Union workers earn journeyman status

2014-07-06T00:00:00Z Union workers earn journeyman status The Billings Gazette
July 06, 2014 12:00 am

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 532 has announced that the following members of Local 532 have successfully completed the Mountain States Line Constructors Apprenticeship and Training Program and graduated to the status of journeyman lineman: Cameron Erb and Steven Blair. This is a 3 1/2-year, five-state program created to provide quality apprenticeship and training for the outside electrical construction industry.

Lucas Babcock, Lance Beslanowitch, Cody Buchholz, Chase Goll, Doug McAdory, Jeff Mort, Kevin Peterson and Will White have completed the Montana Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program and are now Local 532's newest journeyman wiremen. This program is administered by both the IBEW and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and consists of five years of on-the-job training and 1,000 hours of related classroom instruction.

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