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ELECTRICIAN IBEW Local 150

  • Electricians assemble, install, maintain,
    and test electrical equipment and wiring systems in residential,
    commercial, and industrial settings. In addition, they work
    with traffic signals, telephone communications, fiber optics,
    and temperature & motor controls.

 

  • Length of Apprenticeship:
  • Five (5) years.
  • Selected apprentices must attend one week
    of school without pay prior to beginning work.
  • Apprentices receive a minimum of 160 hours
    of classroom training each year. Classroom
  • instruction is held one day every other
    week, year round.
  • Apprentices are required to receive 8,000
    hours of on-the-job training.
  • .
  • Wage Information:

 

Period 1 45% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 2 50% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 3 55% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 4 65% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 5 80% of Journeyman’s Wage
Period 6 90% of Journeyman’s Wage
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage

 

 

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  • Benefits:
  • Health & Welfare, Pension.
  • Basic Requirements for both Residential
    and Commercial Electricians:
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a G.E.D.
    certificate. (Official transcripts are required.)
  • Must pass a physical exam.
  • Must pass a drug test.
  • Must take an aptitude test as prescribed
    by the committee.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have at least one year of high school
    level algebra or equivalent with a passing grade.
  • Must submit a DD-214 to verify military
    training and/or experience, if applicable.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Electricians work both indoors and out.
  • Recommended Preparatory Classes:
  • Mathematics, electrical theory, blueprint
    reading, and electronics classes.
  • Abilities:
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to work at high levels.
  • Must have a good mechanical mind.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects.
  • Must be able to read, hear and understand
    instructions and warnings.
  • Must be able to get to and from job sites
    anywhere within the geographical area that this program
    covers.
  • Work Experience: (Helpful, but not
    necessary for acceptance.)
  • Familiarity with any type of construction
    work, and a good work ethic would be beneficial.
  • Entry Process:
  • Complete application at the Local 150 JATC
    office. (Call for application availability.)
  • Take and pass a general aptitude test,
    if available.
  • Complete an oral interview.
  • Take and pass a physical exam.
  • Take and pass a drug test.
  • All interviewed applicants will be ranked and placed on a 2 yr eligibility list.
  • Qualifying applicants will incur a $25
    fee for the continuing application process.
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  • Contact:
    I.B.E.W. Local 150 Lake County Joint Apprenticeship and Training
    Committee
    (847) 566-2200

 

31290 N. U.S. Highway 45
Libertyville, Illinois 60048

  • Coordinator:
    Brian Sorenson

 

Telecommunications Electrician

Electricians assemble, install, maintain, and test electrical equipment and wiring systems in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.  In addition, they work with traffic signals, telephone communications, fiber optics, and temperature and motor controls.

Length of Apprenticeship:

Four (4) years

  • Selected apprentices must attend one week of school without pay prior to beginning work.
  • Apprentices receive a minimum of 180 hours of classroom training each year.  Classroom instruction is held one day every other week, year-round.
  • Apprentices are required to receive 6,4000 hours of on-the-job training.

Wage Information:

Period 1 – 45% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 2 – 50% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 3 – 55% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 4 – 60% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 5 – 65% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 6 – 70% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 7 – 80% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 8 – 90% of Journeyman’s Wage

Journeyman Level – 100% of Wage

Benefits:

Health & Welfare, Pension.

Basic Requirements for Residential and Commercial Electricians:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D. certif. ( Official transcripts required.)
  • Must pass a physical exam.
  • Must pass a drug test.
  • Must take an aptitude test as prescribed by the committee.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have at least one year of high school level  algebra or equivalent with a passing grade.
  • Must submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience, if applicable.

Working Conditions:

Electricians work both indoors and out.

Recommended Preparatory Classes:

Mathematics, electrical  theory, blueprint reading, and electronics classes.

Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to work at high levels.
  • Must have a good mechanical mind.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects.
  • Must be able to read, hear and understand instructions and warnings.
  • Must be able to get to and from job sites anywhere within the geographical area that this program covers.

Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary for acceptance.)

Familiarity  with any type of construction work, and good work ethic would be beneficial.

Entry Process:

  • complete an application at the Local 150 JATC office. (Call for application availability.)
  • Take and pass a general aptitude test.
  • Complete an oral interview.
  • Take and pass a physical exam.
  • Take and pass a drug test.
  • All interviewed applicants will be ranked and placed on 2 year eligibility list.

Contact:

I.B.E.W Local 150 Lake County Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

31290 N. U.S. Highway 45

Libertyville, Illinois  60048

(847)566-2200

Coordinator:

Brian Sorenson

 

 


  • ELECTRICIAN IBEW Local 117

  • Electricians assemble, install, maintain,
    and test electrical equipment and wiring systems in residential,
    commercial, and industrial settings. In addition, they work
    with traffic signals, telephone communications, fiber optics,
    and temperature and motor controls.

