Current Apprenticeship Openings

Apprenticeship programs by county with contact information. (These are pre-made reports for each county)

Apprenticeship Opportunity Announcements in Washington
Date Program/Application information
Added 04/11/2014

Oregon-SW Washington Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, MA#1057 (Areas 5 & 6)

Occupations: Scaffold Erector, Carpenter, Exterior/Interior Specilist

Must apply in person at:
Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute
4222 NE 158th Avenue
Portland, OR 97230
503-287-3708

Applications for Exterior/Interior Specialist are accepted ONLY on:
May 5 & 6, 2014; and June 2 & 3, 2013
Monday from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Acrobat PDF file Exterior/Interior Specialist Information sheet (17 KB PDF)

Applications for Carpenter are accepted ONLY on:
May 12 & 13, 2014; June 9 & 10, 2014; July 7 & 8, 2014; August 11 & 12, 2014; and September 8 & 9, 2014
Monday from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Acrobat PDF file Carpenter Information sheet (18 KB PDF)

Applications for Scaffold Erector are accepted ONLY on:
May 1 & 8, 2014; June 5 & 12, 2014; July 3 & 10, 2014; August 7 & 14, 2014; September 4 & 11, 2014; and October 2 & 9, 2014
Thursday from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Acrobat PDF file Scaffold Erector Information sheet (17 KB PDF)

Added 02/22/2014

Oregon Ironworkers Apprenticeship Program.

Apply in person:
Ironworkers' Training Center
11620 NE Ainsworth Circle, Ste. 100
Portland, OR 97220
Every Wednesday -except holidays
9 -11:30 a.m.; 1 - 4:30 p.m.
For more information contact:
Keith Kordenat, Coordinator 503-775-0877,
email: keith@iw29appr.org or visit our website at http://www.iw29appr.org
Acrobat PDF file Information sheet (174 KB PDF)

Updated 2/16/2014

Sprinkler Fitters Apprenticeship Standards (Program 286)

Covers all counties except Island, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish and Thurston Counties.

Occupation: Sprinkler Fitter

Applications are available Monday – Friday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the contractor/employers' addresses in the Authorized Training Agent Listing:

7050 Oakland Mills Road, Suite 100
Columbia, Maryland 21046
Phone: 410-309-6580 or toll free 877-211-0014
Website: www.sprinklerfitters669.org

Applications are also available from an approved Authorized Training Agent of this program.

Acrobat PDF file Information sheet (176 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Applicant Information sheet (648 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Approved Training Agent Listing (20 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Apprenticeship Program (1,400 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Programma de Aprendizaje (1,390 KB PDF)

Added 01/29/2014
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2014

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) - Pathway to Apprenticeship Opportunities (Job Openings) (Prog 83)

At Puget Sound Energy (PSE) we have a long tradition of service, and an exciting and innovative future ahead! Consider PSE for the next step in your career.

Pathway to Apprenticeship Opportunities #59915
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2014

If you are looking for a hands-on job that may lead into an exciting and rewarding career in the electrical trades, PSE’s Pathway to Apprenticeship could be the right move for you!

Puget Sound Energy is seeking people interested in qualifying for future Pathway to Apprenticeship (PTA) opportunities in the energy sector.  PTA jobs are entry level positions that may lead into Apprenticeship opportunities. These positions give you the opportunity to learn about the company and work with a diverse group of people while learning the tools of the trade.

PSE offers Apprenticeship programs in: Substation Wire, Hydro Electrician, Hydro Mechanic, Electric Meter and Combustion Turbine Specialist.

As Apprentice openings become available, they will be filled based on seniority by employees holding PTA positions.

