Up to thirty (30) young adults ages 18-24 from Northwest TN have an opportunity to “reap” the benefits of a pre-vocational training program – Registered Electrical Apprenticeship Preparation (REAP), a partnership between Amteck, the American Job Center, and the Northwest TN Workforce Board. Amteck delivers the latest in cutting-edge technology in the electrical engineering and contracting industry. Through agreements with the US ReDepartment of Labor, Amteck offers a 4-year Registered Apprenticeship including classroom and on-the-job training while being paid. Apprentices may travel to different locations to work on construction sites across the country. After successful completion of the 4-year program, apprentices are prepared to take the exam to become a Journeyman/Licensed Electrician earning an estimated $70,000 annually.
Young adults ages 18-24 with an interest in a career as an Electrician have an opportunity to apply for a 2-week (July 13 – July 24, 2020) Amteck University pre-apprenticeship program in Dyersburg to learn the fundamentals of basic electricity and construction applications. The program will include classroom instruction and hands-on experience, preparing students to be ready to start work on a real construction project in the electrical field. Throughout the program, students will earn $13.25 per hour.
Amteck will evaluate the following qualities during the pre-apprenticeship program: being willing to submit to a drug test; arriving on-time; dressing appropriately; being respectful; being proactive; being positive; working hard; working safely.
Applicants must be 18 or older by July 13, 2020, have reliable transportation, and be able to attend the Amteck University Registration Day on Thursday, June 25th at 9:00am. A maximum of 30 applicants will be selected based on interest, aptitude, and ability to meet program guidelines. A gas card, $13.25 per hour stipend, and necessary tools, uniforms, etc. will be provided to enable participation in the two-week program.
Upon successful completion of the 2-week Amteck University pre-apprenticeship program, graduates will be eligible for hire by Amteck and with supervisor recommendation, accepted into the Registered Apprenticeship to become a Journeyman/Licensed Electrician.
To apply for the 2-week Amteck University pre-apprenticeship program, please attend the Amteck University Registration Day schedule for Thursday, June 25th at 9:00am at Amteck, 1024 East Court Street, Dyersburg, TN.
Since 1977, Amteck has built a reputation of delivering a quality product, in a cost-effective manner, while maintaining a safe work environment throughout a project’s duration. Amteck’s commitment to customer service, its safety program, and family atmosphere has grown the company into one of the most prominent electrical contractors in the southeast.