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Current Opening Status

Accepting Applications – Click Notify Me! to request an application.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Eighteen (18) years of age.
  2. High school graduate or General Education Development Certificate of Equivalency.
  3. On year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of “C” or better.  A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of “C” or better may be substituted for high school algebra.  A collete math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

 

 


Open 6/1/2017 – 7/20/2017      (NOTE: applications are only provided during openings and this is the only planned opening for the 2017 year)

 

Click here to view / print the opening announcement

Apply Tuesdays through Fridays — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY.   To request an application, complete the form here or click ‘Notify Me!’ on the menu.  Applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED and Algebra (see requirement below)

**Get information about getting your GED

BE PREPARED:

    1. Review our applicant point system
    2. Read our Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they may take time)
    4. Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma or GED
    5. Obtain proof that you have met the following algebra requirement:

      Applicants must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of ‘C’ or better. A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of ‘C’ or better may be substituted for high school algebra. A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

      If you do not have such documentation already available, we recommend you contact Chemeketa Community College and inquire about getting a math placement test. A copy of the results will be required to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.

      (Transcripts–Other than official college)              (Math Placement Testing)

       

    6. If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:
      1. Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
        1. The dates you worked
        2. The type of work performed
        3. Number of hours worked per year
      2. Back up the employer letter(s) with–IMPORTANT:  paystubs and w-2s alone will not be adequate, these documents support the employer letters.
        1. Paystubs
        2. W-2s
    7. Other Items to gather:
      1. Course / Trade Certificates
      2. Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

If your application is accepted, you will not become an apprentice until there are no out-of-work apprentices currently in the program and you have navigated to the top of the pool-of-eligibles list and an employer requests a new apprentice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Nonprofit Apprenticeship Program and Strongly Encourage Women, Minorities, and Veterans to Apply!

 

 


PREVIOUS OPENINGS      (NOTE: applications are only provided during openings)

 

Open  8/30/2016 – 9/8/2016

Click here to view / print the opening announcement

Apply Tuesdays through Fridays — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY.   To request an application, complete the form here or click ‘Notify Me!’ on the menu.  Applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED and Algebra (see requirement below)

**Get information about getting your GED

BE PREPARED:

    1. Review our applicant point system
    2. Read our Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they may take time)
    4. Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma or GED
    5. Obtain proof that you have met the following algebra requirement:

      Applicants must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of ‘C’ or better. A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of ‘C’ or better may be substituted for high school algebra. A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

      If you do not have such documentation already available, we recommend you contact Chemeketa Community College and inquire about getting a math placement test. A copy of the results will be required to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.

      (Transcripts–Other than official college)              (Math Placement Testing)

       

    6. If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:
      1. Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
        1. The dates you worked
        2. The type of work performed
        3. Number of hours worked per year
      2. Back up the employer letter(s) with–IMPORTANT:  paystubs and w-2s alone will not be adequate, these documents support the employer letters.
        1. Paystubs
        2. W-2s
    7. Other Items to gather:
      1. Course / Trade Certificates
      2. Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

If your application is accepted, you will not become an apprentice until there are no out-of-work apprentices currently in the program and you have navigated to the top of the pool-of-eligibles list and an employer requests a new apprentice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Nonprofit Apprenticeship Program and Strongly Encourage Women, Minorities, and Veterans to Apply!

 

 


Open  7/5/2016 – 7/22/2016

Click here to view / print the opening announcement

Apply Tuesdays through Fridays — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY.   To request an application, complete the form here or click ‘Notify Me!’ on the menu.  Applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED and Algebra (see requirement below)

**Get information about getting your GED

BE PREPARED:

    1. Review our applicant point system
    2. Read our Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they may take time)
    4. Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma or GED
    5. Obtain proof that you have met the following algebra requirement:

      Applicants must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of ‘C’ or better. A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of ‘C’ or better may be substituted for high school algebra. A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

      If you do not have such documentation already available, we recommend you contact Chemeketa Community College and inquire about getting a math placement test. A copy of the results will be required to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.

