ELECTRICIAN

Limited Energy Technician

Union

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.

SELECT AN APPRENTICESHIP LOCATION

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Local 48
Step 1: Verify Eligibility

Required Qualifications
  • 18 years of age
  • Physically able
  • High School diploma/GED
  • High School algebra or equivalent
  • Photo ID
  • Must pass drug screen test and background check
Step 2: Apply
Apply
  • Pre-application orientation: third Tuesday of every month 1600-1700 (not required)
  • Submit application at local training facility during posted openings
  • $30 application fee
  • Provide photo ID, 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 48
Apprenticeship
  • 6,000 hours / 3½ years on-the-job training
  • Minimum of 160 hours of education each year at local training facility
Wages
  • Start at 50% of current journeyperson’s rate.
  • Gain 5-10% pay increase after every 860 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:
$17.52 + 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 73
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
  • Complete application request form
  • Submit application at local training facility
  • $35 application fee
  • Provide copy of DD214, sealed transcripts, proof of math completion, and I-9 Documents: driver’s license, birth certificate, social security card
  • 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 73
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:
$14.44 + 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 112
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 weekdays 0830-1130 & 1330-1630
  • $40 application fee
  • Provide copy of DD214, sealed transcripts, proof of math completion, and I-9 Documents: driver’s license, birth certificate
  • 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 112
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:
$15.65 + Benefits + Optional Housing Allowance
Housing allowance can be found using the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

SEARCH SCHOOL NAMELU 112-NECA ELECTRICAL JATC

 

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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.