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Date Added: Wed 09/06/2021

Apprentice I

Kennedy Space Center, FL, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

ASRC Federal Data Solutions is taking applications for Apprentice trainees in the Kennedy Infrastructure Applications and Communications Contract (KIAC) organization located at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC), FL. ASRC Federal Data Solutions apprenticeship program is sponsored by the Central Florida Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC). The program is registered and approved by the State of Florida Department of Labor and the Florida Department of Education. The apprenticeship program combines on-the-job-training (OJT) with technical classroom instruction to enter highly skilled occupations. OJT will take place at KSC and classroom training conducted at the JATC in Winter Park, FL. The apprenticeship program is a sequence of 4800 hours3 years of training and requires the apprentice to be employed by a participating employersponsor and enrolled in a formal program. Moreover, while being trained the apprentice receives an hourly base pay rate, which is a debt-free alternative to college. After each successful training year, the hourly base pay rate is increased as a percentage of the journey-level pay rate contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. At KSC, on-the-job training consists of installing, terminating, testing, troubleshooting and maintaining copper and fiber optic cables for communications systems. Including the installation of pathways, and fabrication of cable trays and the running of cable through cable trays, racks, manholes and underground or through facilities. Fabricating, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, modifying, programming, routing, removing controls and repairing operational television equipment, broadband distribution system, timing and countdown systems, transmission and voice communication equipment and systems. OJT is conducted indoors and outdoors. Outdoor conditions may be in cold and hot temperatures, high humidity, and windy conditions. Certain job training assignments require special precautions andor protective gear or clothing due to potential risk for such sources as moving machinery, chemicals, and electrical hazards, working from special rigging, working from heights, climbing ladders and other work platforms and working in confined and small spaces restricting physical movement. Often requires lifting up to 35 - 50 pounds and working on uneven surfaces, and standing for long periods. Requires repetitive movement, bending, stooping, twisting and working in awkward positions. Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. Lighting conditions may be inadequate in some work locations. Ability to recognize or interpret differences in wire and cable colors. Ability to receive and transmit auditory information using telecommunication or electronic devices. After satisfactory completion of the requirements of the apprenticeship program an apprentice is issued a nationally, recognized Completion of Apprenticeship Certification issued by the State Apprentice Agency (SAA). The apprentice becomes Journey-level and is fully qualified to perform the trade. Upon satisfactory completion of the apprenticeship program the apprentice is given consideration for employment with the ASRC Federal Data Solutions, however, the Company is not obligated to hire the apprentice. After applying for this position on-line at ASRC Federal Data Solutions applicants must contact the Central Florida Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee or the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2088 office located at JATC 2738 North Forsyth Road Winter Park, FL 32792 Phone Fax IBEW Local 2088 2395 North Courteney Parkway, Suite 103 Merritt Island, FL 32953 Phone Central Florida Electrical JATC and ASRC Federal Data Solutions Requirements 1. Application Specific Requirements Additional Information if Applicable 17 years of age when applying and 18 or older before beginning the program Military Experience (DD214) Picture IDDriver's License College Transcripts Social Security Card Vocational Transcripts Birth Certificate Letter of Electrical Experience High Scholl DiplomaGED Referral Letter Official sealed High School Transcripts 1-year Algebra with a passing grade 2. Aptitude Exam. The exam is a validated test for use by sponsors of the IBEWNational Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) electrical apprenticeship programs to assist in the selection of apprentices. It is required of all applicants. The exam evaluates candidates on their math skills and reading comprehension. The Aptitude Exam is administered once a month to those applicants with completed applications. A twenty-dollar 20.00 application fee (cash or check only) is required before taking the test. The test consists of nine (9) scale points (1-9). Candidates scoring four (4) or higher on the test can be given consideration for participation in the ASRC Federal Data SolutionsIBEW Local No. 2088 program. 3. Committee Interviews. Successful applicants are interviewed and scored by the appropriate program committee. Committee interviews normally take place once a month, however, depending on the volume of applicants the interview process could take as long as six (6) months to be interviewed. Interviewed applicants are ranked from high to low, and applicants are accepted into the program based on their placement on the ranking list. 4. Accepted Applicants. Only those accepted in the Apprenticeship program will receive a letter from the Central Florida JATC informing them of the decision. Selections into the program are not always immediately following the interview. Several months may pass before actual selections are made and a new school year starts. Applicants remain on the ranking list for possible selections into school for 2 years before needing to re-apply. For additional information please visit the Central Florida Electrical JATC website, #removed# http#removed# . ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law. Responsibilities HS Diploma or GED
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