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New York State Department of Labor

Electricians Recruit Apprentices

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Pearl River, NY (January 17, 2017) -

USIS Electric, Inc. will conduct a recruitment from February 21, 2017 through February 21, 2018 for 24 electrician apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that the 24 openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for three recruitment regions – the Hudson Valley, Long Island, and New York City regions.

Applications will be available at USIS Electric, Inc., 35 West Jefferson Avenue, Pearl River, NY, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.  Applicants must apply in person.  Applications must be received no later than February 21, 2018.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED), including one year of high school algebra.
  • Must verbally attest to be physically able to perform the work of the trade, which may include:
    • Pulling cable.
    • Lifting up to 50 pounds.
    • Carrying 25 pounds.
    • Climbing ladders.
    • Standing 90% of the day.
  • Must verbally attest to have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or USIS Electric, Inc. at (845) 358-7755.

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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