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Apprenticeship

Journeyman Wireman

APPLICATIONS: The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of IBEW Local 351 accept applications for first year Electrical Apprentices once a year after being advertised online and in print. Applications must be completed, in person, at Local 351 JATC, 1125 Black Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037. Call 609-561-8515 for more information.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: All applicants shall be a minimum of 19 years of age and have a valid drivers license. Applicants must complete application form (available at the local 351 JATC office there is a $20.00 application fee). Applicants must provide a Copy of their Birth Certificate, Official High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate, and proof of a passing grade in Algebra I either high school or post high school, the NJATC math course will also be accepted.  All official transcripts are to be sent directly from school to JATC OFFICE.

APTITUDE TEST: Required for all applicants. Needed to qualify for oral interview.

NONDISCRIMINATION: The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of Local 351 IBEW, in the conduct of its apprenticeship program, admits apprentices of any race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to all applicants.

DRUG TESTING: All applicants must undergo a drug test before entry; the cost of test to be borne by the JATC.

PROCESSING FEE: There will be a non-refundable $20.00 charge for processing of all applications payable at time of application.

Additional information is available at time of application. As an apprentice in this apprenticeship and training program you may be required to report for on-the job training assignments anywhere within the employment jurisdiction of the JATC, the geographic jurisdiction, by county of the JATC is as follows:

  • New Jersey – The counties of: Atlantic, Camden , Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem, and parts of Burlington.

Telecommunications

APPLICATIONS: The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of IBEW Local 351 accept applications for first year Telecommunications Apprentices on a year round basis. Applications must be completed, in person, at Local 351 JATC, 1125 Black Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037. Call 609-561-8515 for more information.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:  All applicants shall be a minimum of 19 years of age and have a valid drivers license. Applicants must complete application form (available at the local 351 JATC office there is a $20.00 application fee). Applicants must provide a Copy of their Birth Certificate, Official High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate, and proof of a passing grade in Algebra I either high school or post high school, the NJATC math course will also be accepted.  All official transcripts are to be sent directly from school to JATC OFFICE.

APTITUDE TEST: Required for all applicants. Needed to qualify for oral interview.

NONDISCRIMINATION: The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of Local 351 IBEW, in the conduct of its apprenticeship program, admits apprentices of any race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to all applicants.

DRUG TESTING: All applicants must undergo a drug test before entry; the cost of test to be borne by the JATC.

PROCESSING FEE: There will be a non-refundable $20.00 charge for processing of all applications payable at time of application.

Additional information is available at time of application. As an apprentice in this apprenticeship and training program you may be required to report for on-the job training assignments anywhere within the employment jurisdiction of the JATC, the geographic jurisdiction, by county of the JATC is as follows:

New Jersey – The counties of: Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem, and parts of Burlington.


Lineman

The NEAT program prepares apprentices for the challenges and rewards of a career in the Outside Electrical Industry as a Journeyman Lineman member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (I.B.E.W.) – building and maintaining power line systems throughout Northeastern United States 

and the nation.

Apprentices learn through on-the-job training, at-home study and classroom instruction. NEAT is an Area Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (A.J.A.T.C.) program based onNational Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (N.J.A.T.C.) curriculum and consists of:

  • 7,000 hours of study, training and examinations; and
  • Approximately 3-1/2 years of instruction and training.

Earn College Credit
College credit is available to graduates of the apprenticeship program, who can receive 25 semester hours of college credit through the American Council on Education that can be applied toward continued college education.

  • You must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver’s license, receive a qualifying score on the NJATC Aptitude Test and be physically fit.
  • Upon completion of the above qualifications you will be scheduled for a personal interview.
  • You must be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.
  • You must be willing to work away from home anywhere within your local union jurisdiction and occasionally beyond.
  • You must learn to climb. You will be required to furnish your own climbing tools.
  • You must be able to function as a part of a highly skilled team, dependent on each other for safety and achievement.
  • You should like the outdoors.
  • You should like working with your head and your hands; the work is sometimes hazardous and strenuous.
  • You should have “perseverance” in order to complete your training program.
  • Once in this work for a year, virtually all apprentices say they are enthusiastic about the work and would not do any other kind of work.

 

Apply online at www.neat1968.org

 

Download the apprentice brochure by clicking here http://www.neat1968.org/brochure.pdf