      (Transcripts–Other than official college)              (Math Placement Testing)

       

    6. If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:
      1. Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
        1. The dates you worked
        2. The type of work performed
        3. Number of hours worked per year
      2. Back up the employer letter(s) with–IMPORTANT:  paystubs and w-2s alone will not be adequate, these documents support the employer letters.
        1. Paystubs
        2. W-2s
    7. Other Items to gather:
      1. Course / Trade Certificates
      2. Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

If your application is accepted, you will not become an apprentice until there are no out-of-work apprentices currently in the program and you have navigated to the top of the pool-of-eligibles list and an employer requests a new apprentice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Nonprofit Apprenticeship Program and Strongly Encourage Women, Minorities, and Veterans to Apply!

 

 


Open  9/8/2015 – 9/23/2015

Click here to view / print the opening announcement

Apply Tuesdays through Fridays — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY.   To request an application, complete the form here or click ‘Notify Me!’ on the menu.  Applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED and Algebra (see requirement below)

**Get information about getting your GED

BE PREPARED:

    1. Review our applicant point system
    2. Read our Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they may take time)
    4. Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma or GED
    5. Obtain proof that you have met the following algebra requirement:

      Applicants must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of ‘C’ or better. A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of ‘C’ or better may be substituted for high school algebra. A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

      If you do not have such documentation already available, we recommend you contact Chemeketa Community College and inquire about getting a math placement test. A copy of the results will be required to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.

      (Transcripts–Other than official college)              (Math Placement Testing)

       

    6. If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:
      1. Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
        1. The dates you worked
        2. The type of work performed
        3. Number of hours worked per year
      2. Back up the employer letter(s) with–IMPORTANT:  paystubs and w-2s alone will not be adequate, these documents support the employer letters.
        1. Paystubs
        2. W-2s
    7. Other Items to gather:
      1. Course / Trade Certificates
      2. Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

If your application is accepted, you will not become an apprentice until there are no out-of-work apprentices currently in the program and you have navigated to the top of the pool-of-eligibles list and an employer requests a new apprentice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Nonprofit Apprenticeship Program and Strongly Encourage Women, Minorities, and Veterans to Apply!

 


Open  5/26/2015 – 6/12/2015  (click to see entire post)

Click here to view / print the last opening announcement

Tuesdays through Fridays –9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY.   To request an application, complete the form here or click ‘Notify Me!’ on the menu.  However, applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED and Algebra (see requirement below)

BE PREPARED:

    1. Review our applicant point system
    2. Read our Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they may take time)
    4. Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma or GED
    5. Obtain proof that you have met the following algebra requirement:

      Applicants must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of ‘C’ or better. A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of ‘C’ or better may be substituted for high school algebra. A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

      If you do not have such documentation already available, we recommend you contact Chemeketa Community College and inquire about getting a math placement test. A copy of the results will be required to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.

    6. If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:
      1. Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
        1. The dates you worked
        2. The type of work performed
        3. Number of hours worked per year
      2. Back up the employer letter(s) with–IMPORTANT:  paystubs and w-2s alone will not be adequate, these documents support the employer letters.
        1. Paystubs
        2. W-2s
    7. Other Items to gather:
      1. Course / Trade Certificates
      2. Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

If your application is accepted, you will not become an apprentice until there are no out-of-work apprentices currently in the program and you have navigated to the top of the pool-of-eligibles list and an employer requests a new apprentice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Nonprofit Apprenticeship Program and Strongly Encourage Women, Minorities, and Veterans to Apply!

 


Open 2/10/2015 – 2/25/2015

 

Tuesdays through Fridays –9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY.   To request an application, complete the form here.  However, applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED and Algebra (see requirement below)

BE PREPARED:

    1. Review our applicant point system
    2. Read our Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they may take time)
    4. Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma or GED
    5. Obtain proof that you have met the following algebra requirement:

      Applicants must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of ‘C’ or better. A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of ‘C’ or better may be substituted for high school algebra. A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

      If you do not have such documentation already available, we recommend you contact Chemeketa Community College and inquire about getting a math placement test. A copy of the results will be required to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.

    6. If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:
      1. Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
        1. The dates you worked
        2. The type of work performed
        3. Number of hours worked per year
      2. Back up the employer letter(s) with–IMPORTANT:  paystubs and w-2s alone will not be adequate, these documents support the employer letters.
        1. Paystubs
        2. W-2s
    7. Other Items to gather:
      1. Course / Trade Certificates
      2. Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

If your application is accepted, you will not become an apprentice until there are no out-of-work apprentices currently in the program and you have navigated to the top of the pool-of-eligibles list and an employer requests a new apprentice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Nonprofit Apprenticeship Program and Strongly Encourage Women, Minorities, and Veterans to Apply!

