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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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has Electronics Technician Apprenticeship Opportunities

Participates in a state-approved Trades Apprentice Employment Program as an Electronics Technician Apprentice to gain experience and training that can lead to becoming a licensed, journey level Electrician. Serves in the Engineering and Maintenance Department at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Performs progressively complex and responsible electrical work as knowledge, skills and abilities in the trade increase. Training received is both on-the-job and in the classroom.  Learns to maintain various kinds and types of electronic systems from old technologies for which parts are often not available to state-of-the-art systems. These may include, but not limited to, fire alarm systems, public address systems, and flight information systems.  Assists full performance (journey) level Electricians in their work by assembling and transporting tools and materials to the job site, supplying requested tools and parts as work is performed, lifting and holding the work object(s), and performing thorough clean up. Must have a high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) at the time of hire.

Hiring Contact: Ricardo Wright, Employee Relations Analyst


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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has Plumber Pipefitter Apprenticeship Opportunities

Participates in a state-approved Trades Apprentice Employment Program as a Plumber Pipefitter Apprentice to gain experience and training that can lead to becoming a licensed, journey level Plumber – Pipefitter. Serves in the Engineering and Maintenance Department at Reagan National Airport (DCA). Learns to install pipes, plumbing and related equipment, from elementary to fully proficient levels of plumbing-pipefitting, as consistent with the Trades Apprentice Employment Program. Training received is both on-the-job and in the classroom. Performs other tasks as assigned including storing and stocking materials and equipment; removing debris and painting pump rooms; shoring ditches for work site safety; using jackhammers and chisels to expose pipelines; checking pipes, joints, valve sizes, pumps and system pressures that move water and waste; and vacuums solid waste and sludge. Learns and uses knowledge of building, fire, Federal Aviation Administration, and other codes and regulations pertinent to the trade, in general and in an airport environment. Assists full performance (journey) level Plumbers-Pipefitters in their work by assembling and transporting tools and materials to the job site, supplying requested tools and parts as work is performed, lifting and holding the work object(s), and performing thorough clean up. Must have a high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) at the time of hire. Completion of at least one trades course (such as Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Automotive Mechanics) in high school OR be currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program at a trades school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Labor. To apply, please visit: www.mwaa.com/careers

Hiring Contact:  Ricardo Wright, Employee Relations Analyst


Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has Grain Inspector/Grader Apprenticeship Opportunities

Grain Inspector/Grader Apprenticeship #00599 – Chesapeake
(Agricultural Specialist IV, Pay Band 4)

Earn while you learn! The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Commodity Services, is pleased to offer a Grain Inspector/Grader Apprenticeship opportunity in the Grain Services Program. The Grain Services team works to inspect, grade, & officially certify domestic and export grain products in accordance with USDA Standards of Grain. While the apprenticeship program is based in Chesapeake, the successful candidate will travel regularly to grain facilities throughout Coastal Virginia/Hampton Roads, with occasional work assignments across the Commonwealth, including Richmond, Petersburg, & the Eastern Shore. The Apprenticeship Program offers a step-by-step career development plan supported by established pay steps. Teamwork based on-the-job training & self-directed learning will provide the foundation for the successful candidate to learn & achieve the technical knowledge, skills, & abilities required to become licensed and certified. Successful candidate will sample, weigh and perform stowage examinations and conduct lab testing and will work toward earning corn and soybean grading licenses. As they progress through the program, future career growth opportunities, including advanced grading licensing may be introduced.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of agriculture or related field is desirable, however, if you have the ability & determination to be trained on federal/state regulations & are able to meet the conditions of employment as noted below then this knowledge is not specifically necessary as training will be provided. Other qualifications include excellent teamwork and customer services skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse clientele and office supervisory personnel; read, interpret, apply, & explain complex rules & regulations; perform basic mathematical calculations and follow instructions; work independently with minimal supervision; be dependable and pay attention to details. H.S. Diploma/GED required. Prefer: Training/coursework in agriculture or related field with knowledge or certification in the grain industry or in the grading of another commodity. An equivalent combination of training & experience indicating possession of the preceding knowledge and abilities may substitute for this education and experience. Hiring Salary Range: $37,042 – $45,000 annually.

Physical Demands: Position is physically demanding and requires long periods of standing, walking, climbing/descending of up to 50 feet, reaching, and frequent bending/stooping. Work involves visual & olfactory (sense of smell) analysis, therefore requires a verifiable ability to distinguish colors and odors. Grain dust may impact allergic conditions.

