Application Request Form

DES MOINES APPRENTICESHIP APPLICATION REQUEST FORM

I am requesting an application for the:         Inside Program              Residential Program             Telecommunications Program        

Have you ever applied for this program before?  YES   NO    If yes, when?

First Name Middle Initial       Last Name     Date

Address   City      State      Zip Code    

       

Phone #  -    Email Address

                                                                                                                                 

I do hereby request an application form to apply for the apprenticeship program.  I understand and accept full responsibility for completing the application form upon receipt, returning it to the apprenticeship office, and submitting all subsequent required documents and information within the specified time frame.  I am requesting this application form for my own personal use.  I understand that it is my responsibility to keep the apprenticeship program’s office notified of my current mailing address and telephone number.   
 

Check here to indicate that you have read and agree to the terms of the application request form.

APPLICATION FEE

In order to receive the Application Form for one of the Apprenticeship Programs, an Application Fee of $25.00 is required. The fee must accompany this “Apprenticeship Application Request Form”. 

Make Your Check of Money Order Payable To: DES MOINES ELECTRICAL APPRENTICESHIP

Please Note, If Your Check Is Returned by Your Banking Institution, Your Application Will Be Withheld from Further Processing until Full Payment Is Properly Made – Including Reimbursement for Any Returned Check Charges.

The completed form may be mailed or dropped off at our office.

If You Are Mailing This Form, Be Sure to Enclose Your Payment If You Wish to Receive an Apprenticeship Application Form.

**Do Not Send Cash    –   Only Checks or Money Orders Are Acceptable Payment**

 Return This Form To:                                                                                   

Des Moines Electrical Apprenticeship                              

10700 Justin Dr.

Urbandale, IA  50322

The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or age – except the applicant must be at least 17 years of age to apply and 18 years of age at time of indenture.  The JATC does not, and will not, discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual.

For Official Use Only

App #_______ Cash_______ Check #_________     MO #____________            CC#______________________________

Date Received________        Date Sent________   

Information Needed to Complete the Application Process

As an applicant for the apprenticeship program, I understand that it is my responsibility to provide all of the following information.  I further acknowledge that I must submit all required information to the JATC within 30 days of the date that I submitted my application form.  Therefore, I am responsible to see that all documents are received by the JATC.

Check here to indicate that you have read and understand the requirements.

  • Provide a copy of your valid driver’s license (minimum of 17 years of age).

  • Provide documentation of being a high school graduate, HiSET or have a GED, or having a two-year Associate Degree or higher.

  • Provide an OFFICIAL transcript for high school and post high school education and training. All HiSET or GED records must be submitted if applicable.

  • Submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training/experience.

  • Provide evidence of successful completion of one full year of high school algebra with a passing grade, or one post high school algebra course with a passing grade – if not already provided on OFFICIAL transcripts submitted.

  • Provide any other required documentation or information such as letters of recommendation, personal merit citations, achievement awards, etc. that the application would like the JATC to consider.

 

-PLEASE NOTE-

In order to qualify for an oral interview, an applicant must obtain a score of “4” or higher, using the electrical trade’s aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research.

Applicants who qualify for an oral interview are interviewed in the order in which they complete the application process.

Prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants may be required to provide results of a physical examination and a drug test as determined by the JATC.

Apprenticeship Program Participation

INSIDE WIREMAN

As an apprentice in this apprenticeship and training program you may be required to report for on-the-job training assignments anywhere within the employment jurisdiction of the JATC.  The geographic jurisdiction, by county, of this JATC is as follows:

In the State of Iowa, the Counties of:  Dallas, Polk, Jasper, Madison, Warren, Hardin, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Story, Marshall, Tama, Audubon, Guthrie, Adair, Union, Clarke, Lucas, Ringgold, Decatur, Adams, Cass, Montgomery, Page, Taylor, Wayne, Marion, Mahaska and Monroe.

As an apprentice is this apprenticeship and training program, periodic advances are presently awarded according to the following schedule.

Period                               Rate of Pay                    OJT Hours                                     Related Training

 1                                       40%                                        0-1000    and                          Satisfactory Progress

 2                                       45%                                  1001-2000    and                         1st Year School Completed

 3                                       55%                                  2001-3500    and                         2nd Year School Completed

 4                                       60%                                  3501-5000    and                         3rd Year School Completed

 5                                       70%                                  5001-6500    and                         4th Year School Completed

 6                                       80%                                  6501-8000    and                         5th Year School Completed

(Example:  To advance to fourth period, one must have satisfactorily completed the second year of related training and must also have accumulated 3500 hours of OJT with satisfactory performance)

To be advanced, the apprentice must have satisfactorily completed both requirements:  OJT hours and Related Training.  Successful completion of one year of related training and the minimum OJT hours are required for advancement – except for advancement to the second period, during the probationary period.  In this case, a minimum of 1000 OJT hours and satisfactory progress in related training are required.

RESIDENTIAL WIREMAN

As an apprentice in this apprenticeship and training program you may be required to report for on-the-job training assignments anywhere within the employment jurisdiction of the JATC.  The geographic jurisdiction, by county, of this JATC is as follows:

In the State of Iowa, the Counties of:  Dallas, Polk, Jasper, Madison and Warren.

As an apprentice is this apprenticeship and training program, periodic advances are presently awarded according to the following schedule.

Period                               Rate of Pay                    OJT Hours                                     Related Training

 1                                       65%                                     0-800                and                   Satisfactory Progress

 2                                       70%                                  801-1600             and                  1st Year School

 3                                       75%                                  1601-3200           and                  2nd Year School

 4                                       80%                                  3201-4800           and                  3rd Year School

To be advanced, the apprentice must have satisfactorily completed both requirements: OJT hours and Related Training as indicated above.

(Example: To advance to third period, one must have satisfactorily completed the first year of related training and must also have accumulated 1600 hours of OJT with satisfactory performance.)

TELECOMMUNICATION INSTALLER/TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

As an apprentice in this apprenticeship and training program you may be required to report for on-the-job training assignments anywhere within the employment jurisdiction of the JATC.  The counties in the Des Moines jurisdiction are; Dallas, Polk, Jasper, Madison, Warren, Hardin, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Story, Marshall, Tama, Audubon, Guthrie, Adair, Union, Clarke, Lucas, Ringgold, Decatur, Adams, Cass, Montgomery, Page, Taylor, Wayne, Marion, Mahaska and Monroe.

As an apprentice in this apprenticeship and training program, periodic advances are presently awarded according to the following schedule.

Period             Percent of                    Elapsed Time+               Minimum                              +                      Related Training

   Install/Tech Rate                                                  Accumulative OJT

 1                     50%                              N/A                                   + 800                                    +                        Satisfactory Progress

 2                     55%                              N/A                                   + 1600                                  +                        1st Year School Completed

 3                     60%                              6 months                         + 2400                                  +                        Satisfactory Progress

 4                     65%                              6 months                         +3200                                  +                        2nd Year School Completed

 5                     70%                              6 months                         +4000                                  +                        Satisfactory Progress

 6                     80%                              6 months                         +4800                                  +                        3rd Year School Completed

To be advanced, the apprentice must have satisfactorily completed all requirements: Elapsed time, OJT Accumulative Hours and Related Training as indicated above.

(Example: To be promoted to fifth period, one must have served at least six months as a fourth period apprentice, accumulated a minimum of 3200 hours of OJT and satisfactorily completed the second year of related training).

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