ELECTRICIAN

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Electricians work in all phases of the electrical construction and service industry including both installation and maintenance. Inside Wiremen install conduits and wiring in small and large commercial installations up to and including high-rise buildings.

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Local 46
Step 1: Verify Eligibility

Required Qualifications
  • 18 years of age
  • Physically able
  • High School diploma/GED
  • High School algebra or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Possess laptop with Windows® and internet access
  • Must pass drug screen test and background check
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Email DD214 to michelle@psejatc.org
  • Apply online
  • $50 application fee
  • Provide copy of driver’s license, sealed transcripts, proof of math completion, and I-9 Documents
  • Take the Electrical Training ALLIANCE Aptitude Test
  • Interview with training committee
Applicant Pool
  • Placed in pool of eligible applicants
  • Ranked based on interview, testing, work experience, and training

* Due to the high volume of applicants the process can take 3 to 5 months. *
** Providing DD-214 may qualify applicant for interview and waiver of education and testing requirements **

Step 3: Start with local 46
Apprenticeship
  • 8,000 hours / 5 years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 200 hours of education each year through   
Wages
  • Start at 40% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-15% pay increase after every 1,000-1,500 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6-9 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$19.02 + Benefits + Optional Housing Allowance
Housing allowance can be found using the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Local 76
Step 1: Verify Eligibility

Required Qualifications
  • 18 years of age
  • Physically able
  • High School diploma/GED
  • High School algebra, math placement test, or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must have internet access
  • Must pass drug screen test
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Submit application at local training facility
  • $50 application fee
  • Provide copy of driver’s license, DD214, sealed transcripts, proof of math completion, and I-9 Documents
  • Take aptitude test
  • Interview with training committee
Applicant Pool
  • Placed in pool of eligible applicants
  • Ranked based on interview, testing, work experience, and training

* Due to the high volume of applicants the process can take 3 to 5 months. *
** Providing DD-214 may qualify applicant for interview and waiver of education and testing requirements **

Step 3: Start with local 76
Apprenticeship
  • 8,000 hours / 5 years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 192 hours of education each year at local training facility
Wages
  • Start at 40% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 1,000-1,500 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6-9 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$15.73 + Benefits + Optional Housing Allowance
Housing allowance can be found using the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Local 191
Step 1: Verify Eligibility

Required Qualifications
  • 18 years of age
  • Physically able
  • High School diploma/GED
  • High School algebra, math placement test, or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must pass drug screen test
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Submit application request form to local training facility with $50 application fee to receive application
  • Submit application to local training facility
  • Provide DD214, sealed transcripts, proof of math completion, I-9 Documents, and additional documents as required
  • Take aptitude test
  • Interview with training committee
Applicant Pool
  • Placed in pool of eligible applicants
  • Ranked based on interview, testing, work experience, and training

* Due to the high volume of applicants the process can take 3 to 5 months. *
** Providing DD-214 may qualify applicant for interview and waiver of education and testing requirements **

Step 3: Start with local 191
Apprenticeship
  • 8,000 hours / 5 years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 200 hours of education each year at local training facility
Wages
  • Start at 40% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 10% pay increase after every 1,000-1,500 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6-12 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$17.38 + Benefits + Optional Housing Allowance
Housing allowance can be found using the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

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Calculate Starting Pay With GI Bill ®

Estimated Wage Calculator

All calculations based on a 160 hours/month work schedule.

*Contact union local for updated wage information.

GI Bill Usage Breakdown:
100% – 1-6 months
80% – 6-12 months
60% – 12-18 months
40% – 18-24 months
20% – 24-30 months
*Usage Optional
Eligible veterans in an approved Apprenticeship Program can use their GI Bill® benefit and receive a tax-free stipend on a monthly basis. The Post 9/11 GI Bill® stipend is the equivalent of the Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) of an E-5 with dependents (based on the zip code of the training facility) which is paid addition to normal wages. Refer to the chart below to understand how Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits are paid, or consult the VA website www.benefits.va.gov/gibill (Link) to see how other VA chapters are paid for Apprenticeship Training.