Minimum requirements to test:

  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 full year of high school level algebra with a grade of “C” or better or college equivalent

Selection process overview:

  • Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be invited to take the National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (NJATC) test for the electrical industry.
  • Upon receipt of the online application a full packet of apprenticeship required forms and materials will be sent via email for completion and submission prior to testing. 
  • All application packets must be received by 4 p.m. on March 21, 2014.  No exceptions will be made.  It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure this gets submitted back to PSE.
  • The NJATC test will occur on April 10, 2014 in Bellevue, Wash.
  • Applicants successfully scoring 7 or better on the NJATC test will be invited to interview.  Applicants will then receive a score based off their interview and test scores and will be ranked in the PTA Qualified Pool.
  • As PTA positions become available, they will be offered to those in the qualified pool in order of the combined scores.
  • Successful candidates will be required to participate in PTA training opportunities.
  • Those holding PTA positions are then eligible to bid on apprenticeship positions as they become available.  This is in part of the occupational progression as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement.

Other:

  • These are safety sensitive positions which are subject to random DOT drug and/or alcohol testing.
  • These are IBEW Represented positions and the successful candidates will become members of the IBEW.
  • The selected candidate will need to be able to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
  • Job opportunities will be throughout PSE’s service territory which covers much of Western Washington. Relocation may be required.
  • Candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening including a physical capacity assessment (for ability to perform essential job functions).
  • Pay for PTA positions will be at least $14.41 per hour. Apprentice positions start at $30.66 per hour.

**For further information contact:  pseapprenticeship@pse.com

Program standards can be viewed at: http://www.lni.wa.gov.

This is an excellent opportunity to play an integral role within PSE to help us better serve the environment, our customers and the communities in which they live. PSE provides an environment where all employees are valued, respected and provided with the opportunity to achieve maximum performance. We offer a comprehensive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive cafeteria-style benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan and an employee assistance and wellness program. Gain the energy to do great things through a career with Puget Sound Energy! 

PSE offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. PSE is an Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.  Please apply online at http://www.PSE.com/careers

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com  or 425-462-3017.

Updated 1/15/2014

SimplexGrinnell Apprenticeship Committee (Program 1808)

Occupation: Sprinkler Fitter

Trade: Sprinkler Fitter apprentice
Open: January 1, to July 31, 2014

Website: www.simplexgrinnell.com

Where: SimplexGrinnell
E 10010 Knox Ave.
Spokane Valley, Wash. 99206
Time:  9 - 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month (must apply in person)
Acrobat PDF file Spokane Information sheet (109 KB PDF)
Phone: 509-534-6055
Fax: 509-535-5623

OR

Where: SimplexGrinnell
9520 10th Ave. South, Suite 100
Seattle, Wash. 98108
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month (must apply in person)
Acrobat PDF file Seattle Information sheet (95 KB PDF)

Updated 12/18/2013

District Council #5 - Apprenticeship and Training:
Occupations: Painting, Drywall Finishing, Floor Covering, Striping, Glazing.

Applications are accepted year round (All Occupations) and are available at:
6770 E Marginal Way S, Bldg "E" or "D"
Seattle, Wash. 98108
Phone: 206-762-8332

Other locations to apply:

Floorcovering:
Spokane Local #269
509-892-6741

Drywall:
Seattle Local #364
6770 East Marginal Way S.
Seattle, Wash. 98108
206-971-0363

Painting and Drywall:
Kennewick Local #427
2500 W. Kennewick Ave., Suite E
Kennewick, Wash. 99336
509-396-3244

Website: www.apprenticeship.net

Acrobat PDF file Painter information flyer (485 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Drywall information flyer (462 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file
Floorcovering information flyer (767 KB PDF)

Added 12/16/2013

Northwest Independent Contractors Association Apprenticeship Committee (Prog 1795)

