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Local 129 is located at:
6100 S. Broadway Suite 201
Lorain OH 44053

Phone Number:
(440) 233-7156

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

E-Mail: info@ibew129.org

 

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Apprenticeship Opportunity

Our electrical apprenticeship is a 5-year program.
You will apprentice under a Journeyman Electrician while working for our Electrical Contractors during the day.
All apprentices must attend school 2 nights a week for 3 hours each night, at our Training Center located in Lorain.
The starting wage for a first-year apprentice is $13.74. 

Everyone applying must apply in person.

We accept applications on the First and Third "working" Wednesday’s
of the month from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Applications are taken at the IBEW Union Hall.
Applications cannot be taken home.

At the time of application, the applicant must meet all minimum requirements:

1. AGE – At least 18 years old.
2. RESIDENT – Must live in Lorain, Erie, or Huron County.
3. EDUCATION – High School Graduate. (GED acceptable)
4. ALGEBRA – One year of High School Algebra or one post High School Algebra course completed with a passing grade.
(GED Algebra is not acceptable)

Each applicant MUST FURNISH COPIES of the following at the time of application:

1. BIRTH CERTIFICATE
2. HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS (NOT DIPLOMA)
3. GED CERTIFICATE AND COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS (IF APPLICABLE)

All documents submitted at the time of application become property of the Lorain JATC and will not be returned to the applicant.

We do not make copies.

Applicants are required to pay a $25 non-refundable Application Fee that is used to pay for their aptitude test.
Check or Money Order ONLY, made out to Lorain JATC.

Each applicant that meets all basic requirements and provides the Committee with all the requested documents will be contacted at the beginning of the year to take the aptitude test.
All applicants passing the aptitude test with a predetermined score will be interviewed by the committee.
Interviews usually take place in the spring.
Following all interviews all applicants will receive a ranking and be placed on the "Ranked List". 
Apprentices are then selected for the apprenticeship in the order of their ranking. 
Anyone not selected after 2 years on the “Ranked List” is removed.

All documents submitted at the time of application become property of the Lorain JATC and will not be returned to the applicant.
We do not make copies
.

Applicants are required to pay a $25 non-refundable Application Fee to pay for their aptitude test.
Check or Money Order ONLY, made out to Lorain JATC

If you have any other questions please call the Training Director at 440-213-5938

Lorain County Electrical JATC will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older. Lorain County Electrical JATC will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.