The Local 669 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) is currently seeking applicants for the Local 669 Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship program.
The five-year program is designed for individuals aspiring to become piping mechanics who specialize in fire protection. Apprentices will learn how to install, repair, and maintain all types of sprinkler systems.
The Local 669 JATC offers insurance, pension and education plans. The apprentice’s entry-level rate is based on a percentage of the journeyman rate of $31.77 per hour and may increase every six months if qualified. Previous experience in construction or related college or military experience may enhance the entry-level wage.
The minimum qualifications for entry into the program are the following:
- Must be the age of 18 or over.
- Must be a high school graduate or have G.E.D.
- Must be physically fit to perform the work of the trade.
- Must have a military discharge under other than dishonorable conditions, if applicable.
Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday (except holidays) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at a JATC signatory contractor’s address. All completed applications will be held on file until there is a need to interview applicants for expected opportunities.
Applications must be completed 45 days prior to interview date. All applicants must provide a copy of their birth certificate, high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate, and Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214) if applicable.
The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulation part 30.
Local 669 Sprinkler Fitters JATC Signatory Contractors
Nova Fire Protection
Address: 304 41st St. S.W. Fargo, ND 58103
Summit Fire Protection
Address: 11 15th St. S. Fargo, ND 58103