Occupation: Carpet, Linoleum & Soft Tile Layer

This program is approximately three years in length, and requires that applicants be physically able to perform the work of the trade, be at least 17 years of age, possess a high school diploma or G.E.D and have a valid driver’s license. Proof of age, copies of valid driver’s license and documentation of education should be submitted at the time of application.
All qualified applicants will be forwarded to employers who have openings for opportunity of sponsorship.
Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Terms of the Training Agreement are 6000 hours of on the job training, plus 144 hours minimum of classroom related training per year for four years. To ensure a safe work place for everyone all eligible candidates, all apprentices may be subject to drug screen by employers.
Applications can be found online at nicatraining.com can be submitted year round. Applications are not a guarantee of employment.
Applications will be taken by email only at office@nicatraining.com for statewide work. Applicants will be referred to Training Agents (Employers) who can sponsor the applicant for apprenticeship in their geographical area. Contact Kris at 509-750-7553 for more information.
Selection of apprentices is made on the basis of qualification and interest, without regard to race, creed, color, national origin or gender. All applicants are selected on the basis of objective standards provided by the employers, which permits review after full and fair opportunity for application.

Updated 12/9/2013

Glaziers, Architectural Metal & Glassworkers Residential Apprenticeship Committee (Prog 1785)
Glaziers, Architectural Metal & Glassworkers Commercial Apprenticeship Committee (Prog 294)

DC5 Apprenticeship and Training Center
6770 East Marginal Way South Bldg E
Seattle, Wash. 98108
Phone: 206-762-8332
Fax: 206-768-9926
Website: www.glaziers188-training.com

Acrobat PDF file Information Sheet — Residential (309 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Information Sheet — Commercial (279 KB PDF)

Updated 12/09/2013

Inland Northwest Masonry Apprenticeship Committee (Program 160)

Occupations: "Brick & Block Finisher," Bricklayer, "Cleaner, Pointer & Caulker," Terrazzo Worker, "Tile, Terrazzo & Marble Finisher," Tile Setter.

Year round applications accepted at the following:
BAC #3 WA-ID-MT
3923 E Main Ave
Spokane, Wash. 99202
or online: www.bacwim3.com
Phone: 509-327-2774 toll free: 800-315-6604
Acrobat PDF file Information Sheet (95 KB PDF)

Added 08/08/2013
(open 08/29/2013)

IAM/Boeing Joint Apprenticeship Committee (Prog 154)

The IAM/Boeing Joint Apprenticeship Committee will accept applications for new apprentices beginning Thursday, August 29, 2013 for the following trades:
>       Blue Streak Mechanic
>       Machine Tool Maintenance Mechanic
>       Manufacturing Machinist
>       Metal Structure Robotics Technician
>       Tool & Cutter Grinder

All Boeing and non-Boeing candidates may apply for open positions that are posted through the Boeing Global Staffing on-line requisition system at http://www.boeing.com/careers during the advertised application acceptance period.  Applicant minimum qualification requirements will be clearly stated on the requisitions.  Individuals who do not meet minimum the qualifications will receive an auto-notice encouraging then to apply when the minimum requirements have been met.  Applicants may apply for one or more apprenticeship program.

All applicants for an apprenticeship must be at least 18 years of age; be eligible for hire or rehire at Boeing; have never been enrolled in or completed an IAM/Boeing Joint Apprenticeship program; have a GED or a high school diploma; have US person status; meet specific defined vocational training or trade related work experience requirements for the apprenticeship program being applied for; and be able to perform the physical requirements of the apprenticeship.  For the Industrial Electronic Maintenance Technician Program applicants must be able to distinguish between primary colors.

Please visit the http://www.iam-boeing-apprenticeship.com website for information on minimum requirements and help with the application process.

Updated July 2013

Northeastern Washington-Northern Idaho Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Committee (Program 152)

Occupation: HVAC Service Technician; HVAC Test, Adjust and Balance Technician; Residential Sheet Metal Worker, Sheet Metal Worker.

