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Next Application Day is Friday December 2nd, 2016 between the hours of 8AM to 6PM.




Next Union Meeting is Friday December 2nd, 2016 at 7:00PM.  Location is LU #816 Meeting Hall.



Paducah KY
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Mon - Fri: 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Welcome to the Paducah Electrical JATC website.  We offer a five year apprenticeship program in the Electrical Industry at which time the students have 180 hours of classroom training per year for 5 years and 8000 hours of OJT (on the job training) over 5 years.  Once a student has completed all of the requirements of the apprenticeship they are transferred to Journeyman Wireman status.  

The Paducah Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) will make applications for apprenticeship available from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM on the first Friday of each month. Applications will be available at the JATC office 2110 Shade Tree Drive, Paducah, KY 42003. Applications must be complete on site at the time they are issued.  To meet the minimum qualifications for apprenticeship, applicants must:

  1. ​Complete an Application form.
  2. ​Be a minimum of 17 years of age. (Birth Certificate Required)
  3. Be a High School Graduate, or have a GED, or have a two year Associates Degree or higher. (Documentation Required)
  4. In April or May of the qualifying school year you must be a High School Senior who is eligible to graduate with a conformation letter from a school guidance counselor.  Upon graduation you must provide proof of the graduation.
  5. Show evidence of successful completion of:  One full year of High School Algebra (Algebra I) with a passing grade, or one Post High School Algebra Course with a passing grade, or provide evidence of having successfully completed the NJATC On-Line Tech-Math course.
  6. Provide Official Transcripts for High School and Post High School Education and Training.  All GED Records must also be submitted if applicable.
  7. Submit a DD-214 to verify Military Training and experience if they are a Veteran.
  8. Sit for the electrical industry's aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research.
  9. Obtain a qualifying score of 4 or higher using the electrical industry's aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research.
  10. Possess a Valid Driver's License.
  11. Individuals who can verify (by providing undisputable documenting evidence) that they have worked a minimum of four (4000) hours specifically in the electrical construction trade, do not need to meet the requirement of items (3), (5) and (9) above.
  12. Individuals who can verify (by providing undisputable documentating evidence) that they have worked a minimum of two thousand (2000) hours specifically in the electrical construction trade , do not need to meet the requirements of items (3) and (5) above.
  13. Honorably discharged military veterans who completed Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) applicable to the electrical construction industry (as determined by the JATC), and can document a minimum of two (2) years of military experience in that MOS, do not need to meet the requirements of items (3), (5) and (9) above. (Must apply within five (5) years of that MOS experience)
  14. Prior to being registered, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants must be 18 years of age and PASS A DRUG TEST. (Paid for by the JATC)
Applicants who meet all basic requirements will be interviewed by the JATC.  Applicants will be selected for apprenticeship in the order of their final ranking based on interview scores.                                                The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.  The applicant must meet the minimum age requirement.  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.

   

We are affiliated with NECA/IBEW/NJATC.  Click on the links below to be connected to our affiliates! 


Training Director - Jarrod Shadowen                                                                                                  Instructors
JATC Committee-                                                                                                                             1st Year - Kerry Fulcher
NECA Member/Chairman - Johnny Dyke                                                                                        2nd Year - Andrew York
IBEW Member/Recording Secretary - David Vaughan                                                                  3rd Year - Mark Lankton
IBEW BM/FS - Jimmy Evans                                                                                                             4th Year - David Roberts
IBEW Member - Mark Lankton                                                                                                          5th Year - Joe Moore
IBEW Member - Mike Matteson                                                                                                         Lab - Phillip York
NECA Member - Kevin Riley                                                                                                             Lab - Albert Marshall 
NECA Member - Don Edwards                                                                                                          Lab - Tony Bevil
NECA Rep - Adam Cook