 


Open 9/2/2014 – 9/17/2014  (click to see entire post)

Tuesdays through Fridays –9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY.   To request an application, complete the form here.  However, applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED

BE PREPARED:

Review our applicant point system

Read our Frequently Asked Questions

Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they take time)

Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma

If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:

                          • Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
                            1. The dates you worked
                            2. The type of work performed
                            3. Number of hours worked per year

 

                          • Back up the employer letter(s) with
                            1. Paystubs
                            2. W-2s

 

Other items to gather:

                          • Course / Trade Certificates
                          • Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

 


Open 3/20/2014 – 4/4/2014

Open 4/22/2014 – 5/7/2014

Open 6/20/2014 – 7/8/2014

 

Tuesdays through Fridays –9:00 AM to 4:30 PM ONLY.  To see the opening days on a calendar please go to: http://area2app.com/calendar/.  Applications can be requested at any time by email or in person because we must be able to track that we provided the application.    To request an application by email, complete the form here.  However, applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED

BE PREPARED:

Review our applicant point system

Read our Frequently Asked Questions

Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they take time)

Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma

If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:

                          • Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
                            1. The dates you worked
                            2. The type of work performed
                            3. Number of hours worked per year
                          • Back up the employer letter(s) with
                            1. Paystubs
                            2. W-2s

Other items to gather:

                          • Course / Trade Certificates
                          • Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

 


Open 6/5/2013 – 6/20/2013

 

OPENING 6/5/2013 8:00 AM to 6/20/2013 4:00 PM (Tuesdays through Fridays –9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ONLY).  Applications can be requested at any time by email or in person because we must be able to track that we provided the application.    To request an application by email, click here.  However, applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED

BE PREPARED:

Review our applicant point system

Read our Frequently Asked Questions

Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they take time)

Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma

If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:

                          • Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
                            1. The dates you worked
                            2. The type of work performed
                            3. Number of hours worked per year
                          • Back up the employer letter(s) with
                            1. Paystubs
                            2. W-2s

Other items to gather:

                          • Course / Trade Certificates
                          • Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES

Official Announcements:  Feel free to post and share them. 

Marion, Benton, Linn, the South Half of Yamhill, and Polk Counties

Lincoln County

Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, and Wasco Counties

 


 

OPENING 10/29/2013 9:00 AM to 11/13/2013 4:30 PM (Tuesdays through Fridays –9:00 AM to 4:30 PM ONLY).  To see the opening days on a calendar please go to: http://area2app.com/calendar/.  Applications can be requested at any time by email or in person because we must be able to track that we provided the application.    To request an application by email, click here.  However, applications will only be accepted during the opening dates.  We only accept copies of documents.  Please make copies of everything we require and anything you add to your application.  (NO COPIES WILL BE MADE HERE)

Minimum Qualifications:  At least 18 years old and High School Diploma or GED

BE PREPARED:

Review our applicant point system

Read our Frequently Asked Questions

Obtain your UNOFFICIAL High School and College Transcripts now (they take time)

Obtain or locate and copy your high school diploma

If you have work experience in plumbing or construction:

                          • Contact your employer(s) (previous employer(s)) and have them provide the following detail on their company letterhead.
                            1. The dates you worked
                            2. The type of work performed
                            3. Number of hours worked per year
                          • Back up the employer letter(s) with
                            1. Paystubs
                            2. W-2s

Other items to gather:

                          • Course / Trade Certificates
                          • Current First Aid Certification

REMEMBER – MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING – WE DO NOT MAKE COPIES


New Minimum Requirement

As of October 17, 2014 we require one year of algebra as a minimum requirement for apprenticeship application.

Here is the new policy (online policies and standards will be updated soon)

Must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average yearly grade of “C” or better.  A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra, with a grade of “C” or better may be substituted for high school algebra.  A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

All Minimum Requirements for this program are:

1) Must be at least 18 years of age

2) Must provide documentation proving that you are a high school graduate or received a GED

3) Must have one year of algebra as detailed above.