Applications are available at the following location:
East 7209 Trent Ave Suite 1.
Spokane, Wash. 99212
Phone: 509-928-5009
Fax: 509-928-3022
Website: www.smtt.org
Acrobat PDF file Apprenticeship Opening Announcement (73 KB PDF)

Applications will be accepted year around on Monday and Tuesday from 8 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.
(Expect Holidays)

Updated June 2013

Evco Sound & Electronics Inc. Apprenticeship Program (Program 43)

Occupation: Sound Technician

Applications are available year round Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays. Applications must be picked up in person at:
3511 E Trent Avenue
Spokane, Wash. 99202
Phone: 509-535-8718
Email: admin@evcosound.com
Acrobat PDF file Information Flyer (57 KB PDF)

Updated June 2013

Western Washington Masonry Trades Apprenticeship Committee, (Program 87)

Occupations: Bricklayers, Tile Layers, Marble Masons, "Pointer, Cleaner, Caulker", Finishers, Terrazzo workers.

WOMEN ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

Applications are accepted Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at:
South Seattle Community College — Georgetown Campus
6737 Corson Ave S., Bldg "D"
Seattle, Wash. 98108
Phone: 206-768-8333
Fax: 206-768-8333
Email: training@bac1wa.com
Website: www.bac12wa.com

Acrobat PDF file Program information flier (210 KB PDF)

Updated May 2013

Inland Northwest Chapter Associated General Contractors Carpenters AC (Program 559)

Occupation: Carpenter

Applications taken year-round and are available at:
SCC Apprenticeship Center
2110 North Fancher Road
Spokane, Wash. 99212
Phone: 509-534-0502
Fax: 509-534-0503
Website: www.nwagc.org/Apprenticeship.htm
Acrobat PDF file Information Flyer (33 KB PDF)

Updated May 2013

Inland Northwest Chapter Associated General Contractors Operators AC (Program 560)

Occupation: Operators

Applications taken year round and are available at:
SCC Apprenticeship Center
2110 North Fancher Road
Spokane, Wash. 99212
Phone: 509-534-0502
Fax: 509-534-0503
Website: www.nwagc.org/Apprenticeship.htm
Acrobat PDF file Information Flyer (33 KB PDF)

Updated May 2013

Pacific Northwest Ironworkers & Employers Apprenticeship and Training Committee Local #14 (Program 181)

Occupation: Ironworker

Applications are taken on a year-round basis (as indicated) at the following locations:

Ironworkers Apprenticeship Training Center
16610 E. Euclid
Spokane, Wash. 99216
Wednesdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Phone: 509-922-3577

Ironworkers Local #14 Union Hall
3021 W. Clearwater #201
Kennewick, Wash. 99336
Wednesdays 8 a.m. to Noon
Phone: 509-374-0460

Ironworkers Local #14 Union Hall
201 N. Russell
Missoula, Montana 59801
Phone: 406-829-9051 Call for appointment.

The Pacific NW Ironworkers JATC#14 information can be found on several web pages, designed for the purpose of recruiting interested persons, these web sites are:
http://www.iw14appr.org
http://apprenticeship.wa.gov
http://www.nwiw.com
http://www.helmetstohardhats.orgnwiw.com/index.shtml.

Acrobat PDF file Announcement of Opportunities (65 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Apprentice Training Highlights (181 KB PDF)

Added February 7, 2013

I.E.C of Washington Apprenticeship (Program 519)

Occpations: Construction Electrician, Residential Electrician

Applications are available at the IEC Apprenticeship business office 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
11630 Airport Road Suite 300
Everett, Wash. 98204-6724
or by calling 866-959-2432.

Acrobat PDF file Opportunity Announcement (141 KB PDF)

Updated January 20, 2013

Western States Boilermakers Apprenticeship Committee (Program 246)

Occupation: Boilermaker

Applications are issued on the first business Wednesday of each month.
Locations to apply are in the opening announcement below.

Acrobat PDF file Opening Announcement (90 KB PDF)

Added January 20, 2013

Oregon SW Washington IUOE Local 701 & AGC JATC  MA # 1041

Occupation: Operating engineer, Heavy Duty Repairer

Applications being taken: February 18 – March 1, 2013
Minimum Qualifications:
1.      Must be at least 18 years of age.
2.      Must be a high school graduate or have a GED / equivalent (documentation must be provided for all minimum qualifications).
Application packets are available by request: email, written request or in person at the following location, dates and times.  Call for a request form.

