Jamestown, NY (December 03, 2012) -
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local Union #106, will conduct a recruitment from December 12, 2012 through November 27, 2013 for five electrician apprentices and two residential electrician apprentices, State Labor Commissioner, Peter M. Rivera announced today.
Applications may be obtained at the Local Union #106, 322 James Avenue, Jamestown, NY from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.
The Committee requires that applicants:
- Must be at least 17 years old (18 at time of indenture).
- Must have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D) with a passing grade in high school algebra, or post-high school algebra.
- Must be physically able to perform the work required as determined by a physical exam, including a drug test, at the JATC's expense, if accepted into the program.
- Must be able to climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, poles and towers of various heights.
- Must be able to crawl and work in confined spaces such as attics, manholes and crawl spaces.
- Must be able to read, hear, and understand instructions and warnings.
- Must have a driver's license - apprentices will be required to operate company vehicles.
- Must be able and willing to get to and from various job sites and attend all related classroom instruction.
- Must have lived within the local's geographic jurisdiction for at least one year. The jurisdiction includes: Entire County of Chautauqua; Allegheny County townships of Alma, *Amity, *Angelica,*Belfast, Bolivar, *Caneadea, Centerville, Clarksville, Cuba, Friendship, Genesee, New Hudson, Rushford, *Scio and Wirt (*that portion west of the Genesee River; Cattaraugus County townships of Allegheny, Carrolton, Cold Spring, Conewango, Dayton, Elko, Great Valley, Hinsdale, Humphrey, Ischua, Leon, Little Valley, Napoli, Olean, Portville, Red House, Randolph, Salamanca, South Valley).
- Must obtain a score of "5" or higher on the NJATC Aptitude Battery Test.
- Veterans who wish to receive credit for military training and experience must submit their DD214 after acceptance into the program
For further information, applicants should contact their local New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #106 at 716-484-9449.
Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.