CT Code update!

Saturday August 14th 8am to 12pm, we shall be putting on our CT 2021 Code update class! Sign up here! The update will be located at the new IBEW Meeting Hall, 95 Liberty Street Springfield MA 01104

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Teaching Positions Available

We need 3rd, 4th, 5th year instructors!

See the below positions available, send a resume and any documents to be considered to mleary@local7jatc.com subject: Teaching Position x-Year

Position openings will close June 25th 2021. Interview & selection will take place shortly there after, with orientation to follow

Electrical Apprenticeship seeks 5th Year instructor for evening, 5:30-9:00 pm, September-May. Will be instructing apprentices in Codes And Practices, Building Automation, Photovoltaics And Other Classes. Foreman Experience Will Help but is not required.

Electrical Apprenticeship seeks 4th Year instructor for evening, 5:30-9:00 pm, September-May. Will be instructing apprentices in Motor control, Advanced Blueprints, Health care & Hazardous locations, and other classes.

Electrical Apprenticeship seeks 3rd Year instructor for evening, 5:30-9:00 pm, September-May. Will be instructing apprentices in Fire Alarm, Grounding and Bonding, Blueprints, Rigging and Hoisting, and other classes.

For all positions available:

Basic Computer Skills required to Navigate the Curriculum, Track Grades and attendance. You Will have to speak in front of large groups on a nightly basis.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: Starting at current Journeyman pay rate hourly

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Must Hold A Valid MA Electrical License.
  • Must be knowledgeable in hands-on applications

Work Location:

  • Training Center Located at 95 Liberty St Springfield MA

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Must be willing and able to attend training virtually and/or out of state yearly, $1/hr increase per year of training. 5 year cap.

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Tables chairs and desks!

JATC furniture liquidation!

The JATC is giving away all tables, chairs, and desks from the Good Will Training Center. Tables are black 8’x3′ with folding legs. Black plastic folding chairs. Orange plastic stacking chairs. Desks with and without double file draws. First come first serve, please email mleary@local7jatc.com for updated inventory and pick up time arrangements! Must be picked up before June 25th 2021! Available to all IBEW Local 7 Membership

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Thank You!

With the last Virtual Information Session on 1-22-2021, we officially close the 2020-21 application cycle. We are EXCITED to have so many well qualified candidates interested in our Apprenticeship opportunities! If you attended an information session and did NOT receive an email with the next steps, please call Training Director Melissa Leary at (413) 737-2253 before February 12th, 2021.

For those who have missed the Virtual Information Sessions for the 2020-21 application cycle: We will be starting a new application cycle in Fall 2021! Please keep an eye on our website in late Summer 2021 for updates on our 2021-22 Application cycle! We look forward to the future opportunities to meet candidates.

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Information Sessions

Zoom dates/links

When: Dec 9, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting: Click here

When: Dec 15, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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When: Jan 4, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS AM SESSION

When: Jan 13, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS PM SESSION

When: Jan 13, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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When: Jan 18, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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When: Jan 22, 2021 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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How Can I Become An Apprentice?

There are 6 basic steps you must complete to get into the apprenticeship program.

  1. Attend an Informational Session: Informational Sessions are held each month from September through January. Wages, school hours, school location, dues, benefits, types of work performed, and cost to the apprentice will be discussed along with answering any questions that may arise.NOTE: Please see the calendar or review the upcoming events list for Informational Session dates. Informational Session dates will be posted at the end of August 2016.
  2. Complete the checklist of required documents needed to apply: this checklist is handed out at the end of the Informational Session.
  3. Once your checklist is completed you may call the JATC office for an appointment to fill out an application.
  4. You are now qualified to take our aptitude test. You will be scheduled to take the test late winter/early spring.
  5. If you score a 4 or better on the 1-9 scale on the aptitude test you will qualify for an oral interview: you will be scheduled to interview early in the spring.
  6. You will be ranked on the average of the 8 scores from the interview panel and possibly accepted into the program.

Some of the basic requirements for becoming an apprentice are:

1. Minimum age 18
2. High School Education or GED
3. One Year of High School Algebra
4. Qualifying Score on an Aptitude Test
5. Drug Free
6. Drivers License
7. Resume

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