P.O. Box 85
Gladstone, OR  97027
Phone: 503-650-4674
Fax: 503-650-7715
www.oetraining.org
For more information: Deanna Robles, 503-650-7701 email: deanna@iuoe701.com
Acrobat PDF file Information sheet (32 KB PDF)

Updated: August 21, 2012

Western Washington Sheet Metal JATC (Program 74)

Occupations: Residential Sheet Metal Worker, Sheet Metal Service Technician, Sheet Metal Worker, and "Sheet Metal Test, Adjust and Balance Technician".

Where and when to apply:
Every Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
11831 Beverly Park Road B-1
Everett, Wash. 98204
Phone: 425-438-1406
OR
2725 Williamson Place Suite 100
DuPont, Wash. 98327
Phone: 425-438-1406
Website: www.wwsmjatc.org

Additional Information:

  • Current driver’s license, high school transcript or GED, Social Security card and proof of auto insurance are required at the time of application.
  • A math and reading assessment test must also be taken at the time of application.
  • If selected for apprenticeship, a pre-employment drug test must be passed with negative results.
Updated January 26, 2012

Washington State UBC JATC (Program 128)
Occupations Included: Carpenter, Insulator, Pile Driver, Millwright, Scaffold Erector, and LADS

WOMEN ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
Applicants must appear in person to receive an application.
Must meet the minimum qualifications (below) at the time of application.
Please call the center to verify current days and times they are accepting applications. Minimum Qualifications
Age: Must be at least 17 years old.
Education: Not Applicable.
Physical: Be physically able to perform the work of the trade.
Testing: None.
Other: Must attend next available Safety & Orientation class. Local Area Training Centers:

North Puget Sound
Carpenters Training Center
401 E. Hickox Road
Mount Vernon, Wash. 98273
Phone: 360-428-2933
King County
Carpenters Training Center
3000 NE 4th St. Bldg L
Renton, Wash. 98056
Phone: 425-235-2465
Central Washington
Carpenters Training Center
1720 Presson Place
Yakima, Wash. 98903
Phone: 509-452-0320
Specialties Training Center
Millwrights, Piledrivers
Lathing, Acoustical and Drywall Systems (LADS)
20424 - 72nd Ave South
Kent, Wash. 98032
Phone: 253-437-5235
Phone: 866-295-8764
Columbia Basin
Carpenters Training Center Carpenters & Millwrights
4208 W Clearwater Ave Bldg D
Kennewick, Wash. 99336
Phone: 509-783-4900
Eastern WA/Northern ID
Carpenters Training Center Carpenters & Piledrivers
127 E Augusta
Spokane, Wash. 99207
Phone: 509-532-8833

For More Information Please Visit: http://www.carpenterspnwrc.org
Or: http://www.carpentertraining.org
Acrobat PDF file Information flyer (69 KB PDF)

Updated November 26, 2012

Puget Sound Electrical JATC (Program 134)

Occupations: Inside Wireman, Low Energy/Sound and Communication Technician, Maintenance Electrician, Neon and Electrical Sign Installer, Outdoor Lighting and Traffic Signal Installer, and Residential Wireman.

550 SW 7th Street
Renton, Wash. 9855-2917
Phone: 425-228-1777
For current application information please visit the program website: www.psejatc.org

Acrobat PDF file Apprenticeship Program Qualifications information sheet (135 KB PDF).
Acrobat PDF file Application and Minimum Requirement Information sheet (177 KB PDF).
Acrobat PDF file Inside Wireman (Construction Electrician) Program information sheet (136 KB PDF).

