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National Apprenticeship Week Nov 13-19


National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a National Celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to express their support for Apprenticeship. NAW also gives apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities and apprentices in their community. The weekly events highlight the benefits of Apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries.

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Jackson Glass Co. – Glazier and Apprentice Needed

Jackson Glass Co. Inc.

5718 Ferguson Rd., Bartlett, TN

Founded in 1963, Jackson Glass Co. Inc. is the oldest local Residential & Commercial Glass Company in the Memphis TN area.  We are growing and looking for new members to join our team!

Glazier Needed:

Experienced Glazier with valid Driver’s License and dependable transportation. Must be able to read measuring tape accurately and have Residential Glazing and glass installation experience including but not limited to the following: Mirrors, Framed & Frameless Shower Doors, Insulated Glass Units, Glass Cutting.  Commercial/Storefront experience is a big plus!

Glaziers Apprentice Needed:

Must have valid Driver’s License and dependable transportation.  Ideal applicants will have strong ability to accurately measure, experience in construction/building trades and willingness to learn a specialized trade.

Benefits Include: Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation Time (after 1 yr. of employment), casual dress policy.  We are small, friendly company and value our team members!

Compensation:  DOE

To apply email resume to jacksonglasscobartlett@yahoo.com or fax resume to 901-388-3852

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Apprenticeship Programs in Tennessee

From the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development – http://tennessee.gov/labor-wfd/Apprenticeship/

Apprenticeship Programs

The following lists of (USDOL/OA) U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship certified Apprenticeship programs have been compiled by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Workforce Development Division as a Reference Guide for those eligible state employees who have chosen to accept the State buyout offer and have been accepted by the State. This list was developed with information taken from the “Apprenticeship Resource Guide” Building and Construction Trades Council provided by the AFL-CIO Technical Assistance Program (T.A.P.) and the Tennessee USDOL/OA (Office of Apprenticeship).

ASBESTOS WORKERS / INSULATORS – Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


BOILERMAKERSNashville, Memphis


BRICKLAYERS – Knoxville, Memphis


CARPENTERS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


CEMENT MASONS – Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


ELECTRICIANS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville




IRONWORKERS – Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


LABORERS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


MILLLWRIGHTS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


OPERATING ENGINEERS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


PAINTERS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville




ROOFERS – Knoxville, Memphis


SHEETMETAL WORKERS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville


TEAMSTERS – Chattanooga, Knoxville, Nashville



There are USDOL Certified Apprenticeship Programs that do not appear on these lists. If you want to expand your search contact your USDOL/OA representative listed below or search either of the two helpful links at the bottom of the page.

East Tennessee – Michael Stumpff – 423-752-5112 or stumpff.michael@dol.gov
Middle – Nate Brown – 615-781-5318 or brown.nat@dol.gov
West – Cedric Divine – 901-544-3024 or divine.cedric@dol.gov

Certified Apprenticeship Programs do not require that an Apprentice have out-of-pocket tuition cost so tuition reimbursement will not be applicable.

If you need further information on the Apprenticeship Benefit in the Buyout Program you may contact Pat Bleecker at 615-253-1330.

Because an Apprenticeship Program is listed here does not mean that these programs are accepting new applications. Program Enrollments are different from one Program to another. VBP participants may request assistance to purchase test, tools and equipment.

Helpful links:

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Apprenticeship Opportunities – Sprinkler Fitters

Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship Opportunities

Open Date:       January 1, 2010

Close Date:      June 30, 2010

Where:             Simplex Grinnell

6423 Shelby View Dr., Ste 107

Memphis, TN  38137

Time:                8:30-9:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month.  Interviews will be scheduled and conducted as required.


Applicants must meet the following requirements to qualify for an interview for apprenticeship:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Provide proof of a high school diploma or GED
  3. Submit a completed, signed SimplexGrinnell application
  4. Have a valid driver’s license and a dependable means of transportation to the employer’s place of business and/or jobsite, and to the place where classroom job related instruction is conducted.
  5. Be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program, with or without a reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others.
  6. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in written format


Applicants selected for hire will be required to submit to the following, all as condition of and prior to being employed.

  1. Human Performance Evaluation
  2. Screening for use of illegal drugs
  3. Background check


Applicants must provide proof of high school diploma or GED and driver’s license at time of application.

For questions: Denia Lane, 901-377-8020 ext. 221

SimplexGrinnell is an EEO Employer, M/F/D/V

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