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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.

Submit an application online . Please be sure that all areas you are willing to work in is selected on the application.

After submitting an application, you must submit all required documents listed in the “What to Submit Before Testing” drop down. Required documents can be emailed to Edith Gomez EGomez@smw104jatc.org Documents will ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY at this time due to COVID-19. Once all required documents are submitted you will receive an email from Edith Gomez EGomez@smw104jatc.org  on when your Math Test will be scheduled.

East Bay Counties
1401 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550
(510) 483-9035
Santa Clara County
2350 Lundy Place, San Jose, CA 95131
(408) 263-1712
San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties
11060 Commercial Parkway, Castroville, CA
(831) 633-6151
West Bay and North Bay Counties
4350 Central Place, Fairfield, CA 94534
(707) 863-0416

The following documents must be emailed to Edith Gomez EGomez@smw104jatc.org before scheduling the Math Test. Documents will ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY at this time due to COVID-19

  • 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).
Applicants must complete a math test with a minimum score of 80% to be eligible to advance on in the application process, less than an 80% is considered a failed test.
  • Applicants to the Sheet Metal program will be scheduled into an online math test
  • Applicants to the Service or TAB sponsorship programs will be scheduled into a math test at a training facility.
  • Applicants who pass the math test may be offered the opportunity to be employed as a “Pre-Apprentice”
  • You must answer Yes to the question of willing to work as a Pre-Apprentice on the application in order to be offered this opportunity of working as a Pre-Apprentice

Math Testing Schedule for Service & Tab Sponsorship Program Applicants       ( Testing must be scheduled through Edith Gomez EGomez@smw104jatc.org )

5/10/2022         Tuesday              1:00 PM              Fairfield Training Facility

5/17/2022         Tuesday             9:00 AM              Castroville Training Facility

5/26/2022         Thursday            1:00 PM              Fairfield Training Facility

6/7/2022           Tuesday              9:00 AM              San Jose Training Facility

6/14/2022         Tuesday              1:00 PM              Fairfield Training Facility

6/22/2022         Wednesday        9:00 AM              Castroville Training Facility

6/30/2022         Thursday            1:00 PM              San Jose Training Facility

7/5/2022           Tuesday              9:00 AM              Fairfield Training Facility

7/12/2022         Tuesday              1:00 PM              Castroville Training Facility

7/20/2022         Wednesday        9:00 AM            San Jose Training Facility

7/28/2022         Thursday            1:00 PM              San Jose Training Facility

8/2/2022           Tuesday              9:00 AM              Fairfield Training Facility

8/9/2022           Tuesday              1:00 PM            Livermore Training Facility

8/17/2022         Wednesday        9:00 AM              San Jose Training Facility

8/25/2022         Thursday           10:00 AM            Fairfield Training Facility

9/6/2022           Tuesday              9:00 AM              Castroville Training Facility

9/13/2022         Tuesday              1:00 PM            Livermore Training Facility

9/21/2022         Wednesday        9:00 AM             San Jose Training Facility

9/29/2022         Thursday            10:00 AM          Fairfield Training Facility

10/4/2022         Tuesday              9:00 AM            Livermore Training Facility

10/11/2022       Tuesday              1:00 PM              San Jose Training Facility

10/19/2022       Wednesday        10:00 AM           Fairfield Training Facility

10/27/2022       Thursday            1:00 PM              Castroville Training Facility

11/1/2022         Tuesday              9:00 AM              Livermore Training Facility

11/8/2022         Tuesday              1:00 PM              San Jose Training Facility

11/16/2022       Wednesday        10:00 AM            Fairfield Training Facility

11/24/2022       Thursday            1:00 PM              Livermore Training Facility

12/6/2022         Tuesday              9:00 AM              San Jose Training Facility

12/13/2022       Tuesday              10:00 AM            Fairfield Training Facility

12/21/2022       Wednesday        9:00 AM              Castroville Training Facility

Livermore Training Facility
1401 Greenville Road, Livermore
(510) 483-9035

Fairfield Training Facility
4350 Central Place, Fairfield
(707) 863-0416

San Jose Training Facility
2350 Lundy Place, San Jose
(408) 263-1712

Castroville Training Facility
11060 Commercial Parkway, Castroville
(831) 633-6151

Applicants must:
  1. Pass the 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 Documents will ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY at this time due to COVID-19
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.

Each JATC (East Bay Counties JATC, West Bay Counties JATC, North Bay Counties JATC, Santa Clara County JATC and San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties JATC) may directly indenture individuals who have completed an approved Trade Preparation Programs. Each JATC recognizes specific Trade Preparation Programs and may indenture up 10% of their new apprentice through this direct entry opportunity.

Each Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) recognizes and has approved specific Trade Preparation Programs:

  • Approved Trade Preparation Programs
    • Castroville Area JATC recognizes the Trades Assurance Program (TAP)
    • Santa Clara County JATC recognizes the Trades Orientation Program (TOP)
    • East Bay Counties JATC recognizes Cypress Mandela
    • East Bay Counties JATC recognizes Pittsburg Works
    • East Bay Counties JATC recognizes Richmond Build
    • East Bay Counties JATC recognizes Rising Sun
    • North Bay  Counties JATC recognizes Trades Assurance Program (TAP)
    • North Bay Counties JATC recognizes Trades Introduction Program (TIP)
    • West Bay Counties JATC recognizes San Francisco City Build
    • West Bay Counties JATC recognizes San Mateo Trades Introduction Program (TIP)

A completed application, all required documents submitted, including a document identifying graduation from a Trade Preparation Program must be submitted to be eligible for this opportunity of direct entry.

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:

Applicants who successfully pass the Math Test and have selected the Air Conditioning Mechanic (BT Service) or Test and Air Balance (TAB) as the type of apprenticeship, should contact a training facility for more information on possible sponsorship opportunities.

All applicants must email Edith Gomez egomez@smw104jatc.org to reserve a seat in a test session.

Aptitude Testing Schedule:

1/17/23      1:00 PM     Livermore

2/15/23       9:00 AM     Castroville

3/9/23       1:00 PM     San Jose

4/14/23      9:00 AM     Fairfield

5/8/23       1:00 PM     Livermore

6/6/23       9:00 AM     San Jose

7/12/23      1:00 PM     Fairfield

8/15/23      9:00 AM     Livermore

9/8/23       1:00 PM     Castroville

10/2/23      9:00 AM     San Jose

11/7/23      1:00 PM     Fairfield

12/6/23      9:00 AM     Livermore

Ranked List: A list of eligible applicants will be established and updated quarterly. 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 March, June, September and December all ranked applicants remaining on the preceding quarter ranking list will automatically be carried forward on the new quarter 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

Points
30 Points

Verbal Reasoning                  30 points maximum
Numerical Reading                25 points maximum
Abstract Reasoning               30 points maximum
Mechanical Reasoning          45 points maximum
Spatial Relations                    35 points maximum

Applicant Classes (Voluntary)

 

Work experience 
U.S. Military Service (Honorable discharge, verified prior to ranking)
Trade related Enrichment Classes

220 points maximum

 

72 points
10 points
3 points per class