clara County Electrical JATC

908 Bern Court

San Jose, CA 95112

(408) 453-1022

2nd Wednesday of each month

From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Sacramento Area Electrical Training Center

2836 El Centro Road

Sacramento, CA 95833

(916) 646-6688

Monday thru Thursday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

(Closed 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM)

Santa Rosa Electrical Training Center

1700 Corby Avenue, Suite F

Santa Rosa, CA 95407

(707) 523-3837

1st Thursday of each month

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

IBEW Local 595

6250 Village Parkway

Dublin, CA 94568

(925) 556-0595

2nd Tuesday of each month

From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

San Joaquin & Calaveras Counties Elec. JATC

1531 El Pinal Drive

Stockton, CA 95205

(209) 462-0751

3rd Wednesday of each month

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

San Mateo Electrical JATC

625 Industrial Road

San Carlos, CA 94070

(650) 591-5217

2nd Wednesday of each month

From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Northern California /NV Lineman JATC open  Until April 30, 2013 for Applications




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