AGE: 18 years old
EDUCATION: High school graduate or GED
PHYSICAL: Must be able to perform the rigorous manual labor required by the trade, with or without reasonable assistance, and have the ability to work safely at high elevations. Physical ability must be confirmed by attending a minimum qualification screening day or verification of prior work experience in the Sheet Metal or related industry, as determined by the Committee.
APPLICATION: Applications must be filled out online a direct link is at the bottom of this page.
REQUIRED: Upload copies of your driver’s license, social security card, high school transcript or GED scores and proof of auto insurance to the application. Failure to upload required documents will stop you from proceeding to the next step of the application. If you upload incorrect information, or we need further information, we will contact you via email and let you know what is needed. If you don’t send what is needed within 30 days, your application will be voided Voided applicants must wait a minimum of 60 days before submitting another application. When we receive your application, if everything is correct, we will contact you via email to schedule testing within 2 weeks. No need to call unless that time has passed.
TESTING: Upon receipt of the required documents the applicant will be scheduled for the next available sheet metal math and reading assessment testing session. Testing sessions will be held at least once a month at either the Everett or DuPont JATC training centers. Per the WWSMJATC apprenticeship standards, the math and reading score may be used to develop a ranked list of applicants (highest score first). Industry need as established by WWSMJATC will determine when and how many applicants will be scheduled for an interview before a subcommittee of the JATC.
SCREENING: Applicants who have met the minimum qualifications will be scheduled for the minimum qualification screening day based on industry need and the Sheet Metal Math and Reading assessment test scores (highest score first). Minimum qualification screening day is pass/fail; a passing score is required. Applicants who successfully complete the minimum qualification screening day may be called before a subcommittee of the JATC for interviews.
OTHER: All Western Washington Sheet Metal JATC qualified applicants accepted into the program and not currently participating in the Sheet Metal Anti-Drug Program are required to pass a pre-employment drug test with negative test results. Applicants failing the drug test will be removed from the ranked eligibility list upon proper notification and must wait a minimum of 60 days before submitting another application.
WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices shall be without discrimination because of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or as otherwise specified by law. The sponsor shall take positive action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required by the rules of the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council and Title 29, Part 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations. (WAC 296-05-316(3)) Rev: 07/01/09