Submit an application online or come into one of our local training facilities to submit an application.
After submitting an online application you must call one of the training facilities listed below to schedule the Math Test. Anyone submitting an application in person are then required to schedule the Math Test with the training facility.
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, transcript, G.E.D., Cert. of Proficiency, or College Degree (AA, AS or higher).
- “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
North Bay Counties JATC
4350 Central Place, Fairfield
1939 Market Street, San Francisco, (Local 104)
Santa Clara County JATC
2350 Lundy Place, San Jose
San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz JATC
11060 Commercial Parkway, Castroville
- Pass the basic math test
- Provide a copy of your Honorable Discharge (DD-214), before you can schedule an interview
- Bring a photo ID to the interview
- Submit any other related documents that would substantiate your experience
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)
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.
2019 Aptitude Testing Schedule
All applicants must call the training facility to reserve a seat in a test session.
5/20/2019 @ 9:00 am – San Leandro Training Facility
6/17/2019 @ 1:00 pm – San Jose Training Facility
7/22/2019 @ 9:00 am – Fairfield Training Facility
8/19/2019 @ 1:00 pm – San Leandro Training Facility
9/23/2019 @ 9:00 am – San Jose Training Facility
10/21/2019 @ 1:00 pm – Fairfield Training Facility
11/18/2019 @ 9:00 am – Castroville Training Facility
12/16/2019 @ 1:00 pm – San Leandro Training Facility
Ranked List: A list of eligible applicants will be established and updated monthly. Each month qualified applicants remaining on a preceding ranking list will automatically be carried forward on the new ranking list and slotted in wherever their ranking score placed them, for a period of two (2) years. Eligible Sheet Metal Worker applicants will be placed on a list ranked by points as described below.
MAP Mathematics Test
Differential Aptitude Test
Verbal Reasoning 30 points
Numerical Reading 25 points
Abstract Reasoning 30 points
Mechanical Reasoning 45 points
Space relations 35 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
3 points per class