Plumbers & Pipefitters 152 – Morgantown
Residents from 18 North Central WV counties are encouraged to apply for an apprenticeship opportunity with the Morgantown Plumbers Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Applications are taken each June – watch for announcements here or in local papers for the exact dates and times.
The five year program teaches all aspect of the plumbing and pipefitting trade including, pipe welding certification, medical gas certification, blue print reading, plumbing, heating and cooling.
Apprentices learn on the job under the supervision of journeymen and attend classes two nights a week.
Applicants must be of legal working age and have a high school degree or GED. A birth certificate and a high school diploma, transcripts or their equivalent will be required at time of application.
Helmets-to-Hardhats credit for military experience may be available if a DD-214 form is filed.
Applicants must be bona fide residents of one of the following counties; Barbour, Braxton, Doddridge, Gilmer, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Mineral, Monongalia, Pendleton, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, or Upshur.
A valid drivers license is mandatory as well as a $20 application fee.
Applicants will be scheduled to take a standardized aptitude test at a later date and a substance abuse test before entering the program.
The program will establish an eligibility list consisting of the applications received. If you have previously applied but were not accepted you may re-apply.
The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices shall be without discrimination because of race, creed, color, age, religion, sex or national origin.
For more information call James Cartwright, Coordinator, at 304-296-7562.