Electrical Apprentice

Philip Morris USA Inc

Richmond, Virginia

4/5/2019 5:14:34 AM





We are currently seeking candidates to join us at our Manufacturing Center in Richmond, VA to participate in an Electrical Skilled Apprenticeship Program.

Upon successful completion of a 4 year apprenticeship, candidates will receive a Journeyman’s card in the Instrument Electrician classifications and an applied science associate’s degree in technical studies from John Tyler Community College. During the course of the program, apprentices will be expected to work on the job training on their assigned shift and attend classes at John Tyler Community College during non-work hours in order to satisfy the educational requirements of the program. All educational expenses will be provided as part of the program. Apprentices will learn process control, electrical techniques and general work processes of the manufacturing environment.

Successful workers will be able to demonstrate strong troubleshooting skills, will work effectively in a high output, multi-craft manufacturing environment, and maintain satisfactory academic performance and attendance throughout the program. They will be expected to participate in cross-functional teams to identify problems and opportunities, and to develop and implement solutions.

Specific Skills

For this position, we are seeking highly motivated, experienced and accountable individuals who can work in an industrial, unionized environment. Qualified candidates will:

* Be at least 18 years of age, legally eligible to work in the U.S. and for Philip Morris USA.
* During the course of the program be willing to work any assigned shift, attend classroom training outside of work hours, and work overtime when needed for approximately 4 years.
* At the completion of the program be willing to work on any shift and to work overtime, weekends and holidays on a regular basis if retained as an employee with the company.
* Possess a minimum of 1 year of experience/instruction related to the electrical field to include military, technical and vocational training.
* Have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED).

The starting wage for this position is $27.90 per hour.

Our benefits are outstanding and include:

* Comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance
* You can participate in our Healthy Connections program and be eligible to receive health promotion incentives
* Deferred Profit Sharing Contributions (type of 401K):
* If you contribute to the plan, you will eligible for a dollar-for-dollar match of what you invest, up to a 3% of compensation that you contribute, after just 90 days of service
* Eligible to receive an annual DPS contribution, after one year of service of 8-12% based on Company performance
* Company Supplemental Contribution: Eligible to receive an annual supplemental contribution from the Company of 5%, after one year of service

* Paid vacation and holidays
* Other Work-life Services includes: On-site Fitness Center, Service Awards, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Scholarship Program, and Employee Assistance Program

If Philip Morris USA sounds like the right career opportunity for you, then go apply today!

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