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Oregon Water Service Mechanic Apprenticeship License

The Water Service Mechanic Apprenticeship License allows you to do the following work:

  • Install and connect water meters for consumer establishments
  • Examine pipes for leaking
  • Assemble and repair water system pipes and accessories

How to Get the Water Service Mechanic 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 Water Service Mechanic 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 between the available programs for the Water Service Mechanic Apprenticeship, making sure that applications are being accepted:
  3. Submit your application through the official program website/email:
    • Portland Water Bureau JATC
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (S Fork WTR Board & N Clackmas CWC JATC)
  4. Present an interview and take the corresponding exams for the chosen program