Zap Electric and Local 96 Underway with Claremont Academy Lighting Retrofit Project

July 20th, 2018

IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor, Zap Electric, based in Longmeadow, MA, is underway with the energy-efficient LED lighting retrofit project at Claremont Academy in Worcester. The City of Worcester was awarded one of 47 Green Communies Competitive Grants by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to help fund the project. The project scope entails the replacement of interior fixtures with high-efficiency, intelligent LED lights. Motion detectors, daylight sensors and digital timers will also be installed into the lighting system to further reduce energy consumption. In addition, the lights will be network-controlled to enhance energy efficiency. The project … Continue reading Zap Electric and Local 96 Underway with Claremont Academy Lighting Retrofit Project

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Twenty-nine First-year Apprentices Accepted into 2018 IBEW Local 96 / Worcester JATC Incoming Apprenticeship Class

July 11th, 2018

Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 is pleased to announce that 29 first-year electrical apprentices have been accepted into the five-year Worcester Joint Apprenticeship Training Program (WJATP). On July 11, the apprentices attended an orientation at the Worcester union hall. WJATC Chairman Thomas Maloney and WJATC Training Director David Martinelli presented the apprentices an overview of the program, including the rules and regulations and curriculum requirements. The classroom portion of the electrical apprenticeship training begins September 4th at Worcester Technical High School. The Inside Journeyman/Wireman program includes five years of electrical theory schooling and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training. Upon … Continue reading Twenty-nine First-year Apprentices Accepted into 2018 IBEW Local 96 / Worcester JATC Incoming Apprenticeship Class

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IBEW Local 96 Elects 2018 Officers, Board Members and Examining Board Members

July 2nd, 2018

Worcester, MA – On July 2, 2018, IBEW Local 96 confirmed its 2018 Officers, Executive Board Members, and Examining Board Members at a Swearing-in Ceremony at the Local 96 union hall in Worcester. Thomas J. Maloney was elected Business Manager and David C. Martinelli elected President and each will serve three-year terms. The election was held on June 4, 2018. 2018 Local 96 Officers, Board Members and Examining Board Members Officers Thomas J. Maloney, Business Manager David C. Martinelli, President Michael Stearns, Vice President Andrew Turcotte, Recording Secretary Keith Fontaine, Treasurer Executive Board Members: Justin Beauregard Kevin M. Fitman Robert … Continue reading IBEW Local 96 Elects 2018 Officers, Board Members and Examining Board Members

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