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wireman (electrician) apprentice
Applications for the Sacramento and Shasta-Butte Area Electrical Apprenticeships can be completed in person at the Sacramento Area Electrical Training Center on Wednesdays between the hours of 8 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m. or online at www.340jatc.org.
Electricians perform many tasks such as dig/work in trenches; carry materials/tools; use hand/power tools; move heavy electrical equipment; lift/position/fasten/ electrical equipment; work at various heights from ladders, scaffolds, suspension systems; crawl under floors and work in attics; work indoors or out sometimes in extremes of hot or cold, wet or dry weather; and install/troubleshoot/repair motors, transformers, electrical fixtures, and conduit.
Complete an application form,
Be at least 18 years old or older,
Provide two (2) forms of identification: A valid driver’s license or state identification card and one (1) of the following: Social Security card, birth certificate, or current U.S. Passport.
Provide a copy of high school diploma, college degree, or GED certificate
Provide an official transcript with the school’s seal showing:
Other methods to qualify:
Apply as above (steps 1, 2, & 3 only) and document work of a minimum of two-thousand (2000) hours specifically in the electrical construction industry. You may download the documentation worksheet from our website. 2000 + Hour Summary Worksheet
Military veterans: Apply as above (steps 1, 2, & 3 only) and provide a DD-214 with a date of separation within the last 5 years. You can upload the DD214 directly to your online application.
Test: Applicants will be notified of a date to take the NJATC Aptitude Test. There is a test fee of $25. The Test takes approximately 2˝ hours to complete and consists of Algebra, Technical Mathematics, and Reading Comprehension. Applicants will be notified of their test results. An applicant who does not pass the test may apply to re-test after 6 months have elapsed.
Interview: Applicants who pass the Aptitude Test will be scheduled for an in-person interview. Each applicant will be scored individually based upon their application, test result, and interview. The overall score will determine each applicant’s ranking in the pool of qualified candidates.
Selection: Applicants will be selected in order of their ranking. Prior to being indentured, each applicant will be required to provide satisfactory results of a physical examination and a drug test provided by the JATC.