Electricians Recruit Apprentices

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The Westchester-Fairfield Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Training Committee (WFJEATC), Local Union #3 IBEW, will conduct a recruitment from September 15, 2022 through September 14, 2023 for 15 Electrician apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

To request an application, email WFJEATC@JIBEI.COM from September 15, 2022 through September 14, 2023.

Completed applications must be mailed to WFJEATC, 200 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605 and postmarked no later than September 14, 2023There is a non-refundable application fee of $25.Please note, you may request that this fee be waived. Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need.

The WFJEATC requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a high school equivalency diploma such as a GED or TASC (issued by an appropriate State education authority). The diploma issued to the high school graduate must be from an accredited public or private school recognized by the New York State Education Department. Diplomas issued through a home study course and not by an appropriate educational authority are not acceptable. Must have successfully completed one year of algebra or one year of high school Regents Math. Proof of education and official transcript will be required.
  • Must pass a medical examination, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
  • Must be a resident, for the past two years, within a 60-mile radius of White Plains, NY.
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various job sites and required classes at the approved school.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in order to operate company vehicles.
  • Must take and pass the Electrical Trades Aptitude Test.

For further information, applicants should contact WFJEATC, Local Union #3 IBEW at (914) 946-0472. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see:

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.

AJ Woodson

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