IBEW 466 – Charleston

Apprenticeship Opportunities

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IBEW Local 466 JATC

802 Indiana Street
Charleston WV 25302

(304) 345-5166

Apprenticeship Coordinator: Dustin Vaughan

IBEW 466 – Charleston

Electrical Apprenticeship Opportunity
The Charleston Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee will accept apprenticeship applications from 8:30AM until 4:30PM Mon-Fri, Starting January 3rd and ending March 4th.  Applications will be accepted at the Charleston JATC Bldg. located at 810 Indiana Ave. Charleston, WV  25302
The application must be filled out at the JATC office.  Read the latest notice
To meet minimum qualifications for application to the apprenticeship an applicant must:

Be a minimum of 17 years of age to apply and 18 years of age at the time of indenture.
Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the trade.
Provide proof of high school graduation Diploma, or have a GED.
Show evidence of successful completion of:  one full year of high school algebra with a passing grade, or one post high school algebra course with a passing grade. (If an applicant does not have a passing grade in an accredited one year algebra class they may contact the local board of education to enroll in an evening adult algebra class, or enroll in an accredited online course such as the following)  http://www.njatc.utk.edu/techmath.htm
Provide an official transcript of high school and post high school education and training.  All GED records must be submitted if applicable.
Submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if they are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training/experience.
Qualify for interview using the electrical trade’s aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research. Information about preparing for the aptitude test can be found at http://www.electricprep.com (test will be scheduled for you after application)
Present evidence that they possess a valid driver’s license.
Individuals who can verify (proper documentation required) that they have worked a minimum of four thousand (4000) hours specifically in the electrical construction trade, do not need to meet the requirements of items (3) and (4).
At time of Application, there is an application fee of $20.00

Each applicant must provide the materials listed from 1 thru 10 at the time they come in to fill out an application or they will be placed on a waiting list and the application process will not move forward until application is complete.
The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender orientation), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are and individual with a disability or a person 40 years or older.  The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.
Applicants, who meet all basic requirements and are a resident of one of the counties listed below, will be interviewed by the JATC.  Apprentices will be selected in order of their ranking.
JURISDICTION:  In Zone 1 (Charleston area) Boone, Braxton, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Gilmer, Kanawha, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Summers, Webster, and Wyoming Counties. 
In Zone 2 (Bluefield/Princeton area) the counties of Monroe, McDowell, Mercer, and Greenbrier and in VA they are Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Giles, Grayson, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe Counties. 
Dustin Vaughan
CEJATC Director

The Recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.  The JATC will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunities in apprenticeship and training and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the code of federal regulations, Part 30.