Electrician Apprenticeship

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Applications for Apprenticeship are accepted anytime at our office from 8:00a.m. - 3:30p.m. Just bring along your high school transcripts and a picture ID.   Here is some additional Information:

 

 

APPLICANTS MUST APPEAR IN PERSON TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM.
All applications will be received and considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, creed, handicap, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, or membership in the military forces of the United States or this State.
Applicants are required to notify the Application Site of any changes in Address & Phone

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Work Description
Electricians plan, diagram, install and repair electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment such as switches, relays, circuits and breaker panels. They measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble and install electrical conduits, and pull wire through conduit. Electricians test circuits to ensure compatibility and safety of components.
 
Working Conditions
The work is indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions; may stand for long periods of time.
BASIC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR AN INTERVIEW:

 

1.  AGE:

 

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age before the Time of Assignment for an Apprenticeship and Furnish Proof of Age. 
(To Qualify: Copy of Birth Certificate or Valid Drivers License Required)

2.  EDUCATION:

Must be a High School Graduate or have attained a General Equivalency Diploma before the Time of Assignment for an Apprenticeship.
Final Semester High School Seniors are encouraged to apply.
(To Qualify: Copy of High School Transcripts is required and if applicable – GED Certificate.)

3. MINIMUM MATH:

Must have completed one (1) full year of high school Algebra with a passing grade of “C”, or one (1) post high school Algebra course with a passing grade of “C”. 

4. APTITUDE TEST:

Must attain established norms on the NJATC Apprentice Selection Test Battery.  (Developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research.)  Arrangements for testing are made by the Committee. 

5. PHYSICAL ABILITY:

Must present or sign a statement that he or she is physically able to perform electrical construction work with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Applicants who reach employable status must successfully pass a drug screen test before placement in the field.

6.  TRANSCRIPTS:

Must provide official transcript(s) of High School and (if minimum math documentation is listed elsewhere) post High School transcript showing courses and grades attained. 

Transcript must indicate Algebra or list classes that are equivalent to one full year of High School Algebra.  Applicant must provide a letter from the school confirming the class is an equivalent to the minimum Math requirement.

7.  LICENSE:

Must have the ability to get to school and work on a timely and consistent basis, anywhere within the committee’s jurisdiction.

All information MUST BE RECEIVED TO QUALIFY FOR AN INTERVIEW

 

 
Terms of Apprenticeship

5 year program

On-The-Job TrainingMinimum 8000 Hours

Paid Related InstructionMinimum 720 hours attending Paid Related Instruction.  Classes are attended one full day (eight hours) every week for the first two semesters, and one full day (eight hours) every two weeks (2) for the remaining six semesters during the school year.

Unpaid Related InstructionApprentices are required to attend a minimum of 200 hours of class instruction as designated by the Committee, on their own time.  This is usually accomplished in a night school setting.

Wages -The Electrical (Construction) Apprenticeship Program is divided into Ten (10) Pay Periods.  The wage at each level is a designated percentage of the Journeyworker Electrician’s Base Wage Rate.  Advancement to each subsequent level is determined by successful completion of hours and training acquired.

Each Applicant who meets all basic requirements will be interviewed by an Interview Committee.  The interviewers will consider: reliability, interest, attitude, judgment, cooperativeness, as well as other personal traits.  Applicants will be selected for the available apprentice vacancies in the order of ranking resulting from rating of interviews.

It is the intent of this Committee, in perpetuation of the basic skills required in the construction industry, to comply with all Federal and State Standards required in the selection and placement of apprentice applicants.  The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, creed, handicap, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, or membership in the military forces of the United States or this State.  The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 30, and all other applicable state laws.