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Electrician Apprenticeship Program

Perform preliminary work with the materials and tools of the trade; residential and commercial rough wiring and finish work including the installation of various kinds of wires, cables, and conduits per the National Electrical Code; industrial lighting and service installation; motors controls and installation including emergency generators, relays, and timing devices.

$48,900

Average Salary in New Mexico

Who Can Be an Electrician?

18 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma or GED, driver’s license, social security card, proof of citizenship, reliable transportation, pass an Accuplacer test, must be physically capable of performing essential functions of the trade, and veterans are asked to submit discharge papers.

The work is conducted inside of buildings, outside of buildings, along roadways, in all weather and conditions. The work is physical and requires working from ladders of various heights, on scaffolding, from lifts, in confined spaces, and roofs.

*Individual program requirements may vary, such as pass a placement exam, have reliable transportation, letters of reference, etc. Contact the program directly to inquire about minimum requirements and the application process.

Program Sponsor

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. New Mexico Chapter 
2821 Broadway Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Greta Schouman, Apprenticeship Director
505-830-4222, ext. 103
gschouman@abcnm.org

New Mexico JATC for the Electrical Industry
4501 Montbel Pl. NE
Albuquerque, NM87107

Bobby Getts
(505) 341-4444
director@nmjatc.org

Southern New Mexico Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. 
2215 S. Main Street Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88005

Gentry Roberts, Executive Director
575-494-5002
groberts@snmiec.org

Northern New Mexico Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.
5031 Indian School Rd NE, Ste 100
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Valerie McRee
(505) 266-6458
valeriem@nnmiec.org

Powerline Technologies
541 Laser Road
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Clay Phillips
505-355-5050
cphillips@plti.tech

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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