 

  • Length of Apprenticeship:
  • Five (5) years
  • Apprentices attend school at night from
    September – May. (Apprentices are not paid for attending
    night school.)
  • Apprentices work five days a week receiving
    on-the-job training.
  • Wage Information:

 

 

0-1,000 hours on the job training 40% of Journeyman’s Wage
1001-2,000 hours on the job training 45% of Journeyman’s Wage
2,001-3,500 hours on the job training 55% of Journeyman’s Wage
3,501-5,000 hours on the job training 65% of Journeyman’s Wage
5,001-6,500 hours on the job training 75% of Journeyman’s Wage
6,501-8,000 hours on the job training 85% of Journeyman’s Wage
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage

 

 

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  • Benefits:
  • Health & Welfare, Pension, Vacation.
  • Basic Requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a G.E.D.
    certificate. (Transcripts must be submitted.)
  • Must have at least one year of high school
    level algebra or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Must have a Social Security Card.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must take an aptitude test.
  • Must take an oral interview.
  • Must pass a physical exam.
  • Must pass a drug and alcohol test.
  • Must have lived in Northern Kane or McHenry
    Counties for at least a year.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Electricians work both indoors and out
    and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Recommended Preparatory Classes:
  • Mathematics, science, shop, and communication
    classes.
  • Abilities:
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must have good mechanical ability and problem-solving
    skills.
  • Must have an excellent work ethic and a
    positive attitude toward learning.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition.
  • Must be able to take orders and get along
    with people.

  • Work Experience: (Helpful, but not necessary for acceptance.)

  • Familiarity with any type of construction or electrical
    work would be beneficial.

 

 

Entry Process:

Applications are accepted for a two week
period every year. (Availability of applications will
be advertised in local newspapers.)

Complete application and return with required
materials via mail.

Take an oral interview.

Applicants who follow the above are placed on an eligibility list
according to their interview scores for two years.

Applicants are then chosen from this list.

 

Contact:
NECA/I.B.E.W. Local 117 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
(847) 854-7200

765 Munshaw Lane
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

Training Director:
Josh Sajtar

Telecommunications Technician

Installer/technicians assemble, install and maintain security, telephone, voice data and fiber optic systems in commercial industrial and residential settings.

Length of Apprenticeship:

  • Three(3) Years
  • Apprentices attend school at night from Sept – May. (Apprentices are not paid for attending school.) Apprentices may also attend school during the day semi-weekly depending on their year in school.
  • Apprentices work five days a week receiving on-the-job training.

Wage Information:

Period 1 – 45% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 2 – 50% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 3 – 55% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 4 – 60% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 5 – 70% of Journeyman’s Wage

Period 6 – 80% of Journeyman’s Wage

Journeyman Level – 100% of Wage

Benefits:

Health & Welfare, Pension, Vacation

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D certificate. (Transcripts must be submitted.)
  • Must have at least one year of high school level algebra or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Must have a Social Security Card.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must take a aptitude test.

  • Must take an oral interview.
  • Must pass a physical exam.
  • Must pass a drug & alcohol test.
  • Must have lived in Northern Kane or McHenry Counties for at least a year.

Working Conditions:

Residential Electricians work indoors and out in all weather conditions.

Recommended Preparatory Classes:

Mathematics, science, shop, and communication classes.

Abilities:

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Must have good mechanical ability and problem solving skills.
  • Must have an excellent work ethic and a positive attitude toward learning.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition.
  • Must be able to take orders and get along with people.

Work Experience:(Helpful, but not necessary for acceptance.)  Familiarity with any type of construction or electrical work would be beneficial.

Entry Process:

  • Applications are accepted for a two week period every year. (Availability of applications will be advertised in local newspapers.)
  • Complete application and return with required materials via mail.
  • Take and pass a general aptitude test.
  • Take an oral interview.
  • Applicants who follow all the above are placed on an eligibility list according to their interview scores for two years.
  • Applicants are then chosen from this list.

Contact:

NECA/IBEW Local 117 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

765 Munshaw Lane

Crystal Lake, Illinois   60014

(847) 854-7200

Training Director:

Josh Sajtar

 

 


ELECTRICIAN IBEW Local 461

 

Electricians install new wiring in newly constructed
industrial, commercial, and residential buildings. They also
repair and maintain the wiring in existing buildings. The scope
of work for the journeyman electrician also includes working
with various systems and infrastructures; machine-tool wiring;
heating; ventilation & air conditioning systems; telephone;
date voice; fiber optics; lighting systems; fire alarm systems;
theater lighting; and marquee lighting.

