Registered Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Job Postings

The Division of Registered Apprenticeship is now offering a job posting feature to all Registered Apprenticeship sponsors when they have a Registered Apprenticeship opportunity.  Contact patricia.morrison@doli.virginia.gov for more information and to fill out your request form.  Your ad will remain posted until all positions are filled. Sponsors may request removal.


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NSR BAE Systems Inc. has Multiple Apprenticeship Opportunities

BAE Systems’ Norfolk Ship Repair Apprentice Program, is a training program that includes on-the-job training (OJT) and classroom instruction. Apprentices will participate in a four-year curriculum through the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and Tidewater Community College (TCC) for job related classes. Through on-the-job training, NCCER job-specific courses, and classroom instruction at TCC, Apprentices will graduate as First-Class mechanics in their trades at the end of the program.

Job Description:
Apprentices perform shipboard work in support of repair and modernization of US Naval and commercial vessels. Apprenticeships will be offered in the following trades:

Shipfitter – Works with structural steel for the fabrication/repair/removal/installation of components such as foundations, decks, bulkheads, etc. onboard vessels. Works with electric, hydraulic and pneumatic shop equipment and power tools. Performs burning, welding and grinding.

Welder – Performs cutting and joining of marine materials using numerous advanced/complex welding and thermal processes onboard vessels. Works with electric, hydraulic and pneumatic shop equipment and power tools. Performs burning, welding and grinding. Previous welding experience in high school VOTEC or other trade training institute is preferred.
Inside Machinist – Performs work in Machining, Valves and Pumps using various machines such as lathes, mills, drill presses, grinders, vertical machining centers, horizontal boring mills, etc. Works with blueprints or written specifications to calculate operations. Uses Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) cutting machines and precision measuring tools. Performs troubleshooting of operations and takes appropriate actions to correct. Performs quality inspections, verifying dimensions of work piece are in accordance with drawing specifications. Previous machining experience in high school VOTEC or other trade training institute is preferred.

Outside Machinist – Performs repair, removal and installation of mechanical components on shipboard systems such as diesel engines, deck equipment propulsion shafting, valves, etc. Works with measuring devices and trade hand tools. Reads and interprets blueprints. Works with electric, hydraulic and pneumatic shop equipment. Performs work in Valve Overhaul, Reach Rods/Valve Operators, Pump Overhaul and Alignments, Deck Machinery, Rudders, Shafting, Line Shaft Barings, Propellers, Controllable Pitch Propeller System and Grinding. Previous machining experience in high school VOTEC or other trade training institute is preferred.
Marine Electrician – Performs repair, removal, troubleshooting and installation of electrical components on shipboard systems such as wiring, controllers, motors, panels, switchboards, etc. Determines relevant drawings required for a job by locating and cross-referencing with resources. Lays out jobs, determines cable paths to equipment, and identifies locations of equipment and wiring by preparing simple sketches and diagrams. Works with electric, hydraulic and pneumatic shop equipment and power tools. Installs circuits and electrical equipment. Reads blueprints, specifications, and engineering drawings. Previous work experience, high school VOTEC or other trade training specific to trade is preferred.

Marine Pipefitter – Performs fabrication, repair, removal, and installation of piping components on shipboard systems such as fuel oil, potable water, CHT, hydraulics, etc. Works with electric, hydraulic and pneumatic shop equipment and power tools. Performs burning, brazing, welding and grinding. Reads and interprets advanced blueprints. Knowledge of Swedge Lock, Lokring, Band Saw, Plasma Machine, and Flex Hoses preferred.

Sheetmetal Mechanic – Performs fabrication, repair, removal and installation of Ventilation systems, Habitability spaces such as Berthing which contain bunks, lockers, desk, tables and any type of furniture. Joiner bulkheads and overhead sheathing, Galley and mess deck equipment onboard vessels and in the shop. Works with all types of sheetmetal materials such as Galvanize, aluminum and stainless steel! Works with Power equipment such as Brakes, Shears and Rollers, uses hand tools such as hammers, wrenches, snips, punches and dividers. Works with electric, battery and pneumatic power tools such as drills, grinders and saws, rivet guns, learns how to tack weld.

