Electrician: Dakotas and Western Minnesota
Includes the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of all electrical wiring and electrical equipment used in construction; the alteration and repair of buildings, structures, bridges, street and highway work, tunnels, etc.
Program is a five (5) year program that includes 8,000 hours of on-the-job training and 180 hours per year of related instruction.
Applications are accepted year round and interviews are held once or twice a year in each local
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Must be a high school graduate or have a Certificate of Equivalency (GED).
- Must have completed a full year of high school algebra or one post high school algebra course.
- Must provide copy of birth certificate
- Must provide official high school transcripts.
- Must have a qualifying score on the NJATC electrical aptitude test (to be arranged by
After taking the required apptitude test, applicant will go through an oral interview procedure with the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.) . If selected into the program, there will be a probationary period within the first 2,000 hours of on-the-job training. A drug test will be required before applicant is indentured.
Electrician's knife, pencil, six foot rule, cutting pliers, combination pliers, screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches, I reamers, extensions, chisels, etc.
Worker must provide own transportation and maintain drivers' license.
Eight (8) hours daily from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Starts at 50% of a journeyworker's wage, with a 5% increase approximately every six months
Union dues and entrance fee may be different with each local. Please check with Business Agents.
Geographical areas covered:
States of North Dakota, South Dakota, with the exception of the southern halves of Yankton, Clay and Union counties; and the following counties of Minnesota: Kittson, Roseau, Marshall, Pennington, Red Lake, Polk, Norman, Mahnomen, Clay, Becker, Wilkin, Ottertail, Grant, Douglas, Pipestone, Murray, Rock, Nobles and Traverse.
Dakotas and Western Minnesota (Moorhead)
2201 N. University Dr.
Fargo, ND 58102
IBEW #714 Bismarck/Minot/Williston