IBEW 317 – Huntington

The Huntington Electrical JATC is an affiliate of the electrical training ALLIANCE (formerly the NJATC).  The electrical training ALLIANCE developed uniform standards that are adopted and used nationwide to select and train thousands of qualified men  and women each year.

Over the years we have continually trained the best craftpersons in the industry without the cost to the taxpayers.  Students in the electrical training ALLIANCE earn while they learn while doing apprenticeship.  Apprentices receive excellent wages, paid health benefits, pension, guaranteed wage advancement, and an employment atmosphere with safe working conditions.

Applications are taken online or in person Monday through Friday 8 AM to 3PM at 1816 Madison Ave, Huntington, WV.  Applications will be accepted year round with classes starting in September.  Here is the most recent IBEW 317 Notice

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Minimum age 18
  2. High School Education
  3. One year of High School algebra
  4. Qualifying score on an aptitude test
  5. Drug Free

Applicants who meet all basic requirements will be interviewed by the JATC.  Apprentices will be selected in order of their final ranking.

Counties in this local’s jurisdiction:

WV – Cabell, Lincoln, Mason and Wayne

OH – Galia and Lawrence

KY – Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Floyd, Johnson, Lawrence, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Pike and Rowan.


The Recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.  The JATC will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunities in apprenticeship and training and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the code of federal regulations, Part 30.