We are now accepting applications for our 2020 Apprenticeship Program

Appply Now!

Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak, we are extending the application deadline to May 1st.

The opportunity to earn while you learn!

We are now accepting applications for the class of 2022 which commences September 2020.

This apprenticeship program is an entry level general construction carpentry program. It is designed to prepare you with the basic skills needed to succeed in the construction industry. This certification is a two-year program. The program is designed for you to work, be paid, and to study at the same time. The skills learned here are a prerequisite for higher level apprenticeship certifications which will allow for specialization in the fields of Plaster and Drywall, Concrete, and Finish Carpentry. 

What do you get?

Hands-on Training

Technical Instruction

And a Paycheck!

Company Responsibilites

  • R. E. Lee Companies (REL) will pay for all expenses associated with program instruction.
  • Apprentices will be paid an hourly wage for full-time work in the field with annual increases and all company benefits other employees enjoy including:
  • R. E. Lee Companies commits to providing a  Pioneering. Honorable. Professional. work and learning environment.

Minimum Requirements

What do you get?

Hands-on Training

Technical Instruction

And a Paycheck!

Company Responsibilites

  • R. E. Lee Companies (REL) will pay for all expenses associated with program instruction.
  • Apprentices will be paid an hourly wage for full-time work in the field with annual increases and all company benefits other employees enjoy including:
  • R. E. Lee Companies commits to providing a  Pioneering. Honorable. Professional. work and learning environment.

Minimum Requirements

Our Expectations For You:

    • Work safely in accordance with the REL Safety for Life
    • Read, understand and comply with all policies and procedures in this handbook and in the REL Employee Handbook.
    • Maintain minimum requirements for REL Apprenticeship Program as outlined in the REL Apprenticeship Handbook.
    • Be punctual, involved and show dedication to your training, both on the job and in the classroom. Develop initiative and leadership while in the program.
    • Complete coursework with a grade of eighty percent (80%) or higher and meet minimum class and fieldwork attendance requirement of ninety percent (90%).
    • Show courtesy and respect to fellow apprentices and REL employees, instructors, supervisors, jobsite partners and our clients
    • Agree to and comply with all provisions of the Apprentice Agreement.
    • Be accompanied by a Journeyman, Superintendent, Project Manager or other qualified REL employee on the jobsite, unless the work is authorized to be done without direct supervision.
    • Commit to our founding values of Pioneering. Honorable. Professional.

Our Expectations For You:

    • Work safely in accordance with the REL Safety for Life
    • Read, understand and comply with all policies and procedures in this handbook and in the REL Employee Handbook.
    • Maintain minimum requirements for REL Apprenticeship Program as outlined in the REL Apprenticeship Handbook.
    • Be punctual, involved and show dedication to your training, both on the job and in the classroom. Develop initiative and leadership while in the program.
    • Complete coursework with a grade of eighty percent (80%) or higher and meet minimum class and fieldwork attendance requirement of ninety percent (90%).
    • Show courtesy and respect to fellow apprentices and REL employees, instructors, supervisors, jobsite partners and our clients
    • Agree to and comply with all provisions of the Apprentice Agreement.
    • Be accompanied by a Journeyman, Superintendent, Project Manager or other qualified REL employee on the jobsite, unless the work is authorized to be done without direct supervision.
    • Commit to our founding values of Pioneering. Honorable. Professional.

The Construction Industry at a Glance

How to Apply

To apply, download and complete the Application Packet.

Mail or bring your completed Application to:

R. E. Lee Companies
ATTN Apprenticeship Committee
2811 Hydraulic Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Or email to:
yourpath@releecommunity.com

 

Applications due by May 1, 2020

Interviews completed June 17, 2020

Enrollment Decisions sent July 1, 2020

 

Class of 2022 Application Timeline

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