APPRENTICE SKILLED TRADES I - IV D
EXTENDED JOB CODES AP1 - AP4
GROUP D: Electrical Apprentice
Under direct supervision, performs apprentice level work in one of the
skilled trades. Apprentices receive approximately 8000 hours of
trade-specific job training. Supervision is provided by a qualified
Journey level person on all work processes in which the apprentice has
not demonstrated proficiency and competence. Apprentices receive training
and experience which allows them to progress in regards to knowledge and
skills during the course of their apprenticeship. Upon successful completion
of all aspects of the apprenticeship program, apprentices will be eligible
for appointment to a journey level job classification.
Level I - Satisfactory completion of screening process.
Level II - Satisfactory completion of 12 months apprentice training.
Level III - Satisfactory completion of 24 months apprentice training.
Level IV - Satisfactory completion of 36 months apprentice training.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Entry into program dependent upon satisfactory completion of screening process.
Ability to read, understand, and carry out oral and written instructions;
to perform basic mathematics; to learn to diagnose and solve problems; to
operate and maintain tools and equipment of the trade; to operate personal
computers and related software; to work in, around, over, and under fixed
equipment and machinery; to work from lifts, ladders, and scaffolding; to
work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse
weather and temperature conditions; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools,
and supplies and/or exert force up to 70lbs; to wear and work in personal
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Apprentices must successfully complete a minimum of 104 classroom hours
(additional hours may be required dependent upon trade) of instruction
to the specific trade. Documentation of successful completion of both
the job training and classroom hours are required prior to becoming
eligible for appointment to a journey level job classification. Apprentices
may be required to pass applicable Maryland State tests and be able to attain
Maryland State licensure following satisfactory completion of job training and
classroom education prior to becoming eligible for appointment to a journey
level job classification. Yearly status updates are required from the employer
and educational institution to ensure continued compliance with the job training
and classroom education requirements. Candidates selected for employment may be
subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examination to determine ability to
perform the job. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's
license may be required.