Oregon Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Apprenticeship License

The Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Apprenticeship License allows you to do the following work:

  • Provide basic electrical maintenance on:
    • Existing equipment in factories
    • Industrial manufacturing facilities
  • Carry out different tasks, which may include:
    • Updating electrical drawings
    • Initiating and modifying electrical designs
    • Installing and wiring electric motors and machinery of all sizes
    • Performing preventive maintenance on production and facilities equipment

Journey-level manufacturing plant electricians must be licensed by an exam from the Oregon BCD.

How to Get the Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Apprenticeship License in Oregon?

Before applying, note that, first, previous experience with physical and volunteer work, punctuality, and consistent work history are all taken into account during the application process. If you don't have previous experience in the Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Apprenticeship field, consider applying for a pre-apprenticeship program. Second, having a criminal record is not a work impediment.

  1. Meet the following basic requirements:
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma; refer to the list of apprenticeship trades to determine if a High School Diploma is needed
    • Possess certain physical skills depending on the type of work to be carried out
    • Have no issue with transportation to local or out-of-town areas and job sites
  2. Choose one of the available programs for the Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Apprenticeship, making sure that applications are being accepted
  3. Submit your application through the official program website
  4. Present an interview and take the corresponding exams for the chosen program