Utility Construction Worker Apprenticeship includes 18 months (3,000 hour)
of on-the-job training in the use of hand and small power tools, performing
minor repairs to equipment, loading and unloading materials, equipment and
supplies, manually digging trenches and other labor extensive projects.
Utility Construction Worker apprentices may be required to drive heavy
equipment and provide work site protection by setting cones for traffic
Upon satisfactory completion of the Utility Construction Worker
Apprenticeship Program, apprentices advance to journey-level
Utility Construction Worker positions.
Apprentices will receive CDL training and must obtain a Class "A"
CDL. Under Federal Law, employees with a CDL endorsement will be
randomly drug tested throughout their career.
UCW apprentices attend a minimum of 144 hours of Related Supplemental
Instruction one evening a week each the school year.