Valid Photo Identification Card or Driver's License.
Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States. (birth certificate or social security card)
Applicants must provide proof of four years of high school or successfully passed General Education Diploma (GED) equivalent.
Applicants must be able to obtain a State of Texas Electrical Apprentice License. (www.tdlr.texas.gov)
Applicants must have transportation to work and school.
Applicant must be able to pass a drug test.
Male applicants must be registered with Selective Services or have proof of exemption.
Applicants shall be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others.
Additional Documentation (if applicable)
DD214 (if veteran)
High School Transcript (if any)
Letters of Recommendation from previous or present employers (if any)
Evidence of previous experience in the electrical field (if any)
Length of Apprenticeship:
Usually four years which includes a minimum of 8,000 of on-the-job training and a minimum of 576 hours of classroom work.
At this time, the starting wage is $13.00 per hour, with periodic raises based on the current wage scale.
Based on the interview score, applicants will be referred to a contractor member for a job interview and potential employment. -Employment is not guaranteed; however, if a contractor hires the applicant, the applicant will be registered to the Apprenticeship and Training Committee as soon as possible.
The cost to the apprentice is currently .52 cents per hour of on-the-job training. (Example 40 hours x .52 = $20.80)