Apprenticeship

IBEW Local 269 offers the following apprenticeship training programs which are a combination of on-the-job and classroom training (successful completion of the program is dependent upon each of these two areas and the times are approximate):

  • Inside Wireman – 5-Year Program
  • Telecommunications Technician – 3-Year Program
  • High Voltage Testing Technician – 5-Year Program

Each apprentice reports to the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC). This is a national comprehensive program overseen by the electrical training ALLIANCE.

For more information about an apprenticeship through IBEW Local 269, contact us today!

JATC Staff:

Jim Stover, Training Director
Rachel Chamberlain, Office Manager

JATC Address & Contact Information:

IBEW Local 269 JATC
676 Whitehead Road
Trenton, New Jersey 08648
(609) 394-1337 Office
Email: jatc@ibew269.com

CLICK HERE to learn more about the electrical training ALLIANCE.

Application Process

We accept applications each year beginning January 1st and ending March 31st. The application is no-cost and may be accessed here: https://goo.gl/P1BY7A

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be resident in Local 269’s jurisdictional area, see map here: https://ibew269.com/territorial-jurisdiction/
  2. Applicants may be 17 at the time of application, but must be 18 by July 1st of the year
  3. Possess a valid driver’s license
  4. Have a High School Diploma or equivalent at the time of interview.
  5. Have a passing grade in High School algebra, or equivalent.

Applicants have 30 days to provide all necessary documentation. Applicants that successfully complete the application process will be scheduled for a standardized aptitude test. Applicants that receive a passing score will be scheduled for interview, typically the 3rd week in June.

Applicant that are accepted into the program are placed by us with a participating electrical contractor for a minimum of 40 hrs./week employment. Apprentices receive yearly wage increases upon successful completion of each school year’s curriculum.

The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or age – except the applicant must be at least 17 years of age to apply and 18 years of age at the time of indenture. The JATC does not, and will not discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under applicable law and lawful regulations issued thereunder.

Training Center Contact

JATC Address & Contact Information:

IBEW Local 269, JATC
676 Whitehead Road
Trenton, New Jersey 08648
office # (609) 394-1337
e-mail: jatc@ibew269.com

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