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Up to thirty (30) adults 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.   lightbulb

Adults with an interest in a career as an Electrician have an opportunity to apply for a 2-week 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.  

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, have reliable transportation, and be able to attend the Amteck University Registration Day. A maximum of 30 applicants will be selected based on interest, aptitude, and ability to meet program guidelines.  A gas card, stipend, and necessary tools, uniforms, etc. will be provided to enable participation in the two-week program.

bending pipesUpon 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.

The REAP program is jointly funded by the Northwest TN Workforce Board utilizing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds and Amteck. Contact Ginger Powell, Deputy Director NWTNWB – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 731-334-5108. You can also visit our virtual job fair booth by clicking here.  Check out photos and videos on Facebook @Amteck University.

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.