Training Director opening

The IBEW Local 7 JATC is now accepting resumes and cover letters for the position of JATC Training Director.  Applicants must be members of the Local 7 or signatory contractors and preferably would have gone through the program themselves.  This position requires strong communication skills, computer skills and the ability to travel.    

The Training Director will be fielding many phone calls and emails on a daily basis from apprentices needing assistance with various things.  This person must be extremely organized and be able to manage their time wisely and be able to demonstrate strong administrative abilities as this position is mainly utilizing trade specific programs and integrating information from these programs to state websites. 

To be considered for the position, please forward your cover letter detailing your qualifications and reasons why you feel you would be the best candidate along with your resume to JATC7Board@gmail.com  by August 19,2022.  Resumes will be reviewed and interviews conducted shortly after. 

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Teaching Positions Available

We need a 3rd year instructor and Subs!

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

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

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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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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