International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 288 Electrical Apprentice in WATERLOO, Iowa
Northern Iowa JATC Apprenticeship The NECA-IBEW 288 Electrical JATC offers a five-year apprenticeship program, which combines both on the job and related classroom training. If accepted into the apprenticeship program, apprentices must complete a minimum of 8,000 on the job training hours before becoming a Journeyman Wireman. Apprentices are also required to complete 5 years of school.Duties and Responsibilities:The Inside Wiremaniinstalls and maintains all the various types of electrical systems found in commercial and industrial facilities.i Equipment used may include lighting, receptacles, motors, heating equipment, and systems that control the operation of all of facility's energy usage.Our trained Inside Wireman perform installation and maintenance for commercial office buildings and all complexes, including petrochemical, pulp and paper plants, oil refineries, power houses, retail stores, hospitals, and manufacturing plants.Types of work include:Electrical Power and Lightning SystemsPower Distribution and Metering SystemsMotor Control and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)Building Automation SystemsEnergy Management SystemsPackaging Systems, Manufacturing Systems, Refining SystemsBackup Power Generation SystemsUninterruptible Power Supply SystemsRequirements:Must be physically and mentally able to learn to safely perform essential functions of the job.Must be able to get to and from work at job sites anywhere within the geographical area that this apprenticeship program covers. Must be able and willing to attend all related classroom training as required to complete their apprenticeship. Must be able to climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, poles and towers of various heights. Must be able to crawl and work in confined spaces such as attics, manholes, trenches, and crawlspaces. Must be able to regularly lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds. On occasion, lift objects weighing above 50 pounds. Must be able to work in extreme hot and cold temperature conditions. Must be able to visually distinguish between colors.Must be able to operate two-handed power equipment. Must be able to read, hear and understand instructions and warnings in English. Applicants selected for apprenticeship must have personal access to a PC or laptop and reliable internet access is needed to complete homework assignments. (no exceptions) Must be able to pass a drug screen, medical evaluation and job task assessment upon being selected into the apprenticeship program.Must be at least 18 years of age prior to program start date.