Carpenter – Performs work in shaping and laminating wood to form parts of ship, using steam chambers, clamps, glue, and jigs. Repairs structural woodwork and replaces defective parts and equipment, using hand tools and power tools. Shapes irregular parts and trims excess material from bulkhead and furnishings to ensure fit meets specifications. Constructs floors, doors, partitions, etc. using woodworking machines, hand tools, and power tools. Reads and interprets blueprints. Must demonstrate an understanding of working with equipment, working with Nomex panel, installation of various materials and drydock block and crate building.
Rigger – Performs removal and installation of equipment, materials, structural components and other vessel components onboard vessels utilizing portal cranes, chainfalls, anchor chains, and advanced/complex rigging practices. Works with electric, hydraulic, pneumatic, and manual shop equipment and power tools. Operates forklifts and other heavy equipment. Performs burning, welding and grinding.

Dockperson -Performs work operating and maintaining dock machinery to include: pumps, motors, valves, winches and capstans. Support production trades on ships and dry-docks as needed. Operates forklifts and aerial lifts, as well as inspect, service, and maintain dry-docks including maintenance documentation to include work orders, work schedules and historical record keeping. Hook-up/disconnect drydock and ships temporary services to prepare the ship for docking and undocking. Assists with mooring of ships and barges. Performs using safe rigging practices. Interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, and dock layouts.
For more information about the BAE Systems Apprentice Program, please watch this video: BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair Apprentice Program – YouTube

Required Skills:

Candidates will need to apply at www.baesystems.jobs and upload their resume into their application profile. Please also complete the questionnaire at the end of the application that will ask you to select your top three (3) trades of interest. High School Graduate or GED Certificate must be submitted via email to the Apprenticeship Program Coordinator at nsr.apprentice@baesystems.com no later than Monday, July 12th.

  • · Must be 18 years of age.
  • · Successful candidates must be able to:
  • – Work outdoors (heat, cold, rain, etc.)
  • – Work in confined and/or enclosed spaces
  • – Wear required personal protective equipment (hard, safety shoe, safety glasses, respiratory protection, etc.)
  • – Work overtime as required (daily and weekends)

Reliable transportation to/from work including off-site work as required
Must have a clean background check and be able to obtain access at defense installations including NOB

Candidates are required to take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) administered by Tidewater Community College (TCC). The test must have been taken within the past year. Information on preparing and taking the test can be obtained by visiting www.tcc.edu/student-services/academic-success/testing-services/placement-testing Placement test are done by appointment only and can take weeks to get an appointment. Placement testing is offered only at the Chesapeake campus for this position. It is critical that you prepare prior to testing. Placement scores are the primary selection criteria for interviews. Candidates are required to test into MTH 111 Basic Technical Mathematics and ENG 115 Technical Writing.

Candidates must submit their Virginia Placement Test results via email to the Apprenticeship Program Coordinator at nsr.apprentice@baesystems.com no later than Monday, July 12th. If a qualifying placement test is not received by the cutoff date, you will not be considered for an interview.

If you are a current student at TCC or other Virginia Community College, please upload your current unofficial transcripts with your resume.

For more information email, nsr.apprentice@baesystems.com or watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=groy9JG0Wm8

Applications are only accepted online at jobs@baesystems.com search apprentice. Applications will close on June 13, 2021.

Hiring Contact: Tobey Anne Allen
Contact Information for Potential Apprenticesnsr.apprentice@baesystems.com


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J. Kittleberger and Sons, Inc. has Plumber/Apprentice Apprenticeship Opportunities

We are a small family business environment and a customer service oriented company that has been servicing the Metro area for the past 38 years. We currently have two immediate openings available for Service plumbers/Apprentices.

