Skilled Craft Apprenticeships

 
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As one of the largest community-owned utilities in the nation, JEA offers well-paying, professionally rewarding career opportunities. We also offer training, an excellent benefits package and exceptional career advancement opportunities. For those interested in becoming trade professionals, our state certified and in-house training programs are state of the art and will qualify you as a highly skilled professional in your trade.

JEA welcomes new employees into our Skilled Crafted Training Programs in hiring classes.  If a class is open, it will be listed on this page. Once you have applied and have been found eligible, you will be asked to begin the recruitment process. Upon successful completion of a computer-based assessment, you may be asked to attend physical agilities testing at a JEA facility.

Now Hiring Meter Specialist Trainees

See job description and training resources below.

This position will be open for application from Friday, July 10 until Monday, July 20.  

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Skilled Craft Positions and Physical Training Resources

Our physical abilities tests are highly competitive and rigorous, so we want to help you prepare in any way we can. Click each position below to watch a brief video of the physical abilities test for that position, a training guide with preparation tips and YouTube playlists with training exercises specific to each position.

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Closed Title:Meter Specialist Trainee
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A Meter Specialist Trainee services, installs and replaces water, reclaim water, electric services, and current diversion meters. Meter Specialist Trainees also install and replace associated metering devices, piping and components used for customer billing or monitoring purposes such as chilled water and sewer flow meters, with technical support from others. Continue reading job description (PDF)

Prepare for the Physical Agilities Test with our video playlist
Download the Training Guide (PDF)

Learn more about the agility test for Meter Specialist Trainee applicants in the video below.

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Closed Title:Apprentice Maintenance Mechanic Utility Installer Servicer (MMUIS)
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The MMUIS performs skilled craft work associated with operating heavy equipment and other types of specialized equipment used in construction, maintenance and preventive maintenance activities in connection with public utilities projects. MMUIS employees perform skilled pipefitting work for the inspection, installation, maintenance, repair, and upgrade of utility lines and related system components. Download full job description (PDF)

Prepare for the Physical Agilities Test with our video playlist
Download the Training Guide (PDF)

Learn more about the agility test for MMUIS applicants in the video below.

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Closed Title:Apprentice Network and Cable Splicing Technician
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A Network and Cable Splicing Technician performs tasks associated with the construction, operation, maintenance, restoration, and testing of underground transmission and distribution facilities to ensure uninterrupted, dependable service is provided to customers.

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Closed Title:Apprentice Substation Technician
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A Substation Technician assists in the inspection, testing, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of substation electrical equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation in providing uninterrupted service to customers.

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Closed Title:Apprentice Meter Technician
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Closed Title:Apprentice Line Maintainer
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A Line Maintainer assists in the construction, maintenance, restoration, and testing of overhead/underground distribution and transmission facilities, including fiber optic cable systems, to ensure uninterrupted, dependable service is provided to customers. Continue reading job description (PDF)

Download the Training Guide (PDF)

Learn more about the Agility Test for Apprentice Line Maintainers in the video below. 

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Questions?

Please send us an email at recsel@jea.com or read more about the recruitment process.