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Electrical Workers

The Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust offers training in four different classifications within the electrical industry.

  • Inside Wireman
  • Outside Power Lineman
  • Communication (Telephone) Worker
  • Residential Wireman

Inside Wireman

The Wireman does the electrical work on industrial, commercial and private structures, installation, testing and repairs. Work consists of installing conduit, wire, distribution and service panels, lighting fixtures, motors and controls. Some of the work may be done outside year round and involve reading of plans, codes and specifications.

School consists of five, seven week sessions over approximately five years. Classes are held eight hours per day, 5 days per week at the Electrical Training Centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks. This Apprenticeship consists of 1400 hours of classroom related instruction, and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training.

Outside Power Lineman

The Lineman is responsible for the distribution and transmission of high voltage power from the generation system to substations or occupancies. This is done either on poles or underground, and requires working outside year round. Their work requires good physical strength and the ability to work in a team setting.

School consists of three, seven week sessions over approximately five years. Classes are held eight hours per day, 5 days per week at the Electrical Training Centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks. This Apprenticeship consists of classroom related instruction, and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training.

Communication (Telephone) Worker

A Telephone worker works with and installs communications equipment from pole line distribution to central office equipment. The work is often in confined spaces and highly technical. It may also involve working outside year round and handling heavy conductors and equipment. All telephone workers must learn to climb poles.

School consists of four, seven week sessions over approximately five years. Classes are held eight hours per day, 5 days per week at the Electrical Training Centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks. This Apprenticeship consists of 1120 hours of classroom related instruction, and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training.

Residential Wireman

The Residential Wireman’s work consists of all phases of wiring single and multi family dwellings. Apprentices will learn how to plan entire cabling systems, install fiber optic cabling, audio and video systems, home theater basics, HVAC controls, PLC and wireless control technologies and structured media systems.

School consists of two sessions over approximately two years. Classes are held eight hours per day, 5 days per week at the Electrical Training Center in Anchorage. This Apprenticeship consists of 360 hours of classroom related instruction, and 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

To Apply

Applications are accepted year round and processed quarterly. For more information, download the application request (pdf) and brochure (pdf) and visit our website at http://www.ajeatt.org or email us at office@ajeatt.org .

Statewide Locations

Anchorage
Tom Cashen Training Center
5800 B Street
Anchorage, AK 99518
907.337.9508 ~ phone
907.337.9500 ~ fax
800.533.9508 ~ toll free

Fairbanks
Kornfeind Training Center
4782 Dale Street
Fairbanks, AK 99706
907.479.4449 ~ phone
907.479.0425 ~ fax
800.479.4495 ~ toll free

Juneau
IBEW Local 1547
813 W 12th Avenue
Juneau, AK 99801
907.586.3050 ~ phone
907.586.9614 ~ fax

Ketchikan
IBEW Local 1547
317 Stedman
Ketchikan, AK 99901
907.225.1547 ~ phone
907.225.3924 ~ fax

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