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DRYWALL FINISHER

  • Drywall Finishers are concerned with the application
    of drywall tape and finishing compounds to the joints of adjacent
    panels or gypsum wallboard surfaces in order to provide a smooth,
    unbroken surface on finished drywall ceilings and walls.
  • Length of Apprenticeship:
  • Two (2) years
  • Apprentices attend one day of classroom instruction
    per week for a total of 59 weeks during the course of the
    program.
  • Apprentices receive 3,712 hours of on-the-job
    training during the program.
    • Wage Information:
60 Day Probation Period 40% of Journeyman’s Wage
61 Days-1,000 hours 50% of Journeyman’s Wage
1,001-2,000 hours 60% of Journeyman’s Wage
2,001-3,000 hours 70% of Journeyman’s Wage
3,001-4,000 hours 80% of Journeyman’s Wage
Completion of 4,000 hours or two years 100% of Journeyman’s Wage
  • Benefits:
  • Health &Welfare, Pension.
  • Basic Requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Preferably possess a high school diploma
    or a G.E.D. certificate. (A minimum of two years of
    high
    school as indicated by an official
    transcript will be considered.)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen (birth certificate)
    or have an alien registration card.
  •  For safety reasons must be able to speak, read, and write
    the English language well enough so as not to need an
    interpreter. (Conversational English classes will be paid for, provided the applicant passes the course.)
  • >Must have a valid Drivers’ License or State I.D.
  • Must have a Social Security Card.
  • No admission test or fee is required. Applicants will be given a prospective list of employers who follow
    fair employment practices and are signatory to Painters’ District Council #14. Applicants should seek employment
    using the supplied list.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Drywall finishers work both indoors and
    out.
  • Recommended Preparatory Classes:
  • Math and blueprint reading classes.
  • Entry Process:
  • Applicant must call (708) 449-9022 first to make an appointment on
    Mondays Wednesdays, or Fridays between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Excluding school holidays.)
  • Secure employment after submitting application.
  • Submit a letter of intent to hire from the contractor to the J.A.T.C. Office before beginning employment,
  • Take and pass a drug test.
  • Upon receipt of this letter, applicant will be issued probationary (60 day) Union Work Permit.
  • Applicant is required to pay a non-refundable $536.00 Initiation and Permit Fee by check or money order.
    Upon payment, the applicant will be asked to appear before and join a Painters’ Local Union selected by the Council. The applicant
    will then be initiated and future dues will be paid to the Local.
  • Contact:
    Chicago Area Drywall Finishers Joint Apprenticeship and
    Training Committee
    (708) 449-9022
1101 Taft Avenue
Berkley, Illinois 60163
  • Coordinator:
    Mr. Michael L. Krawiec


