Maintenance Repairer Helper - Stationary Engineering, Pre-Apprentice
Do you enjoy working with your hands and fixing things? Ever wonder how refrigerators, thermostats and hot water generators work?
Then you may be a good fit for Job Corps’ Maintenance Repairer Helper – Stationary Engineering, Pre-Apprentice training program. Pre-apprenticeships are focused on preparing students for a successful experience in a Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP). That means your hands-on training will be based on industry standards in order to prepare you for high-skill, quality employment.
On the job, you will ...
- Operate engines, boilers and auxiliary equipment
- Read gauges, meters and charts to track boiler operations, monitoring boiler water, chemical and fuel levels
- Activate valves to change the amount of water, air and fuel in boilers
- Inspect equipment to ensure that it is operating efficiently
- Record data and keep logs of operation, maintenance and safety activity
Some of the career options you will have ...
Most Maintenance Repairer Helper graduates find careers as entry-level workers in the field of stationary engineering, including plant control room operators and engineers first-class.
The credentials you will earn ...
In the Maintenance Repairer Helper – Stationary Engineering, Pre-Apprentice program, you can earn industry-recognized credentials and certifications, from such organizations as the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), upon completion of the program.
Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program.
What you’ll need to start training ...
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent (can be earned at all Job Corps centers)
- Completion of all introductory and career preparation courses
- Passing scores on all written and performance tests
- Meet academic (math and reading) requirements