 

Length of Apprenticeship:

Five (5) years
Apprentices spend two nights per week for
ten weeks in the classroom and then one night per week for
26 weeks.

Apprentices work five days a week receiving
on-the-job training.

Wage Information:

0-1000 hours worked 40% of Journeyman’s Wage
1,001-2000 hours worked 45% of Journeyman’s Wage
2,001-3,500 hours worked 55% of Journeyman’s Wage
3,501-5,000 hours worked 65% of Journeyman’s Wage
5,001-6,500 hours worked 75% of Journeyman’s Wage
6,501 – 8,000 hours worked 85% of Journeyman’s Wage
Journeyman Level 100% of Journeyman’s Wage

 

(Specific wage amounts will be provided
to accepted apprentices.)

 

Benefits:

Health & Welfare, Pension (Local & International),
Vacation.

 

Basic Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years old.
Must reside in Southern Kane or Kendall County
or Sandwich Township at the time of application.

Must have a high school diploma or a G.E.D.
certificate. (Transcripts must be submitted.)

Must have at least one year of high school
level algebra or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.

Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must take an aptitude test.
Must take a drug test.
Must pass a physical exam.
An oral interview is required.
Must submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience, if applicable.

 

Working Conditions:

Electricians work both indoors and out in
extreme conditions. Also, the hours worked are dictated by
the customer’s needs.

 

Recommended Preparatory Classes:

Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, communication,
English, reading comprehension, 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.

Must have a good attitude.
Must be able to work at high levels and in
confined spaces.

 

Entry Process:

Complete application. (Applications are
available once a year. Call for exact dates.)

Return all required documents within 30 days.

Take and pass the National Aptitude Test.
Take an oral interview.
Take and pass a drug test.

Take and pass a physical exam.
Applicants who complete the application, submit the required documents,
pass the aptitude test and complete the oral interview are placed on a two year eligibility
list according to their scores.

 

Contact:
I.B.E.W. Local 461 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
(630) 897-0461 ext. 201

591 Sullivan Road, Suite 200
Aurora, Illinois 60506

Coordinator:
Michael Angelo

 

Telecommunications Technician

Telecommunications electricians install telecommunications wiring in newly constructed industrial, commercial, and residential buildings.  They also repair and maintain the telecommunications wiring in existing buildings.  The scope  of work for the journeyman telecommunications electrician also includes working with various systems and infrastructures; telephone; data voice; fiber optics; security systems; barcode systems; closed-circuit television systems; and fire a alarm systems.

Length of Apprenticeship:

Four (4) years

  • Apprentices spend one night per week from August-May in the classroom.
  • Apprentices work five days a week receiving on- the-job training.

Wage Information:

0-800 hours worked – 45 % of Journeyman’s Wage

801-1600 hrs worked- 50% of Journeyman’s Wage

1,601-2,400 hrs worked- 55% of Journeyman’s Wage

2,401-3,200 hrs worked- 60% of Journeyman’s Wage

3,201-4,000 hrs worked-65% of Journeyman’s Wage

4,001-4,800 hrs worked-70% of Journeyman’s Wage

4,801-5,600 hrs worked-80% of Journeyman’s Wage

5-601-6,400 hrs worked-90% of Journeyman’s Wage

Journeyman – 100% of Wage

Benefits:

Health & Welfare, Pension (Local & International), Vacation.

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must reside in Southern Kane or Kendall County or Sandwhich Township at the time of application.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a G.E.D. certificate.(transcripts must be submitted.)
  • Must have at least one year of high school level algebra or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must take a aptitude test.
  • Must take a drug test.
  • Must pass a physical exam.
  • An oral interview is required.
  • Must submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience, if applicable.

 

Working Conditions:

Electricians work both indoors and out in extreme weather conditions.  Also, the hours worked are dictated by the customer’s needs.

Recommended Preparatory Classes:

Algebra, geometry,trigonometry, communication, English, reading comprehension, and vocational education courses.

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.
  • Must have a good attitude.
  • Must be able to work at high levels and in confined spaces.

Entry Process:

  • Complete Application. (Applications are available once a year.  Call for exact dates.)
  • Return all required documentation within 30 days.
  • Take and pass the National Aptitude test.
  • Take an oral interview.
  • Take and pass a drug test.
  • Take and pass a physical exam.
  • Applicants who complete the application, submit the required documents, pass the aptitude test and complete the oral interview are placed on a two year eligibility list according to their scores.

Contact:

I.B.E.W. Local 461 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

591 Sullivan Road, Suite 200

Aurora, Illinois  60506

Coordinator:

Michael Angelo

(630) 897-0461  ext 201

 

Elevator Constructor Local 2

5860 W. 111th Street 
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415 

708-907-7770
Fax:  708-907-7773 

The Elevator Constructor Apprentice is responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance and repair of the passenger and freight elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters and moving sidewalks under the direction of a Mechanic.

