ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS on Wednesdays only (9AM-4PM) beginning in January, 2018. ***Application Dates: January 3, January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31.***                  (Office Closed from 12PM-1PM). Last Date to Apply: January 31, 2018

 

The Limited Energy Technician JATC offers a 3-½ year apprenticeship program, which combines both on the job and related classroom training. Oregon-Columbia Chapter NECA and IBEW Local 48 sponsor this program.

Be sure to read the Limited Energy A Technician Application Requirements

If accepted into the apprentice program, apprentices are assigned to an electrical contractor for a minimum of 6000 OJT hours; there is no guarantee of 40 hours per week. Apprentices will complete a total of 7 terms of school; classes meet at the NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center.

Scholarships are granted for successful completion of schooling and satisfactory on-the-job performance.

A general description of work performed on the job includes preparation, layout from prints, installation and repair of the following low energy systems:

  
  • Voice, Data, Intercom, Nurse Call, Fire Alarm, Security, Paging, Audio/Visual, Controls


Apprentice wages are based on a percentage of the prevailing Limited Energy Technician rate ($32.78 per hour) in addition to benefits.


 

Pay Period
OJT Hours
Status
Percent
Payrate
1
0-860
In Good Standing
50%
$16.39
2
861-1720
In Good Standing
55%
$18.03
3
1721-2580
In Good Standing
60%
$19.67
4
2581-3440
In Good Standing
65%
$21.31
5
3441-4300
In Good Standing
70%
$22.95
6
4301-5160
In Good Standing
80%
$26.22
7
5161-6000
In Good Standing
90%
$29.50


Apprentices are advanced to the next period only when all advancement requirements have been met. Upon completion of all program requirements, apprentices are referred to take the Class A Limited Energy Technician exam.

Geographical area covered: Clatsop, Clackamas, Columbia, Hood river, Multnomah, Sherman, Tillamook, Wasco, Washington Counties, Yamhill County North of Section Line T4S, State of Oregon. Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Skamania and Wahkiakum Counties, Washington.

For additional information attend an orientation on the third Tuesday of any month at the address noted from 4 to 5PM.



 Revised 10/17/17