Maintain and repair the electronic components used in all electrical devices and equipment. Collaborate with other electrical workers and engineers to create and maintain specialty equipment.
Students in are trained in the following subject areas:
Personal security and safety
Lock-out and tag-out
Work orders training
Basic electricity math and vocabulary
Schematics, diagrams, flowcharts, and prints
Care and testing of rubber gloves and sleeves
Safety in electrical transmission and distribution maintenance
Introduction to the Smart Grid and transmission and distribution systems
Introduction to control circuits
Advanced control circuits
Electric testing equipment
Fuses and breakers
Advanced programmable logic control
Motor control centers
Introduction to solar energy
Electric meter components
Electrical meter sets
Program graduates go on to work in a variety of areas related to the maintenance and repair of existing electric infrastructure. These include working as an electrician, electrical underground residential distribution (URD) worker, smart meter and instrumentation technician, and overhead line construction worker.
Before entering the program, students must:
Complete either Job Corps’ basic Electrical or Facilities Maintenance career technical training program.
Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Have a positive attendance and progress record.
Have a positive behavior record with no major incidents in the past 90 days.
Have a valid driver’s license or no barriers to receiving a license while enrolled.
Have health clearance from the Job Corps center where they received basic training.
Pass an entrance exam.
Complete a successful phone, in-person, or video-conference interview.
As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.
Students who complete a Hospitality training area can earn nationally recognized credentials from organizations such as:
American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)
National Restaurant Association
ServSafe®, the national standard in hospitality and culinary arts training and credentialing.
Many graduates also gain a state-issued license.
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While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
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