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San Diego Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC)


The San Diego Electrical JATC Jurisdiction

The San Diego Electrical JATC jurisdiction is comprised of two California counties: San Diego and Imperial. 

The San Diego Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

The San Diego Electrical JATC is dedicated to advancing the Unionized Electrical Industry by training a skilled workforce through apprenticeship and advanced journeyman training courses of on-the-job and related training.  These are common goals of IBEW Local 569 and the San Diego Chapter of the NECA.

There are currently three apprenticeship programs including; Inside Wireman, a five-year program; Sound and Telecommunications, a four-year program; and Residential Wireman, a three-year program. In addition, a four-year Streetlight Tech program is in the planning stage. All apprentice courses are college credited through Palomar College.  In addition to the above apprenticeship programs, there are also journeyman training and Electrical Trainee (Construction Wireman) classes taught at the JATC.

The San Diego Electrical Training Trust owns the San Diego Electrical Training Center. The Board of Trustees delegated the operation of the facility to the JATC.  This 32,000 square foot state-of–the-art facility is located in the heart of San Diego County.  Its administrative employees are comprised of: a Training Director who works directly for the JATC; an Assistant Training Director; a Sound apprentice coordinator, Office Manager; five full-time clerical staff; two full-time instructors, a full-time maintenance worker, and 40 part-time adjunct faculty.   The Trust also has a 5,000 square foot facility and is currently developing an additional 5,000 square feet in Imperial County. This facility is run by a coordinator who reports directly to the Training Director.

The Position  The Training Director/Administrative Manager functions as the Executive Director to the JATC and provides professional direction and support in the development of the JATC’s vision, develops relationships with business, the local union, and community groups and assists the JATC with the coordination of the development of the workforce training strategy.  The position also has administrative responsibility for planning, directing, administering and evaluating the Training Center in the implementation and evaluation of the JATC goals, objectives and programs.  The Training Director/Administrative Manager reports directly to the Board of Trustees of the Training Center.

The Candidate   Successful completion of an electrical apprenticeship program sponsored by the IBEW/NECA is required.  Experience in construction supervision or management is a plus. The candidate should have knowledge of: government regulation on apprenticeship and training; ERISA law as it relates to Industry Training Funds; knowledge of the principles of management, supervision and training.  The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who is a team player with a collaborative approach and very strong interpersonal skills.  This person will be innovative, assertive and dedicated to advancing apprenticeship and training.  He/she should be someone who will provide vision and direction, and in addition, he/she should be a creative problem solver who can delegate and follow-through.

Compensation The salary is dependent on the credentials and proven abilities of the selected candidate.  The JATC will also provide a full complement of fringe benefits.

Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation conducted by the JATC; followed by an in-person interview.  The JATC will evaluate the candidates’ qualifications, professional accomplishments, goals, leadership abilities, compatibility and overall likelihood of success in this position.  This position serves a one-year probationary period.

How to Apply

Send résumé to by October 15, 2016.  Questions or inquiries may be directed to San Diego Electrical JATC @ 4675 Viewridge Ave., San Diego, CA 92123-1644.  Attn: Employment TD.

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Great benefits

  • Starting rate of pay is $24.79 per hour – double time for overtime
  • Paid vacations and holidays, medical, dental and vision health insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions
  • Extensive in-house training opportunities as well as our own formal apprentice programs

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Position Bid No.  16-06

Newport, Oregon

July 19, 2016

Notice of Vacancy

The position of Journeyman Meterman or Journeyman Relay/Meter Technician in our South Beach location is open for bid from July 19, 2016 until the position is filled; the first review of applications will take place on August 18, 2016.

The Journeyman Meterman will service, test, and calibrate all electric watt-hour, demand and recording meters; instrument transformers and related test equipment; wire instrument transformers; watt-hour, and reactive metering circuits.  Investigate power diversion and related metering problems using AMI System.  Field test and inspect metering installations as needed.

This position requires successful completion of a three (3) year approved Metering Apprenticeship or equivalent that includes passing the IBEW Exam.