Length of Apprenticeship:

The term of the apprenticeship will be four (4) years with an (OJL) attainment of 6,8000 hours supplemented by the required hours of related instruction in conjunction with a 1 year probationary period.

Wage Information:

The wage rate for Elevator Constructor Apprentices shall be the progressive scale of wages set forth below, and those progressive elevations shall become effective the next full pay cycle following September 1st, commencing September 1, : Probationary Apprentice, (0-6months): 50% of Mechanic’s rate.  First year apprentice, 55% of Mechanic’s Rate, plus fringe benefits as provided by the collective bargaining agreement. (this shall include months 7-12 of the Probationary period).  Second year apprentice, 65% of the Mechanic’s Rate, plus fringe benefits as provided by the collective bargaining  agreement.  Third year apprentice, 70% of Mechanic’s Rate, plus fringe benefits as provided by the collective bargaining agreement.  Fourth year apprentice and Assistant Mechanic, 80% of Mechanic’s Rate, plus fringe benefits as provided by the collective bargaining agreement.

Benefits:

Health & Welfare, Pension and Annuity, Vacation Pay, Holiday Pay.

Qualifications:

Education/Minimum Requirements:

1.  HS diploma, or equivalent(GED) is required.

2.  Must be at least 18 years of over.

3.  Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Knowledge:

1.  The ability to understand general arithmetic.

2.  The ability to speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations.

3.  The ability to understand verbal or written instructions.

4.  The ability to successfully complete all required NEIEP courses.

5.  The ability to learn, practice, and adhere to safety standards.

Mental Effort:

1.  The ability to maintain normal attention spans, with intermittent periods of high concentration, to assist the mechanic in electrical and mechanical installation, repair or service operations.

2.  The ability to perform administrative duties, such as data gathering and submitting written reports.

Physical/Environmental Requirement:

1.  The ability to walk or stand for long periods of time on the job.

2.  The ability to lift up to 100 lbs.

3.  The ability to perform repetitive stooping, forward bending, and crouching.

4.  The ability and willingness to travel extensively.

5.  The ability to perform essential job functions in a field setting with exposure to non-climate controlled conditions.

6.  The ability and willingness to withstand heights and to work in cramped working conditions.

Manual Dexterity:

1.  The ability to use hands, arms and feet for repetitive lifting.

2.  The ability to use hands and arms to operate various hand and power tools, and to record written information.

3.  The ability to perceive color to distinguish color coded wiring components.

Entry Process:

If you are interested in the Elevator Constructor Apprenticeship Program, please read the following description of our process carefully. Recruitments are announced through various forms of media, you must adhere to all instructions:

Go to the NEIEP Website at www.neirp.org

1) If your application is  complete, including required attachments, and your meet the minimum qualifications, you will receive and email from the Local Area Coordinator scheduling you to take the Elevator Industry Aptitude Test (EIAT) which is a validated basic skills exam designed to measure your potential success in the Elevator Trade.  Your abilities will be assessed in the areas of reading, mechanical comprehension, and arithmetic computation.  There is a $25 dollar fee payable by Money Order only.  Following the EIAT you will also take Tool Assessment designed to assess your knowledge of basic tools and their use, as well as basic measuring skills.  Please note that when you are scheduled for the exam the date and time cannot be changed and you must present a picture ID in order to sit for the exam.  The EIAT is scored on a pass/fail basis, with 70% correct being the minimum passing grade.  Applicants who fail the E
IAT will NOT be interviewed and will be removed from the pool of applicants; however, they may re-apply during subsequent recruiting periods.

2) Applicants who pass the EIAT will receive an email notifying them that they have passed the exam, and scheduling them with an interview with representatives from the Joint Apprenticeship Committee(JAC).  Once again, interview times cannot be changed.  A hiring committee consisting of at least one individual from both the Employer and the International Union of Elevator Constructors(IUEC) will conduct the interviews.  All applicants will be asked the same set of questions, and interviewers will take notes during the interview.

3) Applicants will be scored based upon Education, Work Experience, Oral Interview, and Tool Assessment, and will be placed on a ranked list, with the highest scoring individual being placed at the top of the list.  The JAC will notify all applicants of the results, and applicants will be placed as apprentices based on their rank in this pool of eligible candidates.  Applicants not selected for employment will remain on the ranked list for a period of two years.

Contact: www.neiep.orf

IUEC Local 2 JAC

PO Box 89

Chicago Ridge, IL   60415

Area Coordinator:

Ray McCann

 

 

 

 

 

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