2014 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code Books – Order Now!

Please visit the Area II Plumbers JATC Store to order your 2014 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code Books!

Prices:
• $160 for a Code Book with Quick Tabs
• $150 for a Code Book (no quick tabs)

Thank you for supporting Area II Plumbers JATC!

Credit Union for Area II

This is Great News!  IBEW/SJ Cascade Federal Credit Union has partnered with Area II Plumbers JATC to offer all of the benefits that come with being a member of a credit union.  To take advantage of this opportunity, please call (503) 581-6221.  Please note, only registered and active apprentices and training agents are eligible.  Click here to learn more about the Credit Union.

 

 

Continuing Education

We had a great first year!  Please watch for an announcement when our 1st 2014-2017 cycle Journeyman Plumber Continuing Education Course is online!

Standards Update

Updated Standards – revised 9/17/2014.   Added Minimum Requirement:

Must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 with an average
yearly grade of “C” or better. A college algebra course that meets or exceeds high
school algebra, with a grade of “C” or better may be substituted for high school
algebra. A college math placement test which indicated placement in class Math 60
or higher may also be substituted for high school algebra.

Please be sure to download and save the revised standard.

 

Updated Standards – revised 4/18/2013.   The journeymen to apprentice Ratio requirements have changed:

 The ratio of apprentices to journey-level worker shall not be more than one (1) apprentice to the first one (1) licensed plumber journey-level worker in full employment for the first two (2) apprentices on the jobsite. The fab shop will be defined as a separate jobsite. Additional apprentices are authorized at a ratio of one (1) apprentice for each additional three (3) licensed plumber journey-level worker(s). (See ORS 660.126 (f))

Please be sure to download and save the revised standard.   The change is also reflected on our Journeymen to Apprentice Ratio page.

 

Policies & Procedures Update

Area II Plumbers JATC Policies & Procedures were Updated on October 1, 2014. The Sections that were affected are:

  • Section 8.3. Credit for Prior Experience
  • Section 17.4.8. Training Agent Payment Terms

Please be sure to download and save our Revised Policies & Procedures.

 

Area II Plumbers JATC Policies & Procedures were Updated on February 21, 2013. The Sections that were affected are:

  • Table of Contents: Page Numbers Changed
  • Section 7. Selection Procedure (7.2.D)
  • Section 7. Selection Procedure (7.4.a and 7.4.b.3 and 7.4.c)
  • Section 9. Initial Employment Procedure and Dispatching (9.3)
  • Section 10. Probationary Period (10.2)
  • Section 11. Apprentice Duties and Responsibilities (11.1.g.i)
  • Section 11. Apprentice Duties and Responsibilities (11.6.d)
  • Section 15. License Exam (15.3)

Please be sure to download and save our Revised Policies & Procedures.

 

Area II Plumbers JATC Policies & Procedures were Updated on October, 18 2012.  The Sections that were affected are:

  • Table of Contents:  Page Numbers Changed
  • Definitions:  Added Definition (#10)
  • Section 11.  Apprentice Duties and Responsibilities (1.g  i and ii)
  • Section 11.  Apprentice Duties and Responsibilities (3.g.2)
  • Section 11.  Apprentice Duties and Responsibilities (5.f.2 and 3)

Please be sure to download and save our Policies & Procedures

 

Journeyman Exam Referrals

Have you been referred to take the exam and haven’t heard anything for two (2) months?  Contact Oregon Building Codes Division to verify the status of your paperwork.  If they have no record of your referral, contact your Area II Administrator immediately.  Typically, it can take up to three months from the Committee Date of Referral to your exam date.

We Are on Facebook!

Area II Plumbers JATC

Area II Plumbers JATC on facebook? Absolutely! Please “like” us by clicking the facebook “like” button in the upper right corner of the screen (just under our phone and fax numbers) to follow more up-to-the-minute announcements. As an alternative, you can click on the link or the image in this post, log into facebook, and click the like button at the top of our facebook page .Before making that trip to our office – check facebook to see if we are open, when we are running an errand away from the office, or if the lunch hour has been adjusted. Talk about convenience! In addition, all new Policy changes will be posted, recently turned-out apprentices will be announced … if it’s happening (or not happening), you will know about it first!