Requirements for applicants:
• Must have clean driving record
• Strong troubleshooting skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Honest, reliable, neat and courteous
• Must be able to work full time as well as after-hours rotation

We will provide you with:
• Company Vehicle
• Gas Card
• Phone
• Competitive Wages
• Health and Dental Benefits
• 401 Match
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation

Hiring Contact: Jay Kittleberger (703 339-8900
Contact Information for Potential Apprentices: Pat Bazan


Positive Image Salon has Hairstylist Apprenticeship Opportunities

Apprenticeship Opportunity – Work in upbeat, busy salon and learn the industry. Great earning potential.

Hiring contact Donald Anderson (owner)
(703) 750-0838 or danderson77@verizon.net


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R & B Inc. has Installer Apprenticeship Opportunities

RBI is looking for installers. Installers – will be trained thru the Apprenticeship Program, however, two years of school or on the job training would be a plus.

Hiring Contacts: Mary White: Mike White: Joe Fortney
Contact information for potential apprentices 703-683-1996 / Email: mary@rbincorporated.com


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R & B Inc. has Junior Service Technician Apprenticeship Opportunities

RBI is looking for Jr. Service Technicians – Jr. Service Technicians should have at least 3 years of HVAC experience

Hiring Contacts: Mary White: Mike White: Joe Fortney

Contact information for potential apprentices 703-683-1996 / Email: mary@rbincorporated.com


B K Electric has Experienced Electrician Apprenticeship Opportunities

We are looking for an experienced Electrician to undertake a variety of tasks relating to setting up and maintaining electrical infrastructure. Your job will involve installing electrical wiring in buildings and poles, troubleshooting malfunctions and blackouts and repairing systems. Due to the high amount of risk pertaining to this job, electricians must be first and foremost responsible individuals with great attention to safety precautions. The ideal candidate must be experienced in different kinds of electrical devices and systems. The goal will be to produce and maintain well-functioning electrical connections to minimize the probability of accidents and maximize usability of electricity in all facilities.

Responsibilities
• Execute plans of electrical wiring for well-functioning lighting and power systems
• Install electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment for alarm and other systems
• Install safety and distribution components (e.g. switches, resistors, circuit-breaker panels etc.)
• Connect wiring in electrical circuits and networks ensuring compatibility of components
• Prepare and assemble conduits and connect wiring through them
• Prevent breakdown of systems by routinely inspecting and replacing old wiring and insulated cables, cleaning circuits etc.
• Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged unit
Skills
• Proven experience as an electrician
• Experience in industrial, commercial and residential electrical systems
• Demonstrable ability to use power tools, electrical meters and hand tools (e.g. wire strippers, voltmeter etc.)
• Capable of reading electrical drawings and blueprints
• Thorough knowledge of NEC code as well as safety procedures and legal regulations/guidelines
• Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability
• Excellent physical condition and flexibility to work long shifts and in various weather conditions
• Diploma in relevant vocational training or successfully completed apprenticeship as an electrician (preferred)
• Valid license to practice profession (not required but considered for compensation
Come work for a great company! We are a fast-growing, full-service, residential & commercial electrical contracting company. Locally owned and operated in Fairfax County, we serve the Northern Virginia – Maryland – DC region.
We are looking for experienced residential & commercial electricians! We will continue training and supporting apprenticeship programs. Great opportunity for someone to grow in the electrical trade!
We are currently looking for dependable, experienced electricians that are willing to grow with our company, have a good driving record, and a great attitude.

Requirements:
• DRUG FREE
• MUST BE ON TIME
• Good driving record
• Neat, clean & organized
• Great attitude
• Team Player

Benefits:
• Paid Holidays (immediate)
• Health and Dental Insurance Available! Retirement Plan! Paid Vacation! (probationary period)
Job Type: Full-time (40+ hour work week)
Pay: $16.00 – $25.00 per hour (hourly rate is negotiable and based on experience)

APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES: After 90 days, employees in good standing have the opportunity to enroll in classes.
COVID-19 considerations:
Our employees wear masks and follow CDC guidelines for a safe workplace.

Interested parties can email their resume and/or job application to hr@bkelectric.net. Visit https://bkelectric.net/careers to download our job application.


