New Orleans Electrical Workers

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union #130
Paul Zulli – Business Manager
3200 Ridgelake Drive Suite 300
Metairie, La. 70002-4930
(504) 831- 1372
Fax: (504) 83414110

New Orleans Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
David Crumb Training Director
3200 Ridgelake Drive
Suite 201
Metairie, La. 70002-4930
(504) 835-9899
Fax: (504) 835-7873

Program: New Orleans Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
Director: David Crumb
Address: 3200 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 301, Metairie, LA 70002-4930
Phone: (504) 835-9899

Monday through Friday
7:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Description: Combines supervised, structured on-the-job training along with related  theoretical instruction. Prepares individuals for skilled employment opportunities by conducting training in bona fide and documented employment settings. The term of electrical apprenticeship is five years, with a minimum of 8,000 hours on job training and a minimum of 1000 of related classroom instruction. Electrical apprentices earn an excellent wage during the on job training phase of apprenticeship and receive incremental wage increases throughout the training in accordance with a predefined wage progression schedule. Participants learn by working directly under the supervision and tutelage of master electricians in electrical construction. The course curriculum is recognized and fully accredited by the American Council on Education. Graduates are eligible for 60 college semester credit hours.

Applications: Applications for electrical apprenticeship opportunities are accepted on Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM and Wednesday from 11:00 AM until 4:00PM, except normal holidays.

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate with a minimum of one full year of high school algebra with a passing grade, receive a qualifying grade on an industry aptitude test, reside within our jurisdictional construction area, possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license, have reliable transportation, and be physically able to perform the work of an electrical apprentice. Advanced placement for documented previous electrical construction experience will be considered.