  • ELECTRICIAN IBEW Local 134

  • Electricians assemble, install, maintain,
    and test electrical equipment and wiring systems in residential,
    commercial, and industrial settings.
  • Length of Apprenticeship:
  • Five (5) years
  • 1st Year – apprentices attend
    classroom instruction full-time for 11 weeks then receive
  • on-the-job training for nine months.
  • 2nd year -apprentices attend
    classroom instruction full-time for nine weeks and then receive
  • on-the-job training for nine months.
  • 3rd year – apprentices attend
    classroom instruction full-time for nine weeks then receive
  • on-the-job training for one year.
  • 4th & 5th – year apprentices
    attend seminars in the evening while receiving on-the-job
    training
  • five days a week.
  • The program, wages,
    rates and curriculum may be modified to meet the needs of the
    industry.
    • Wage Information:
Period 1 (1st year) 40% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 2 (1st year) 45% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 3 (2nd year) 50% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 4 (2nd year) 55% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 5 (3rd year) 60% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 6 (3rd year) 65% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 7 (4th year) 70% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 8 (4th year) 75% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 9 (5th year) 80% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 10 (5th year) 90% of Journeyman’s Wage
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage
    • Benefits:
    • Health & Welfare, Pension, Annuity.
    • Basic Requirements:
    • Requirements are in the process of being
      changed, please contact the office for more information.
    • Working Conditions:
    • Electricians work both indoors and out.
    • Recommended Preparatory Classes:
    • Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and drafting
      classes.
    • Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary
      for acceptance.)
    • Familiarity with any type of construction
      work or electronics would be beneficial.
    • Entry Process:
    • Registration for the Electrical and Communciation Programs will take place at the training center EVERY WEDNESDAY 9:00 am until 11:00 am beginning on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.All applicants must report in person and bring the following documents in order to register:
    • 1.  Your valid Driver’s License
      2.  Your original Social Security CardYou must provide copies of the following documents that will be kept by EJATT (No documents will be copied in our office or returned to you):
      1.  A $25.00 non-refundable registration fee (Money Order only made payable to EJATT).
      2.  To prove employment eligibility you must provide a copy of your U.S. Birth Certificate, U.S. Passport, Certificate of U.S. Citizenship or Naturalization, or Permanent Residential Alien Card.  (Minimum age of 17 at registration).
      3.  To prove High School Graduation (HS), you must provide a copy of your HS transcript (official or unofficial), or a copy of a HS Diploma, or GED Certificate.  College transcripts do not satisfy this requirement.  Current HS seniors may register with acceptance contigent upon graduation.
      4.  To prove one full year of HS level Algebra with a grade of “C” or better, or one post HS level Algebra course with a grade of “C” or better, you must provide a copy of a transcript.  Note:  The GED Math Certification does not satisfy this requirement.Upon an offer of apprenticeship, you must be able to demonstrate that you can perform the essential functions of an apprentice electrician with our without a resonable accomodation.  In addition, a drug screen, physical exam, and background check will be required.The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religioin, national orgin, or sex.  EJATT will provide equal opportunity in the apprenticeship program, and will operate as required under all applicable laws and regulations.

 

  • Contact:
    IBEW-NECA Technical Institute
    (708) 389-1340
    6201 W. 115th Street
    Alsip, Illinois 60803

Electrician-Communications IBEW 134

Communications electricians install and maintain structured wiring and electronic systems in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.
Length of Apprenticeship & Wage Information
Four Years
First year apprentices attend classroom instruction full-time for 11 weeks then receive on-the-job training for nine months.  Apprentices are paid 40% of Journeyman rates and after six months receive 45% of the rate.
*Second year apprentices attend classroom instruction full-time for five weeks and then receive on-the-job training for 11 months.  Apprentices are paid 50% of the Journeyman rates and after six months receive 55% of the rate.
*  Third year apprentices attend classroom instruction full-time for five weeks then receive on-the-job training for 11 months.  Apprentices are paid 60% of the Journeyman rates and after six months receive 70% of the rate.
*  Forth year apprentices attend seminars in the evening while receiving on-the-job training five days a week.  Apprentices (in the 4th year) are paid 80% of the Journeyman rates and after six months receive 90% of the rate.
The program, wages, rates, and curriculum may be modified to meet the needs of the industry.
Benefits
Health & Welfare, Pension, Annuity
Basic Requirements
Working Conditions
Electricans work both indoors and outdoors.
Recommended Preparatory Classes
Algebra, geometry, trigonomentry, and drafting classes.
Work experience (Helpful but not necessary for acceptance.)
Familiarity with any type of construction work or electronics would be beneficial.
Entry Process
Contact
IBEW-NECA Institute
6201 W 1115th Street
Alsip,  IL  60803
708-389-1340