B K Electric has Electrician Helper Apprenticeship Opportunities

WANTED! Electrician Helpers…

Job Description
Come work for a great company! We are a fast-growing, full-service, residential & commercial contracting company. Locally owned and operated in Fairfax County, we serve the Northern Virginia – Maryland – DC region.

NO EXPERIENCE Necessary, just a good attitude and the ability to show up. Will train the right people. Great opportunity for someone to learn their way around the construction business!
We are currently looking for dependable people with a good driving record, great attitude and willing to learn. We will gladly teach the rest.

REQUIREMENTS:
• DRUG FREE
• MUST BE ON TIME
• Good Driving Record
• Neat, Clean & Organized
• Great Attitude
• Team Player

BENEFITS:
• Paid Holidays! (immediate)
• Health, Dental, Supplemental Insurance! Paid Vacation! (probationary period)
Job Type: Full-time (40+ hour work week)
Pay: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour (hourly rate is based on experience)

APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES: After 90 days, employees in good standing have the opportunity to enroll in classes.
COVID-19 considerations:

We follow CDC Guidelines for promoting a safe workplace.
Please email your resume and/or job application to hr@bkelectric.net. To download our job application, visit https://bkelectric.net/careers.


K&K Electrical LLC has Electrical Apprentice Opportunities

Electrical Apprentice Opportunity

Full time employment for Apprentices that are willing to commit to working 40 hours per week and overtime as needed. Applicants must agree to attend schooling at New Horizons training center. Classes are held twice weekly from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Excellent company with opportunities for growth.

Hiring Contact Kevin OConnell Jr/ President
kkelectricalva@gmail.com phone number 757 903 2565


Smoothstack Inc. has Application Developer (Junior Software Developer) Apprenticeship Opportunities

Smoothstack— a cutting-edge IT apprenticeship program that is helping candidates find quality and inclusive opportunities with some of the largest IT companies in the DC Metro area.

We are looking for developers and cybersecurity enthusiasts who want to engage in challenging projects in futuristic technology, software development, and much more within a variety of sectors such as financial, health care, energy and federal.

Everyone from the self-taught engineer to the recent college graduate are welcome to apply. No prior work experience is required and we have multiple openings in and around Washington D.C.. We will provide on the job training after you are hired.

Contact information: Jobs@smoothstack.com

Occupation: Application Developer (Junior Software Developer), Cybersecurity Analyst, IT Specialist & More


Chesapeake Controls has HVAC Mechanical Install Technician Apprenticeship Opportunities

Chesapeake Controls is seeking an HVAC/R Mechanical Install Technician Helper to join our Commercial Construction team. The HVAC Installer is responsible for assisting with the installation and assembly within commercial and educational buildings. You will enjoy working with the top quality products and systems that Chesapeake Controls offers while working alongside a professional and knowledgeable team.

Minimum qualifications include:
• Prior experience in the startup and charging of heating/air conditioning,
• Able to read and comprehend standard design symbols common to industry.
• Knowledgeable with Industry safety requirements
• Voltage above 120 vac to 480 vac
• Must be able to lift over 50 lbs.
• Experience with installation of commercial heating/air conditioning, in both water source and DX types of equipment preferred
• HVAC and Mechanical systems knowledge a plus
• Ability to understand and work using floor plans, blueprints, specifications, and schematics
• Some travel required

Minimum Requirements
• High School degree or equivalent
• HVAC/R Training preferred
• Attention to detail
• Reliable and dependable
• Excellent team player with a willingness to learn
• Reliable transportation

Benefits include:
• Ongoing training and development
• Competitive compensation
• Great benefits package including;

100% paid employee medical premiums
100% paid life insurance policy
Available dental and vision plan

• 401k and Profit Sharing Plan
• Excellent vacation benefits
• Paid Holidays
• Available Virginia 529 College Savings Plan

For more information or to apply, visit www.chesapeakecontrols.com

Hiring contact: Sarah Tromly, Human Resources Manager

Contact information for potential apprentices: sarahtromly@chesapeakecontrols.com