Updated June 06, 2011

Western Oregon & SW Washington Painters JATC (Program 241/MA1024)

Occupation: Painter/Decorator
Applications are accepted January – September, every Tuesday between 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the following location:
12687 NE Whitaker Way
Portland, Oregon 97230
Phone: 503-287-4856
Fax: 503-258-1767

For more information: www.paintertraining.org
Acrobat PDF file Opening Announcement (519 KB PDF)

Added June 12, 2010

City of Tacoma — Water Division Apprenticeship Committee (Program 59)

Occupation: Potable Water Supply and Service Worker

Applicants for this program must first be hired as a Water Utility Worker through the normal City of Tacoma highering process. Job openings can be viewed: www.cityoftacoma.org/Page.aspx?nid=7

Once hired as a permanent Water Utility Worker, individuals must serve a nine-month probationary period. After three months of probation, candidates are eligible to apply to the apprenticeship program and are accepted pending available space. All permanent Water Utility Workers are required to enter and successfully complete the apprenticeship training within three and a half years from their permanent hire date.

Water Utility Worker Minimum qualifications;

  • Pass the Civil Service Water Utility Worker entrance examination with 70% or greater score.
  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license with maintenance thereafter.
  • Successfully complete a Tacoma Water math class prior to completion of probation and Tacoma Water’s Apprenticeship Program within three years and six months from date of hire.
  • Obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class “A” with air brake restriction removed, a valid First Aid Card and Flagging Certificate with maintenance thereafter prior to the completion of the probationary period.

Tacoma Water Website: www.mytpu.org/tacomawater/
Acrobat PDF file Information Flyer (52 KB PDF)

Updated December 13, 2010

Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho Cement Masons JATC (Program 142)

Occupation: Cement Mason

Applications are available on a year-round basis to all interested individuals at:

2110 N. Fancher Way
Spokane Valley, Wash. 99212
Phone: 509-535-1880
Fax: 509-534-1164

OP&CMIA Local #72
3921 East Main
Spokane, Wash. 99201
Phone: 509-326-0575
Website: www.opcmialocal72.org/apprenticeship
Acrobat PDF file Information Flyer (12 KB PDF)

Updated April 26, 2010

Inland Empire Roofers and Employers Apprenticeship Committee (Program 214)

Occupation: Roofer

Applications are accepted Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on a year-round basis at the following:
315 W. Mission Ave. #24
Spokane, Wash. 99201
Phone: 509-327-2322

OR

M.G. Wagner Co.
1401 Hathaway
Yakima, Wash. 98902
Phone: 509-575-0934

Acrobat PDF file Information Flyer (68 KB PDF)

Updated November 18, 2010

LU 112 - NECA Electrical Apprenticeship Committee (Program 81)

Occupations: Construction Electrician, Limited Energy Technician, Residential Electrician

Applications are available at the following location:
8340 West Gage Boulevard
Kennewick, Wash. 99336
Phone: 509-783-0589
Website: www.jatc112.org
Acrobat PDF file Apprenticeship Opening Announcement (137 KB PDF)

Updated December 15, 2010

Northwest Independent Contractors Association Apprenticeship Committee (Program 1795)

Occupation: Carpet, Linoleum & Soft Tile Layer

Applications can be found online at nicatraining.com can be submitted year round.

Applications will be taken by Fax at 509-267-3159 for statewide work.

Applicants will be referred to Training Agents (Employers) who can sponsor the applicant for apprenticeship in their geographical area.

Any questions, please call Kris at 509-750-7553.

Acrobat PDF file Opening Announcement (15 KB PDF)

Updated February 20, 2010

Northwest Line Construction Industry JATC (Program 487)

Occupation: Construction Lineman

9817 NE 54th Street, Suite 101
Vancouver, Wash. 98662
Phone: 503-253-8202
Fax: 360-816-7101
Website: www.nwlinejatc.org

Acrobat PDF file Vocational Outside Line Training (VOLT) Academy information (1,190 KB PDF)

Application available year around. Can be filled out in person or mail in a written request for an application to the above address.
There is a $25.00 application fee.
Acrobat PDF file Information flyer (555 KB PDF)

Added July 5, 2010

Pierce County Meatcutters Apprenticeship Committee (Program 92)

Occupation: Meatcutter

The meat Industry Apprenticeship Program works with partner employers to give apprentices knowledge and skills through a combination of formal instruction and real-world relevant on-the-job training.

