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To apply, you must be physically able to perform the work of the trade, as indicated in the Essential Functions Job Analysis pamphlet, and be at least 18 years old. Individuals may apply at 17 years old with a parent/legal guardian signature at the time of application.

HOW TO APPLY:
WHAT TO BRING TO APPLY OR TEST:
MATH TEST
VETERAN DIRECT ENTRY OPPORTUNITIES
TRADE PREPARATION PROGRAM DIRECT ENTRY OPPORTUNITIES
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
APTITUDE TESTING SCHEDULE
METHOD OF RANKING APPLICANTS
HOW TO APPLY:

Submit an application online or come into one of our local training facilities to submit an application.

After submitting an online application or applying in person, you must submit all required documents to one of the training facilities listed below. Once all required documents are submitted you must call one of the training facilities listed below to schedule the Math Test.

East Bay Counties
1700 Marina Boulevard, San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-9035
San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties
11060 Commercial Parkway, Castroville, CA
(831) 633-6151
Santa Clara County
2350 Lundy Place, San Jose, CA 95131
(408) 263-1712
West Bay and North Bay Counties
4350 Central Place, Fairfield, CA 94534
(707) 863-0416
San Francisco
1939 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(707) 863-0416
WHAT TO BRING TO APPLY OR TEST:

The following documents must be submitted to the training facility before taking the Math Test.

  • Photo identification, such as a valid driver’s license, passport, or state issued photo I.D. (A valid driver’s license will be required before dispatch).
  • One of the following – High School Diploma, official transcript indicating graduation, G.E.D., Cert. of Proficiency, or College Degree (AA, AS or higher).
MATH TEST
Applicants must complete a math test with a minimum score of 80% for the “Building Trades” programs (Basic calculators will be provided) less than an 80% is considered failed and the application is voided.
  • “Building Trades” applicants who pass the math test may be offered the opportunity to be employed as a “Pre-Apprentice”
  • This option on the application must be selected in order to be offered this opportunity

East Bay Counties JATC
1700 Marina Boulevard, San Leandro
(510) 483-9035

North Bay Counties JATC
4350 Central Place, Fairfield
(707) 863-0416

San Francisco
1939 Market Street, San Francisco, (Local 104)
(707) 863-0416

Santa Clara County JATC
2350 Lundy Place, San Jose
(408) 263-1712

San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz JATC
11060 Commercial Parkway, Castroville
(831) 633-6151

VETERAN DIRECT ENTRY OPPORTUNITIES
Applicants must:
  1. Pass the basic math test
  2. Provide a copy of your Honorable Discharge (DD-214), before you can schedule an interview
  3. Bring a photo ID to the interview
  4. Submit any other related documents that would substantiate your experience
To schedule your interview, please contact Linda Montenegro at (510) 483-3073 between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, as spaces are limited.
TRADE PREPARATION PROGRAM DIRECT ENTRY OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates from any of the approved Trade Preparation Programs may inquire about direct entry opportunities by calling Linda Montenegro at (510) 483-3073 between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday:

  • Approved Trade Preparation Programs
    • Castroville Trades Assurance Program (TAP)
    • San Jose Trades Orientation Program (TOP)
    • East Bay Cypress Mandela
    • East Bay Pittsburg Works
    • East Bay Richmond Build
    • East Bay Rising Sun
    • North Bay Trades Assurance Program (TAP)
    • North Bay Trades Introduction Program (TIP)
    • San Francisco City Build
    • San Mateo Trades Introduction Program (TIP)
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Applicants who successfully pass the Math Test and are interested in the Service or TAB fields should contact a training facility for more information on possible sponsorship opportunities.

APTITUDE TESTING SCHEDULE
2019 Aptitude Testing Schedule

All applicants must call the training facility to reserve a seat in a test session.

11/18/2019 @ 9:00 am – Castroville Training Facility

12/16/2019 @ 1:00 pm – San Leandro Training Facility

2020 Aptitude Testing Schedule

All applicants must call the training facility to reserve a seat in a test session.

1/20/2020 @ 9:00 am – San Jose Training Facility

2/17/2020 @ 1:00 pm – Fairfield Training Facility

3/23/202 @ 9:00 am – San Leandro Training Facility

4/13/2020 @ 1:00 pm – San Jose Training Facility

5/18/2020 @ 9:00 am – Fairfield Training Facility

6/22/2020 @ 1:00 pm – Castroville Training Facility

7/20/2020 @ 9:00 am – San Leandro Training Facility

8/24/2020 @ 1:00 pm – San Jose Training Facility

9/21/2020 @ 9:00 am – Fairfield Training Facility

10/19/2020 @ 1:00 pm – San Leandro Training Facility

11/23/2020 @ 9:00 am – San Jose Training Facility

12/14/2020 @ 1:00 pm – Fairfield Training Facility

METHOD OF RANKING APPLICANTS

Ranked List: A list of eligible applicants will be established and updated monthly. Eligible Sheet Metal Worker applicants will be placed on a list ranked by points as described below. All eligible ranked applicants will remain on the ranking list for a period of two (2) years.

Each month all  ranked applicants remaining on the preceding months ranking list will automatically be carried forward on the new months ranking list. All qualified applicants will be ranked according to their ranking points. An individuals ranking position may move up or down the ranking list according to their ranking points as new applicants are ranked each month.

MAP Mathematics Test
Differential Aptitude Test

Minimum Points
28 Points

Maximum Points
35 Points

Verbal Reasoning                   30 points
Numerical Reading                 25 points
Abstract Reasoning               30 points
Mechanical Reasoning          45 points
Space relations                      35 points

90 Points

165 Points

Applicant Industry Test (Voluntary)
Work Experience Points will be added as follows:
1 to 24 points possible for other mechanical related work experience, (as of ranking).
U.S. Military Service (Honorable discharge, verified prior to ranking)
Trade related continuing education classes

220 points

24 points
10 points
3 points per class

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