The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyman Meterman as of April 1, 2016 is $45.93.

The Journeyman Meter/Relay Technician will install, te4swt commission, troubleshoot and maintain transmission, distribution, and substation protective relaying systems and supporting SCADA equipment.  Service, test, and calibrate all electric watt-hour, demand and recording meters; instrument transformers and related test equipment; wire instrument transformers; watt-hour, and reactive metering circuits.  Investigate power diversion and related metering problems using AMI System.  Field test and inspect metering installations as needed..

This postion requires successful completion of a three (3) year approved Metering Apprenticeship or equivalent that includes passing the IBEW Exam.  One (1) year of installation, testing, servicing and repair of electronic relays and approved Relay courses.

The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyman Relay/Meter Technician as of April 1, 2016 is $50.96.

You can read the complete job description or apply online at Central Lincoln’s external website at through March 1, 2016.  Please use the “Position Bid Application” form 221 and attach it through NEOGOV.  This position will be posted inside and outside concurrently.


Debra Smith

General Manager


P.O. Box 6, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862 (541) 938-5531



Salary: $43.57 Full Time

Duties: Constructs, maintains and repairs overhead and underground electrical systems; does related work as required.

Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of the methods and tools used in line construction and maintenance work, occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions used for the trade; working knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems, ability to apply this knowledge to work problems; thorough knowledge of first aid, including pole top resuscitation; ability to work from sketches, blueprints, written or oral instructions; sufficient strength to perform heavy (sometimes exceeding 100 lbs.) manual tasks relating to line construction; ability to climb poles and work at moderate heights with energized high tension lines such as primary conductors; ability to work in all weather conditions; skill in the use and care of the tools and equipment of the trade. Possession of or ability to secure possession of a valid Class A CDL (Commercial Driver License).

Experience and Training: Minimum of three years experience in electric line work and journey status as a line technician and completion of a recognized apprenticeship in line work; graduation from a senior high school or satisfactory equivalent GED certificate.

Method of Selection: Evaluation of candidate's background from application form. Those applicants who appear best qualified as determined by a screening committee may be interviewed.

Application: Applications may be obtained from Human Resources Dept., City Hall, P.O. Box 6, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862, (541) 938-8243, or on the City’s website at Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department in City Hall by 2:00pm, Monday, April 18, 2016. Disability accommodations made in the recruitment process upon request.

The City of Milton-Freewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability.



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Job Opportunities at Surprise Valley

Journeyman Lineman

Surprise Valley Electrification Corp.

Salary:  $38.92/hour plus some overtime

Deadline:  Open until filled

Surprise Valley Electrification Corp. (Alturas, California), a small rural electric cooperative comprised of approximately 6200 meters has a opening for Journeyman Lineman in Alturas, California.

Applicant must be able to get along well with others and shall embrace the cooperative spirit. A Journeyman Lineman’s certification (IBEW) and 1 year experience is required. Applicant must have a CDL. Knowledge of REA electrical construction methods and material in 7200/12470 thru 69kv as well as repair of overhead and under ground electrical systems is required.  RUS construction preferred. Applicant must be proficient in climbing, hot sticking, and tree trimming. Substation and regulator knowledge a plus Applicant  if  hired shall live within ten miles of the cooperative yard.

Offering competitive paid benefits and competitive salary. A high desert area along the Warner Mountains, elevation 4500 feet, Alturas is a wonderful outdoors recreational area, excellent schools and a good community to learn and live in.

Submit resume to Surprise Valley Electric, 516 US Hwy 395 E, Alturas, CA 96101. Attention Dennis Reed Fax 530-233-2190.  Email to

PG&E is Hiring!  Interested in learning more?  Please contact:

Dustin Dear (415) 948-0385


Kristina Miller (925) 270-2909

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CoosCurry Electrical Coop,


Central Lincoln PUD,

Consumers Power,

Lane Electric,

City of Roseburg,

City of Ashland,

Central Lincoln PUD


Surprise Valley,


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