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Construction Electrician Apprenticeship

Electrical science has seen many changes in recent years. More than in any other building trade, the technological changes that have taken place require increased knowledge and skills for construction electricians to meet the new demands.

A construction electrician lays out, assembles, installs and tests the following: electrical fixtures, control equipment and wiring used in the alarm, communication, light and power systems.

Trades Covered:

Construction Electrician
Residential Electrician
Voice-Data - Video Technician

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Qualifications for Apprenticeship

  • Education: High school graduates or GED® (submit copy)
  • Age: 18 or high school graduate at 17, no maximum
  • Industry Test
  • License: Valid driver's license (submit copy)
  • Application: Numbered application form for electrical industry

Length of Contract

Construction Electrician
- 5 Years of not less than 8,000 on-the-job training (OJT) hours as per Exhibit "A"
- 720 Paid-Related Instruction, (Day School) with additional night school classes as determined by the Committee

Residential Electrician
- 3 Years of not less than 4,800 on-the-job training (OJT) as per Exhibit "A"
- 432 Hours of Paid-Related Instruction, (Day School) with additional night school classes as determined by the Committee

Voice - Data - Video
- 3 Years of not less than 4,800 Hours of on-the-job training (OJT) as per Exhibit "A"
- 432 Hours of Paid-Related Instruction (Day School) with additional night school classes as determined by the Committee

All night school programs require 80% attendance, and several require a final test for credit. Night school classes will be assigned by the respective Joint Apprenticeship Committee (JAC).

How to Apply:

  • If you meet the qualifications listed above, complete the application form
    for the trade. 
  • All applicants must meet with the Committee for an interview.

APPLICATION FORMS AVAILABLE AT:

IBEW Local 158
1570 Elizabeth Street
Green Bay, WI 54302
(920) 432-1128 (listen for phone options to speak to Jesse Jacques)

Committe Address and Additional Application Contact:
Clay Tschillard
NECA IBEW
2225 INDUSTRIAL DR.
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 221-3321 (ask for Judy)

Committee Jurisdiction
Counties of Brown, Door, Forest, Florence, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Shawano, and Menominee, MI.

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