Built By Pros

Built By Pros


Built By Pros in Central Iowa



Apprenticeship: Five-year inside (commercial) apprenticeship, three-year residential electrician apprenticeship, and three year Voice Data Video Technician apprenticeship

  • About

Electricians install and maintain electrical power,
communications, lighting, and control systems in residential, commercial, and
industrial buildings. On the jobsite, they occasionally work in confined spaces
and/or heights. Electricians read and follow blueprints and specifications for
installations. During installations, they may bend, fit, and fasten conduit
(pipe or tubing) inside partitions, walls, or other concealed areas. All
electricians must adhere to the requirements of the National Electrical Code
and comply with state, county, and municipal code requirements.



    Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application and 18 years old when placed for employment.

  • Must pass the aptitude test with a 4 or better.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Successfully pass a drug screen

  • Must have completed one year of high school algebra or one semester of college algebra with a passing grade.

  • High school diploma or GED

Apprenticeship Training

Commercial / industrial apprentices will complete 8,000 hours of training. Residential apprentices will complete 6000 hours, and telecommunications apprentices will complete over 6000 hours of training. All apprentices will receive over 180 hours of classroom-style learning at one of our training centers each year.

Earn While You Learn

Built by Pros is a pipeline to the skilled trades workforce. We provide registered apprenticeships for long-term careers with competitive salary, benefits, and no student debt. In our program, you will work with Union professionals and certified instructors and enjoy these rewards:

  • Paychecks and benefits
  • Hands-on career training
  • Debt-free education
  • National industry certification
  • Pathway to a rewarding and successful career

For more information or to apply for this apprenticeship program contact:

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 347

Chad Lowe

(515) 243-1924 X207

or the

Des Moines Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Center

(515) 224-4349