ELECTRICIAN

Limited Energy Technician

Electricians work in all phases of the electrical construction and service industry. They work on projects ranging from single-family residences to state-of-the-art industrial plants. The Limited Energy Technicians install and maintain fiber optics, telephone systems,
sound and fire alarm systems, LAN and structured wiring systems.

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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 math 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 and I-9 Documents
  • Take the Electrical Training ALLIANCE Aptitude Test
  • Interview scheduled
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
  • 4,800 hours / 3 years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 200 hours of education each year through 
Wages
  • Start at 54.62% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 800 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$17.30 + 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 pass drug screen test
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Submit application at local training facility
  • $50 application fee
  • Provide copy of driver’s license, DD214, I-9 Documents, transcripts, proof of math completion
  • Take aptitude test
  • Interview scheduled
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
  • 4,800 hours / 3 years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 160 hours of education each year at local training facility  
Wages
  • Start at 55% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 800 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$15.58 + 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 with $50 application fee to receive application
  • Submit application to local training facility
  • Provide DD214, sealed transcripts, 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
  • 4,800 hours / 3 years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 165 hours of education each year at local training facility
Wages
  • Start at 55% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 800 hours of on-the-job training (approx. 6 months) plus required schooling.
  • Full 100% journeyperson’s pay after completing the program.
Starting Hourly Base Rate:
$15.47 + 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.