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New York State Department of Labor


Electricians Recruit Apprentices

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Jamestown, NY (December 19, 2019) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) for Electricians, Local Union #106, will conduct a recruitment from January 13, 2020 through January 8, 2021 (this recruitment has been postponed until further notice) for five Electrician apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be obtained at the JATC for Electricians, Local Union #106, 322 James Avenue, Jamestown, NY, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 17 years old (18 at time of enrollment in apprenticeship).
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED) with a passing grade in high school algebra or a post-high school algebra course.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work required as determined by a physical exam, including a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
  • 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 hear and understand verbal instructions and warnings.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. Apprentices may be required to operate company vehicles.
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various jobsites and required classes at the approved school.
  • Must be a resident, of at least one year, within the geographic jurisdiction of JATC for Electricians, Local Union #106. This includes:
    • The entire county of Chautauqua.
    • Allegheny County - The 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 - The townships of Allegheny, Carrolton, Cold Spring, Conewango, Dayton, Elko, Great Valley, Hinsdale, Humphrey, Ischua, Leon, Little Valley, Napoli, Olean, Portville, Red House, Randolph, Salamanca, and South Valley.
  • Must obtain a score of five or higher (out of a possible score of nine) on Electrical Training Alliance Aptitude Battery Test.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.

For further information, applicants should contact JATC for Electricians, Local Union #106 at (716) 484-9449. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see: https://www.labor.ny.gov/career-center-locator/location-list-all.php).

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.


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