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May 19, 2018

Applications:  The Richmond Electricians' JATC inside wireman apprenticeship is for training construction electricians for the IBEW Local Electricians Union and Atlantic Coast Chapter, National Electrical Contractors Association, Inc.  In order to apply you must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Age – 17 years of age or older

  1. Valid Driver’s License

  1. High School diploma or a GED. (One year of Algebra is recommended or successful completion of a Tech Math course)

  1. Good Health and physically fit for the trade

Applications are taken in person only on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Richmond Electricians’ Training Center, between the times of 9:00am – 11:00am and 1:00pm – 3:00pm. There will be a $20.00 processing fee.

Items to bring with you:  Driver's License, Social Security Card OR Birth Certificate, Official School Transcripts, and $20.00. 

           Richmond Electricians’ JATC             
11255 Air Park Road     
Ashland, VA 23005-3436

Candidates for apprenticeship are selected strictly on the basis of achievement, aptitude and interest; without regard to race, creed, national origin or sex.

 Indentured Apprenticeship Acceptance Procedure:
  1. Completed Application
  2. Successful completion of JATC testing in Algebra and Reading Comprehension or 4000 hours documented work experience in the trade.
  3. Successful interview by Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
  4. Pass the pre-employment drug screening test

Indentured apprentice wages based upon a percentage of the journeyman's hourly wage rate and advancements are made during the four years of apprenticeship.

Current hourly wage rate:    JOURNEYMAN WIREMAN
                                                                $31.46 per hour
                                                 Wages INCLUDE:
              *PAID BY THE CONTRACTOR*
                                           Family Health Insurance
                                                              Full Pension Benefits 
Interval         School Year        Percentage       Rate 
1st                   First                    50%               $15.73
2nd                  First                    55%               $17.30
3rd                 Second                 60%               $18.88
4th                  Third                   66%               $20.76
5th                 Fourth                  72%               $22.65
6th                 Fifth                     80%               $25.17

An apprentice works under the direction of a competent journeyman who teaches the trade in the shop and at the job site.

Classes are one day per week (from 1:00pm - 7:00pm)

Instructors are capable, practical journeymen selected from the industry by the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee.

It is against the law for a sponsor of an apprenticeship program to discriminate against an apprenticeship applicant or apprentice based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, age (40 years or older except the applicant must be 17 years of age to apply), Genetic information, or disability.
Richmond Electricians' JATC
11255 Air Park Road
Ashland, Virginia 23005-3436

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