Welcome to the JATC Local 11 & 589 Website and User Portal.
Even as college costs spiral, Minnesota is facing a shortage of skilled laborers in certain industries. Our apprenticeship system offers an opportunity for you to start earning money instantly, gaining experience and salary increases through on-the-job training and classroom instruction.
Apprentices start at 40% of the Journeyman wage rate. The total wage package includes fringe benefits such as medical, dental and optical insurance plans, retirement plans and more. The apprenticeship program is for a 5-year period and requires 9,000 on-the-job hours of work. Additionally, all apprentices attend 216 hours of related instruction for each year while in the program.
Our program makes the best pipefitters, steamfitters, plumbers and HVAC technicians in the industry, so your projects are done safely and cost effectively. Contact us for information about our work force, our career opportunities, and our dedication to the advancement of the piping industry.