  • ELECTRICIAN IBEW Local 701

  • Electricians install electrical service and
    power distribution to various types of buildings and structures.
They provide new wiring; repair old wiring; provide power and
controls to motors, HVAC, and other electrical equipment; and
install receptacles, light fixtures, fire alarms, traffic signals,
outdoor lighting, process control, energy management, power
generation, and security and telephone systems.
  • Length of Apprenticeship:
  • Five (5) years (approximately)—Minimum
    of 8,000 hours of on-the-job training & 900 hours of related
  • classroom instruction.
  • .
  • Wage Information:
0-1,000 hours worked 45% of Journeyman’s Wage
1,001 – 2,000 hours worked 50% of Journeyman’s Wage
2,001 – 3,500 hours worked 60% of Journeyman’s Wage
3,501- 5,000 hours worked 70% of Journeyman’s Wage
5,001 – 6,500 hours worked 80% of Journeyman’s Wage
6,501 – 8,000 hours worked 90% of Journeyman’s Wage
8,001+ hours worked 100% of Journeyman’s Wage
  • Benefits:
  • Health & Welfare, Pension, Vacation, Annuity.
    • Basic Requirements:
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Must have a high school diploma or a G.E.D.
      certificate.
    • Must have at least one year of high school
      level Algebra I or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • .
    • Working Conditions:
    • Electricians work both indoors and out
      in extreme conditions. Sometimes work must be done in
    • confined spaces and there is exposure to
      toxic and hazardous conditions.
  • Recommended Preparatory Classes:
  • Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, communication,
    and vocational education classes.
  • Abilities:
  • Must have the willingness to work, attend
    classes, and maintain proper conduct.
  • Must be in good physical condition.
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety
    of people.
  • Work Experience: (Helpful, but not
    necessary for acceptance.)
  • Familiarity with any type of construction
    work or any mechanical, hands-on experience would be
  • beneficial.
  • Entry Process:
  • Complete application. (Applications
    are available on Tuesday’s from 8:00 a.m. – Noon and 1:00
    p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • NOTE: You must have a
    photo I.D. to get an application
  • Pay a $20 application fee.
  • Take the National Aptitude Test.
  • Take an oral interview
  • Take and pass a physical exam.
  • Take and pass a drug test.
  • Names of applicants are placed on an eligibility
    list according to final scores. Selection begins with the
    top of the list.
  • Contact:
    DuPage County Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
(630) 393-1701 ext. 4
28600 Bella Vista Parkway
Suite 1500
Warrenville, Illinois 60555
  • Coordinator:
    Henry Zurawski

  • Electricans Telecommunications-IBEW 701

    Journeyman Technicians assemble, install, maintain and test telecommunication equipment and wiring systems in residential, commercial, and industrial setting.  On-the-job training might include mounting of electrical boxes equipment, wiring switches, outlets, phones, panels, and installing systems like voice and data, fiber optic, security and sound.
    Length of Apprenticeship
    Four years-Minimum of 6,400 hours of on-the-job training and 720 hours of related classroom instruction.

    Wage Information

    0-799 hours worked-45% of Journeyman’s Wage
    800-1,599 hours-50% of Journeyman’s Wage
    1,600-2,399 hours-55 of Journeyman’s Wage
    2,400-3,199 hours-60% of Journeyman’s Wage
    4,000-4,799 hours-70% of Journeyman’s Wage
    4,800-5,599 hours-80% of Journeyman’s Wage
    5,600-6,399 hours-90% of Journeyman’s Wage
    6,400+ hours-100% of Journeyman’s Wage

  • Benefits

    Health & Welfare, Pension, Annuity

Basic Requirements

Must be at least 18 years old
Must have a high school diploma or a GED certifcate
Must have at least one year of high school level algebra I or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
Must have a valid driver’s license.

Working Conditions

Electricians work in both indoors and outdoors.  Sometimes work must be done in confined spaces and there is exposure to toxic and hazardous conditions.
Recommended Preparatory Classes
Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, communication, and vocational, educational classes.
Abilities
Must have the willingness to work, attend classes, and maintain proper conduct.
Must be in good physical condition.
Must be able to work with a wide variety of people.
Work Experience: (Helpful but not necessary for acceptance.)
Familiarity with any type of construction work or any mechancial, hands-on experience would be beneficial.|
Entry Process:
Complete Application. (Applications are available on Tuesdays from 8:00 am-Noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Note:  You must have a photo ID to receive an application
Pay a $20 application fee
Take the aptitude test
Take an oral interview
Take and pass  a physical exam.
Take and pass a drug test.
Names of applicants are placed on an eligibility list according to final scores.  Selection begins with the top of the list.
Contact
DuPage County JATC
28600 Bella Vista Parkway
  • Suite 1500
    Warrenville, IL  60555
  • 630-393-1701 ext. 4
    Coordinator: Henry Zurawski

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