Women and minorities are encouraged to participate!

This is a 2-year Meat Industry Apprenticeship and you will learn:

  • Technical Skills.
  • Business & Computer Skills.
  • Leadership & Interpersonal Skills.
  • Sanitation & Safety.

This program covers the following county’s: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pacific, and Pierce.

Pierce County Meatcutters Apprenticeship Committee (Prog 92)
c/o UFCW Union Local #367
6403 Lakewood Drive West
Tacoma, Wash. 98467-3331
Website: www.ufcw367.org

NOTE: Apprentices for this program are referred directly from participating employers. You must be an employee of a participating employer before being accepted into this program.

Acrobat PDF file Information flier (585 KB PDF).

Updated February 20, 2010

Power Line Clearance and Tree Trimmers Apprenticeship Committee (Program 210)

Occupations: Power Line Clearance and Tree Trimmer

9817 NE 54th Street, Suite 101
Vancouver, Wash. 98662
Phone: 503-253-8202
Fax: 360-816-7101
Website: www.nwpowerlinetreetrimmer.org.

Application available year around. Can be filled out in person or filled out on-line at the website and mailed in.
Requests will not be taken over the phone.
Acrobat PDF file Information flier (555 KB PDF).

Added July 5, 2010

Skookum Corporation and Directorate of Logistics, Ft. Lewis, WA Apprenticeship Committee (Program 1670)

Occupations: Medium/Heavy Diesel Mechanic, Brake and Air Systems Technician, Drive Train Systems Technician, Electronic Systems Technician (Motor Vehicles), and Steering and Suspension Technician.

To be able to apply to this apprenticeship program, you must already be an employee of the Skookum Corporation.

Skookum Corporate Office
2600 Burwell Street
Bremerton, Wash. 98312
Website: www.skookum.org

This company has a mission statement of supporting individuals with disabilities and of having 75% of its workforce as having a certified disability.

You must be able to provide documented proof of disability for all occupations EXCEPT Medium/Heavy Diesel Mechanic to be able to apply.

Acrobat PDF file Information sheet (265 KB PDF)

Updated June 14, 2010

Western Washington Cement Masons Apprenticeship (Program 61)

Occupation: Cement Mason

Applications are accepted year round and are available at:
Western Washington Cement Masons Apprenticeship
6737 Corson Avenue S.
Seattle, Wash. 98108
Phone: 206-762-9286
Fax: 206-762-0896
Email: concretetraining@msn.com

OR

Cement Masons & Plasterers Local 528
14675 Interurban Ave. S. Room 101
Tukwila, Wash. 98168
Phone: 206-441-9386
Email: cml528@qwest.net
Website: www.opcmialocal528.org

Acrobat PDF file Program information flier (81 KB PDF)
MS Word documentThe application is also available online. (46 KB DOC)

Added July 30, 2010

Western Washington Plasterers Apprenticeship Committee (Program 106)

Occupation: Plasterer

Request and return applications at:
Cement Masons and Plasterers of Washington
6737 Corson Ave. S.
Seattle, Wash. 98108
Phone: 206-762-9286
Fax: 206-762-0896
Email: concretetraining@msn.com
Or
Cement Masons & Plasterers Local 478
4000 W. Clearwater Suite D
Kennewick, Wash. 99336
Phone: 509-396-9955
Fax: 509-396-9956
Email: local478@gmail.com
Acrobat PDF file Program information flier (155 KB PDF)

Updated November 30, 2009

Pacific Northwest Ironworkers and Employers Local #86 Apprenticeship Committee (Program 141)

Occupations: Ironworker

Apply on site and in person.
Applications are accepted year round, one day per month.
4550 South 134th Place
Tukwila, Wash. 98168
Phone: 206-244-2993
Application information required:

  1. Driver's License.
  2. Social Security Card.
  3. Proof of reliable transportation (such as vehicle registration).
  4. Resume.
  5. DD214 if applicable.