Scheduling: Must be dependable, able to report to work as assigned, and work a flexible shift schedule, including overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed. During peak workloads, the program operates 24/7. Successful candidate must have the ability & flexibility to work varied hours & be able to adapt to changing work schedules with limited advanced notice. “Designated” employees are those who are required to work during an official closing because the services they provide are essential to agency operations during emergencies; employees in Grain Services are considered essential to agency operations and must work during official closings.

Conditions of Employment: Must successfully complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must maintain a valid driver’s license and have a driving record that reflects a sense of responsibility for safety. Must meet the required qualifications to fully acquire a USDA license for sampler, stowage examinations, weigher, protein & oil testing within approximately 45 days of hire; licensure qualifications to grade corn & soybeans, and perform mycotoxin testing within approximately 8 months of hire; licensure qualifications to grade wheat & mixed grains within approximately 24 months of hire; and other licenses as needed to meet service demands.

This is a Registered Apprenticeship opportunity through the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI).

To be considered, you must apply online at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ by 11:59 PM EST/EDT on July 16, 2021. For more information or assistance, you may contact the Human Resources Office, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 102 Governor Street, Room 248, Richmond, VA 23219; Phone: (804) 371-8066; Hearing Impaired 1-800-828-1120; E-mail hr.vdacs@vdacs.virginia.gov. VDACS is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force.


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IMS Gear Virginia, LLC has Mechatronics Apprenticeship Opportunities

Does working with production machinery, in conjunction with electrical, mechanical, and technical engineering systems, sound exciting? What about working within a high-demand industry? Want to take job-related, classroom courses and earn a paycheck at the same time? A Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program, with IMS Gear might be your answer!

We offer you:
• 2-year program with hands-on training.
• Competitive, hourly rate, and benefits package.
• Job-specific classroom instruction with free tuition/books.
• Career Studies Certificate in Mechatronics from Tidewater Community College (TCC).
• Journey-Worker Certificate from the Department of Labor and Industry.
• Excellent job opportunities with IMS Gear upon apprenticeship completion.

You will:
• Read/apply technical documentation
• Plan/adjust work procedures
• Set-up/make assembly line changeovers.
• Disassemble, troubleshoot and set-up equipment with electrical/pneumatic components.

To apply, please provide:
• Letter of interest, resume, and copy of High School transcripts.
• Letter of recommendation.
• Passing results in Math and English on the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) TCC.
• To make an appointment at least 48 hours in advance of test date-
o Email testing@tcc.edu or call 757-822-2194.
o For testing hours/locations, please visit https://www.tcc.edu.come-to-tcc/placement-testing/
• Submit all documents/test results to alyse.norville@imsgear.com

No Later Than July 17, 2021

To learn about the IMS Gear Apprenticeship Program click the following – https://www.facebook.com/323344014781760/videos/784508292199827/ and https://www.facebook.com/IMS-Gear-Virginia-LLC-323344014781760/videos/1501692683357776/

Hiring Contact: Alyse Norville – HR Generalist and Christian Richter – Apprentice Manager

Contact Information: Alyse Norville – alyse.norville@imsgear.com, 757-468-8810 ext 992266,
Christian Richter – Christian.richter@imsgear.com, 757-468-8810 ext 992202


Colonial Webb has HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing/Pipefitting Apprenticeship Opportunities Available

Plumbing/Pipefitting
The primary responsibilities of the Plumbing/Pipefitter Apprentice are to assist the Mechanic with lay out, fabrication, assembly, installation, maintenance and repairs of pipes, fittings, fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems, piping, piping systems, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, and industrial processing systems according to specifications and codes and be engaged in learning the trade by being present, observing, asking questions and applying skills from classroom learning.

HVAC
The primary responsibilities of the HVAC Apprentice – Construction are to assist the Mechanic/Technician with fabrication, assembly, installation, maintenance tasks, installation and/or repairs of HVAC Systems and be engaged in learning the trade by being present, observing, asking questions and applying skills from classroom learning.

Electrical
The primary responsibilities of the Electrician Apprentice – Service are to assist the Electrical Mechanic with assembly, installation, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes and be engaged in learning the trade by being present, observing, asking questions and applying skills from classroom learning.

