How to become an Apprentice with the Marietta Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Council


5 year apprenticeship program that consists of on-the-job training and classroom study. Earn a living while working alongside a seasoned Journeyman Wireman throughout the week and attend class in the evenings 1-2 nights per week. Advancements in the program are achieved as you progress and hit milestones of on-the-job training hours and related classroom studies. The apprenticeship program not only allows you to earn a prominent career, but by attending a couple of additional classes, you could earn an associate's degree in applied science

Apprentices will be given work assignments with a signatory contractor. The apprentice must have reliable transportation and willing to work anywhere within our jurisdiction no matter the relation to their residence. (Athens, Meigs, Morgan, Monroe, Noble, Washington counties and the following Townships in Vinton County: Knox, Madison, Vinton, Brown, and Wilkesville)

Interested individuals must visit:

Washington County Ohio Means Jobs Office
311 Third Street
Marietta, OH 45750

8-4 Monday - Friday

Meigs County Ohio Means Jobs Office
175 Race St.

P.O. Box 191,

Middleport, OH 45760

Phone: (740) 992-2117

 8-4 Monday - Friday

Noble County Ohio Means Jobs Office
46049 Marietta Rd.

P O Box 250

Caldwell, OH 43724

Phone: (740) 732-2392

 6-4 Monday - Thursday

Monroe County Ohio Means Job Office
100 Home Ave.

Woodsfield, OH 43793

Phone: (740) 472-1602

7-4:30 Monday thru Thursday 

and request an application packet. Office staff will aid in completing the packet and gathering the required documents. 

- must have a valid driver's license
- Official transcripts - high school (and college if applicable)
- Proof of successful completion of algebra I (if not on transcripts

After completing the application packet, passing the aptitude test, and collecting all of the required documents, the applicant will go to the IBEW Local Union # 972 office (M-Th 9 - 3:30 closed from noon to one) to complete the application process. There is a $20 application fee due at the time of application...only check or money order will be accepted.


Selected individuals will qualify after completing a physical, drug-screen and pre-employment training.


The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older.  The applicant must meet the minimum age requirement.  The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under applicable law and lawful regulations issued thereunder.

Thank you for showing interest in the Marietta Electrical JATC program. If you have additional questions, please contact our Office Administrator at 740-373-5054 x 112 at this time.

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