Wage: Starting wage for apprentices is $23.80 per hour.

Updated December 3, 2008

Washington Construction Teamsters Apprenticeship Committee (Program 231)

Occupations: Teamster

Applications are available year round
Teamsters/AGC Training Center
2410 E. St. Helens St.
Pasco, Wash. 99301
Phone: 509-545-8297, 888-600-8297
Website: www.teamsterstraining.org.

Additional information that would apply:

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must have valid drivers license (DMV report) with ability to obtain CDL (DOT Physical).
  • Submit with application a copy of driver's license, copy of DMV report, & copy of DOT physical card.

Acrobat PDF file Information sheet (361 KB PDF).

Added January 2, 2008

Southwest Washington Asbestos Workers, Heat and Frost Insulators Apprenticeship Committee (MA#1052/WSATC 0179)

Occupation: Heat and Frost Insulator

Applications are accepted 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday
11145 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97220
Phone: 503-255-5124
Acrobat PDF file Information sheet (21 KB PDF)

Updated December 3, 2008

Inland Empire Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry Apprenticeship Training Committee (Program 53)

Occupations: Maintenance Plumber/Steamfitter, Plumber, Refrigeration Fitter, Residential Plumber, Steamfitter

Applications are accepted each Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. on a year-round basis at the following:
3915 E. Main Street
Spokane, Wash. 99202
Phone: 509-624-5248 ext. 4
Acrobat PDF file Information Sheets (201 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Information Flyer (262 KB PDF)
Acrobat PDF file Opening Announcement (259 KB PDF)

Updated May 26, 2006

Seattle and Vicinity Sprinkler Fitters Apprenticeship Committee (Program 66)

Covers Island, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish and Thurston Counties.

Occupation: Sprinkler Fitter

Applications are available each Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. except holidays at the following location:
South Seattle Community College
Duwamish Industrial Education Center
Building B, Room 133
6770 East Marginal Way South
Seattle, Wash. 98108
Phone: 206-764-0395
Email: school699@qwest.net
Applicants must appear in person to receive an application.

Added March 20, 2006

Seattle Area Roofers Apprenticeship Committee (Program 113)

Occupation: Roofer

Applications are available each Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. except holidays at the following location:

Seattle Labor Temple
2800 First Avenue Room 320
Seattle, Wash. 98121
Phone: 206-728-2777
Acrobat PDF file Program Information sheet (14 KB PDF)

 

Northwest Laborers Apprenticeship Committee (Program 71)

Occupations: Laborer, Laborer (City of Seattle), Laborer (Shipyard Worker)

Any questions, call 800-554-4457 or 800-240-9112.
27055 Ohio Avenue
Kingston, Wash. 98346-8604
Email: apprentice@nwlaborerstraining.org
Website: www.nwlaborerstraining.org
Northwest Laborers Contact webpage

 

Spokane Home Builders Association Apprenticeship Committee (Program 288)

Occupation: Residential Carpenter

Applications are accepted Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to Noon and 1 – 4 p.m., on a year-round basis at the following location:
5813 E. 4th Avenue, Suite 201
Spokane, Wash. 99212
Phone: 509-532-4990
Website: www.shba.com

 

Portland Sheet Metal Workers JATC (Program 242)

Occupation: Sheet Metal Worker

Where to apply:
2379 NE 178th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97230
Phone: 503-257-1022
Website: www.sheetmetal-16.org. View our "Become an Apprentice" page for complete information.

 

Seattle Heat Frost Insulators & Asbestos Workers JATC (Program 80)

Occupations: Asbestos Workers

Apply Monday thru Friday 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at:
Renton Technical College
3000 NE 4th St. Build E
Renton, Wash. 98056
Phone: 425-235-7827
Email: dsteinmetzer@rtc.ctc.edu

Additional information:

  • Application must be filled out on-site.
  • Must have current Washington State driver's license and Social Security card at time of application.

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