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Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Apprenticeship Opportunities

Job Description

This apprenticeship leads to the Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician license. Manufacturing plant electricians provide basic electrical maintenance on existing equipment in factories and industrial manufacturing facilities. They also install and wire electric motors and machinery of all sizes, and perform preventive maintenance on production and facilities equipment, initiate and modify electrical designs, and update electrical drawings.<br><br>Journey-level manufacturing plant electricians are required to get a state license by taking an exam from the Oregon Building Codes Division.

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Working Conditions

The work is done primarily indoors, but often requires climbing, working on ladders, and operating mechanical lifts. Hazards include electrical shocks and burns.

Minimum Qualifications

Apprenticeship applicants must be at least 18 years of age. In addition, they must provide proof of high school graduation or general education development (GED) equivalent, and complete at least one year of high school algebra or the equivalent post high school algebra course with a passing grade of C. Local apprenticeship committees may require additional qualifications.<br><br>These programs are only open to employees of training agents already registered with the local apprenticeship committees. Requirements vary among programs.

Available Apprenticeship Programs


Committee NameCityAverage Wage
METRO MFG PLANT ELECTRICIANS JATCPORTLAND$40.44View for #10180643 Apprenticeship Details
OREGON TOOL TECHNICAL JATCMILWAUKIE$41.61View for #10640643 Apprenticeship Details
LEUPOLD & STEVENS OF BEAVERTON JATCBEAVERTON$45.70View for #10950643 Apprenticeship Details
GEORGIA PACIFIC ELECTRICAL TRADES JATCCLATSKANIE$45.76View for #11040643 Apprenticeship Details
JIREH SEMICONDUCTOR JATCHILLSBORO$41.50View for #11360643 Apprenticeship Details
PCC STRUCTURALS DEER CREEK TATCPORTLAND$55.17View for #11380643 Apprenticeship Details
MID-WILLAMETTE IND'L ELECTRICAL JATCEUGENE$37.43View for #20080643 Apprenticeship Details
MID-WILLAMETTE INDUSTRIAL TATCALBANY$37.99View for #20090643 Apprenticeship Details
GEORGIA PACIFIC TACTOLEDO$41.34View for #20380643 Apprenticeship Details
LANE COUNTY INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL JATCEUGENE$37.30View for #30040643 Apprenticeship Details
NATIONAL FROZEN FOODS JATCALBANY$34.33View for #30420643 Apprenticeship Details
ROSEBURG INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL JATCROSEBURG$31.33View for #40110643 Apprenticeship Details
ROGUE INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL JATCWHITE CITY$30.83View for #50050643 Apprenticeship Details
LAMB WESTON TATCPENDLETON$36.15View for #60020643 Apprenticeship Details
BAKER TECHNICAL INSTITUTE JATCBAKER CITY$36.60View for #60070643 Apprenticeship Details
ONTARIO JATCFRUITLAND$38.00View for #60080643 Apprenticeship Details
EASTERN OREGON INDUSTRIAL TATCPENDLETON$34.90View for #60160643 Apprenticeship Details
BOISE CASCADE/WCIW NE-OR TATCPENDLETON$34.27View for #60200643 Apprenticeship Details
WOODGRAIN TATCPENDLETON$32.87View for #60270643 Apprenticeship Details
COLUMBIA GORGE JATCSALEM$0.00View for #60400643 Apprenticeship Details
CENTRAL OREGON TATCGRANTS PASS$36.76View for #70040643 Apprenticeship Details
KLAMATH BASIN INDUSTRIAL TATCKLAMATH FALLS$28.26View for #70160643 Apprenticeship Details
BRIGHT WOOD CORP IND ELECTRICAL JATCMADRAS$34.17View for #70250643 Apprenticeship Details