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Apprentice

Job type:Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Description:

Apprentice electricians are people who are on their first step toward becoming fully licensed and capable journeyman electricians. Apprentices learn theory, mathematics, how to read blueprints and schematics, state and local electrical codes, safety and more.

  • Assist in installing EMT raceways.
  • Assist in installing EMT conduit racks.
  • Assist in underground PVC installation.
  • Assist in doing basic wire make ups
  • Assist installing light fixtures
  • Assist installing 120-volt outlets and single pole switches
  • Assist hang cable tray
  • Assist installation of MC cable
  • Assist wire pulling
  • Helping set up wire pulls
Length of Apprenticeship: 4 Years (160 hours of classroom training per year)
 
On The Job Training (OJT): 8,000 Hours
Institute (day) classes are held one week a month for three months in October-December/January or February-April, in addition to weekly on-line assignments. During that time you will be gaining 8,000 hours of on the job training. You, as an apprentice, are paid on a progressive wage scale throughout your apprenticeship based on performance. Price Electric reviews each employee every six months. You will be given merit increase in pay based on performance and level in the apprenticeship. Once you complete your classes and 8,000 hours of OJT you will be able to take the State License Journeyman's Exam.

Starting salary:
$10-$12/hr

Company benefits:
Medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401K, PTO, Paid Holidays, GI Assistance Available, clothing allowance, tool allowance, fitness membership, Paid Apprentice program, company events, Flex dependent care, Per Diem The company will contribute the following to Apprenticeship Schooling: 100% of class fees for receiving an A 80% of class fees for receiving a B 50% of class fees for receiving a C

High school courses important to the position:
General Courses: math & reading comprehension, any construction trade courses

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
School Diploma or GED

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Problem solving Relationship building Innovative thinking Communication & listening Dependability Basic knowledge of the names of tooling and material. Know how to do basic hand bending. Know how to use core drills Basic troubleshooting skills Basic understanding of circuitry numbering

Advancement opportunities in the company:
Apprentice-Leadman-Journeyman-Foreman Construction Manager-Project Manager-Field Supervisor Division Manager Prefab/Shop Administrative/Accounting/Estimation Maintenance-Marketing-HR

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