Lincoln, Nebraska Programs


6200 South 14th Street

Lincoln, NE 68512



Five (5) year apprenticeship


The electrician installs and repairs electrical wiring, lighting fixtures and other electrical equipment in residential, commercial and industrial applications.  Installs switchboards, control panels, transformers, computer and telephone wiring.  Troubleshoots problems in electrical circuits and equipment.

Basic Qualifications:


At least 17 years of age at time of application and 18 years of age when placed for employment
High school education or a G.E.D.
One year high school algebra with a passing grade or equivalent Physically fit to perform work of the trade Aptitude test
Familiarity with construction is helpful

Drug screening and physical before put to work

Needs to furnish own hand tools
Works with power hand tools furnished by contractor

Much of the work may be somewhat sheltered from the weather, depending upon the stage of construction, but a large amount of outdoors work should be anticipated.  A lot of overhead work will also be performed.

The apprentice will receive increment wage rate increases based upon a percentage of the journeyworker rate beginning at approximately 50% of journeyworker pay.

The apprentice will be required to attend classes, most of them in the evening.  CPR/First Aid and OSHA 10 hour classes are included with them.


Condensed Work Experience:

Wiring and Conduit Installations

Electrical Circuitry, Connections and Testing

Lighting and Electrical Fixtures

Distribution Panels, Switchboards, Panel Boards, etc.

Electrical Maintenance and Repair

Proper Use and Set Up of Scaffolding, Ladders, Lifts, etc.


Case, Use and Operation of Tools (hand and power) and Equipment


Applications taken on Mondays between 8:00 A.M.  and 5:30 P.M.


Benefits Include:  Health Insurance, Pension Plan, 401(k) plan, AAS  Degree available*, Electrical and Safety Training and Education


*Completion of 4 General Education courses required



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