Hiring Contact: Logan Sullivan
Contact Information: Logan.Sullivan@ColonialWebb.com


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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has Plumber/Pipefitter Apprenticeship Opportunities

Plumber Pipefitter Apprentice

Participates in a state-approved Airports Authority Trades Apprentice Employment Program to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to become a licensed, journey level Plumber-Pipefitter. Performs progressively complex and responsible plumbing-pipefitting work as knowledge, skills and abilities in the trade increase. Training received is both on-the-job and in a classroom.

Serves in the Engineering and Maintenance Department at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Learns to install pipes, plumbing and related equipment, from elementary to fully proficient levels of plumbing-pipefitting, as consistent with the Trades Apprentice Employment Program. Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire and must be eligible to work in the United States. Ability to learn bodies of knowledge and gain skills in the Plumbing-Pipefitting trade consistent with the schedule for progression as an Apprentice in the Trades Apprentice Employment Program. A high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) at the time of hire. Completion of at least one trades course (such as Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Automotive Mechanics) in high school OR be currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program at a trades school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Labor. Apply at: www.mwaa.com/careers

Hiring Contact Name or Title: Ricardo Wright, Employee Relations Analyst
Contact Information for Potential Employees http://www.mwaa.com/careers


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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has HVAC Apprenticeship Opportunities

As a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic Apprentice in the Airports Authority’s Trades Apprentice Employment Program, you will have the opportunity to gain the experience and training that can lead to becoming a licensed journey level HVAC Mechanic.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire.
Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Ability to learn bodies of knowledge and gain skills in the HVAC trade consistent with the schedule for progression as an Apprentice in the Trades Apprentice Employment Program.
Ability to drive a pick-up truck and learn to use similar vehicle (with tools, parts, etc.).
Ability to work safely and knowledge of the safety rules, regulations, and procedures needed to do so.
Ability to speak and write effectively.
Skill in using a computer, computerized work order and time and attendance system.
Ability to successfully complete an Airports Authority’ background investigation.

EDUCATION

A high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) at the time of hire.
Completion of at least one trades course (such as Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Automotive Mechanics) in high school OR be currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program at a trades school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Labor.

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES REQUIRED

A state driver’s license in good standing at the time of hire.
Depending on assignment, may be required to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License.
External Posting URL: https://www.myworkday.com/mwaa/d/inst/15$158872/9925$3086.htmld

Hiring Contact: Ms. Robin Wade (Labor & Employee Relations Manager)

Contact Information for potential employees

Marcelene Wesley
Employment Specialist
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
2733 Crystal Drive, Two Potomac Yard Building, Suite #600
Arlington, VA 22202
703-417-8364


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Easterseals Child Development Center has Early Childhood Educator/ Teacher / Special Education Teacher (Preschool) Apprenticeship Opportunities

Early Childhood Educator/ Teacher / Special Education Teacher (Preschool)

The Lead Teacher is responsible for overall daily classroom operations. Lead Teachers are to provide a safe and nurturing environment that supports the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age. They are responsible for the implementation of developmentally appropriate lesson plans that are aligned with Creative Curriculum and national and state standards.

Hiring Contact: Marjorie Tolson
(703) 534-5353 / mtolson@eseal.org


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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has Electrician Apprenticeship Opportunities

Electrician Apprentice

Participates in a state-approved Trades Apprentice Employment Program as an Electrician Apprentice to gain experience and training that can lead to becoming a licensed, journey level Electrician. Serves in the Engineering and Maintenance Department at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Performs progressively complex and responsible electrical work as knowledge, skills and abilities in the trade increase. Training received is both on-the-job and in the classroom. Learns to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, install/replace and perform preventive maintenance on various airfield lighting systems, faulty transformers, cable and fixtures, portable light plants, and electrical portions of stationary and portable generators. Assists full performance (journey) level Electricians in their work by assembling and transporting tools and materials to the job site, supplying requested tools and parts as work is performed, lifting and holding the work object(s), and performing thorough clean up. Must have a high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) at the time of hire. Completion of at least one trades course (such as Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Automotive Mechanics) in high school OR be currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program at a trades school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Labor. To apply, please visit: www.mwaa.com/careers

Hiring Contact: Ricardo Wright, Employee Relations Analyst

Contact Information: http://www.mwaa.com/careers

Hiring Contact: Ricardo Wright, Employee Relations Analyst

Contact Information: http://www.mwaa.com/careers


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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