JATC SKILLED TRADE APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES

When you walk through the doors of the UA Local 189 JATC training center, we help steer you in the right career direction – one that utilizes your skills, capitalizes on your passions and maximizes your potential. Our training programs are divided into three sections

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Building Trades

The 5-year Building Trades program is dedicated to training apprentices in the fields of welding, pipefitting and plumbing installation.  Building Trades Apprentices learn to install and maintain piping systems in commercial and industrial settings such as hospitals, power plants, manufacturing plants and many other facilities.

Apprentices in this program work for a signatory contractor earning a wage determined by the current contract and attend school one day a week every other week.  In each year of apprenticeship, the apprentice must meet certain requirements in order to advance to the next year of apprenticeship.  At the end of the 5 years if all requirements have been met, the apprentice is advanced to journeyperson status.

Building Trades Application Details

Building Trades Apprentice Applications:  

  • To apply pick up an application in person with a photo ID on the 1st Tuesday of every month between 10:00 a.m. and 5:oo p.m.
  • You will be given two weeks to return the application with the following items:  1.  Copy of high school diploma, GED, or a letter from your high school stating you are on track to graduate in June of the application year.  2.  Copy of high school grade transcript or GED Scores. 3.  Copy of driver’s license or State ID  4.  Birth certificate or social security card or other employment eligibility documentation    5.  Application fee – $60.00 cashier’s check or money order made payable to the Plumbers and Pipefitters JATC.  6.  DD-214, if applicable.
  • All applicants shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age. The exception may be made when an applicant is seventeen (17) years of age at the time of application and otherwise meets all qualifications; such applicant may be rated, ranked, and placed on the Pool of Eligibles list. Such applicant must provide proof that a graduation certificate or GED has been awarded and must be eighteen (18) years of age, prior to being indentured by the JATC.
  • All applicants must live in one of the following counties in our jurisdiction: Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Hocking, Licking, Madison, Marion, Perry, Pickaway, Ross, or Union County.
  • All applicants must have and maintain throughout their apprenticeship reliable transportation.
  • All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States and documentation showing such must be provided upon acceptance into the program.
  • Applicants who are called from the applicant list for employment will be required to take a drug screening test.
  • All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, or age.
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Mechanical Equipment Services (MES)

The 5-year Mechanical Equipment Services program is dedicated to training apprentices in the fields of commercial HVAC and refrigeration system installation, repair and maintenance.  Apprentices in this program work for a signatory contractor earning a wage determined by the current contract and attend school two nights a week.  In each year of apprenticeship, the apprentice must meet certain requirements in order to advance to the next year of apprenticeship.  At the end of the 5 years if all requirements have been met, the apprentice is advanced to serviceperson status.

All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, driver’s license, must be 18 years of age prior to entering the program, and be able to provide employment eligibility documentation.  Applicants will also need to submit to a pre-employment drug test.

To apply to this program, you must submit a resume.  If hired by one of the signatory MES contractors,  you will be placed in the program after a probationary period is fulfilled, if required.

 

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Light Commercial Plumbing

The 5-year Light Commercial Plumbing program is dedicated to training apprentices in the fields of residential and commercial plumbing service, maintenance and repair. Apprentices in this program are hired by signatory lt. commercial contractors and placed in the program.

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Have additional questions about our apprenticeship programs or the application process? Contact us directly today and we will help walk you through!