Job Training Opportunity
The Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust is a joint partnership between The Alaska Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors
Association and The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1547.
WEBSITE FOR THE DETAILS: https://alaskaelectricalapprenticeship.org/ OR CALL: 907-337-9508
To Apply You Must:
– Be 18 years of age at the time of your interview
– Possess a valid AK Driver’s License
– Submit a current copy of your driving record
– Have a High School Diploma, GED Certificate or higher degree
– Obtain an official (sealed) copy of your high school transcripts
– Have completed 2 semesters of Algebra 1 with a grade of ‘C’ or better, the ONLINE TECH MATH COURSE, or the Work Keys
Placement test at any STATE OF ALASKA JOB CENTER with a score of 6 or higher
– Pay a $25.00 Application Fee
Once these requirements are met, an application form may be submitted and accepted for an interview.
Note: Submitting an application is only the first step in qualifying for apprenticeship.
The inside wireman does the electrical work on industrial, commercial, and private structures and installations. Work consists of installing conduit,
wire, distribution and service panels, lighting fixtures, motors and controls. Much of the work may be outside, in all kinds of weather, and involve
reading of plans, codes, and specifications. School consists of an initial six to seven week session, with four additional sessions approximately
once every year. Classes are held eight hours a day, five days a week, at the Electrical Training Centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks.
There is a total of 1400 hours of class-related training.
The outside lineman is responsible for the distribution and transmission of high voltage power from the generation system to substations or occupancies.
This is done either on poles or underground, in all kinds of weather. Their work requires good physical strength and the ability to work in a team effort.
Outside Power Lineman: School consists of an initial eight-week session with two additional eight-week sessions during on-the-job training. The classes
are held eight hours a day, five days a week, at the Electrical Training Centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks.
There is a total of 960 hours of class-related training.
A communications worker works with and installs communications equipment in the fields of line construction (outside plant), splicing (construction and maintenance),
installation and repair (residential and commercial), central office and customer owned premise equipment. The work is often in confined spaces and highly technical.
It will also involve working outside in adverse conditions or handling heavy conductors and equipment. Regardless of the field of communications you choose to
specialize in, all telephone workers and apprentices must learn to climb poles and work at heights. School consists of an initial eight-week session with three additional
eight-week sessions during on-the-job training. Classes are held eight hours a day, five days a week, at the Electrical Training Centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks.
There is a total of 1280 hours of class-related training.