The Joint Line Apprenticeship Training Association (JLATA) is a not for profit organization registered with the Industry Training Authority (ITA) as the designated Sponsor on behalf of the Employers signatory to the Master Line Agreement with Local Union 258 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
The JLATA was created to provide a comprehensive Apprenticeship training program to support the Employers and IBEW Local 258 in their quest to develop a skilled workforce at a very high standard.
The Association Board of Directors are comprised of representatives from the Line Contractors Association of BC (LCA), Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) and the International Brotherhood (IBEW Local 258).
|Chairman:||Robin Lucas, Allteck Line Contractors|
|Contractors:||Don Johnson, Rokstad Power Corporation|
|Ryan Lucas, Allteck Line Contractors|
|Ted Pennell, True Line Power and Consulting Ltd.|
|IBEW Local 258:||Doug McKay, IBEW Local 258|
|Jim Greenwell, IBEW Local 258|
|Dan Giesbrecht, IBEW Local 258|
|Apprenticeship Program Manager:||Alisha Carter|
|Training Coordinator & Support:||Angelina Carter|
Responsible for the management, development and training of Apprentices to complete the Power Line Technician Inter-provincial Red Seal Program, whose Employers are signatories to the Master Line Agreement with Local Union 258 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers;
Developing guidelines, procedures, standards or best practices for training and raising the level of competence of Apprentices in the private sector powerline industry in British Columbia;
To coordinate with training providers, government and other organizations to promote a high quality apprenticeship training system that supports both the specific needs of Apprentices and Employers in the powerline industry in British Columbia