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Skilled Trades Apprentice Program
Your Journey Begins With Us!
Develop your passion into a career with The Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority’s Skilled Trades Apprentice Program. Build a lucrative career while working in the Mid-Atlantic’s busiest airports at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or Washington Dulles International Airport.
An apprenticeship provides job seekers opportunities to earn a salary while learning the skills necessary to succeed in a high-demand career. Individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential. The apprenticeship exemplifies high standards, instructional rigor and quality training.
MWAA Apprenticeships are offered in the following occupations: Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing-Pipefitting, Structural Maintenance, and Heavy Equipment Maintenance.
Registered Apprenticeships are four years in length. Upon completion of the required on-the-job training and related instruction, the registered apprentice is eligible for Journeyperson license. A journeyperson is nationally recognized as having a well-rounded ability in all aspects of the trade.
- Opportunity to learn a skilled-trade by working alongside a skilled Journeyperson.
- Earn a salary while working and attending school with wage increases as you develop your trade.
- Gain technical knowledge by attending a trade school
- Receive a nationally recognized credential upon completion of the program.
- Must be at least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) at the time of hire.
- Must have completed at least one trades course (Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and Automotive Mechanics) in high school; and/or currently enrolled in an accredited degree/certificates program at a trade school.
- Must possess a state driver’s license in good standing at the time of hire. (Depending on assignment, you may be required to obtain a Class B commercial driver’s license.
- Able to successfully complete an Airports Authority background investigation incorporating a full employment history check, credit check, criminal history records check, and a driving records check.
- Selection process encompasses skills testing and a structured interview
- Typically apprentices work during the day and attend school at night.
- Apprenticeship training includes (4) years on-the-job training and technical instruction
- As your skills increase, you will receive increases in wages.
- MWAA offers a competitive benefits package
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.