Jobs for Graduates & Soon-To-Be Graduates
The following companies/organizations have shared opportunities for our Edison Academy high school graduates and soon-to-be graduates.
Alumni and Senior students in our programs are encouraged to check this page often for updates and new job opportunities that are posted as we receive them.
Shapiro and Duncan Apprenticeships
Fairfax County Government
A1 Trailor, Truck and Auto Service
Tom Forman, Sr. Project Manager, NCCER Master Trainer NCCER Certified Craft Trainer, 540-338-2344, email@example.com
Tony Gentry, Manager of Construction Operations, Apprenticeship Sponsor Representative, 540-338-2344, Tony@beckstromelectric.com
Kat’s Kennels LLC in Farmville, Va is currently seeking a Groomer/Trainer. A mature, reliable animal loving, drama free person sought to join our team! Must be professional and punctual. Duties include grooming/training all breeds and cleaning and keeping work station cleaned. The work environment is pleasant and we have great customers! Check us out on Facebook, Instagram or our website, https://katskennels.com/.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity.
*If you would like to join our family we seek the following requirements:
* Minimum of 1 year experience with all breeds.
* Pet Bathing experience (nails, glands and ear cleaning experience
* Stamina to groom several pets per day
* Groom animals utilizing techniques which vary depending on type of hair, coat, breed and owner instructions; bath and dry animals, perform pedicures, and clean ears
* Perform all general maintenance of grooming room: clean cages, tubs, grooming tables, vacuum floor, mop floor daily, empty trash, clean clipper blades, scissors and brushes before and after use.
* Get to know and build relationships with dogs and their human companions
* Must like to be around dogs and able to go in yards with some dogs that may be "barky" (if you are afraid of dogs, please do not apply)
* Willing to deliver excellent customer service and comfortable interacting with new people
* Able to do a lot of walking
* Like to work alone - but will need to be able to interact with clients and co-workers in a fun, friendly and professional manner
Want to be engaged and grow with us? Our Purpose is to "Enjoy Serving Pets, Their People and Each Other in Unique Ways"
Please contact us if you are interested. We look forward to meeting with you!
Jim Corridon Electric Company
Jim Corridon Electric Company Inc.
3909 Railroad Ave. | Fairfax, VA. 22030
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #26
IBEW is a local education partner with Fairfax County Public Schools and the Electrical Construction and Engineering program at Edison Academy. Apprenticeship Qualifications are:
Applicants must be 18 years of age.
Applicants must submit their High School Diploma and an UNOPENED OFFICIAL copy of their High School Transcripts or GEDs.
Applicants must have a passing grade in Algebra 1 or GED equivalent.
Applicants are required to take an aptitude test.
For more information visit the IBEW website.
Associated Builders and Contractors- ABCVA- Apprenticeships
Apprentices must be at least 18 years of age, employed in either the carpentry, electrical, HVAC or plumbing trade, physically able to perform the work for the particular trade, able to read and write in English.
Marshall Roofing- Entry Level Skilled Trades Positions
Advance Auto Parts
AA Auto Collision and Repair
Fairfax County Public Schools
Northern Virginia Generator
Helix Electric, 2680 Centerview Dr. Suite 110, Chantlly, VA 20151
Ennis Electric Company, Inc. , 7851 Wellingford Drive, Manassas, VA 20109
Cummins, Inc. North American Diesel Technician Apprentice Programs
4 year/8,000 hour apprentice program, registered in all 50 states with the US Department of Labor. Student apprentices earn while they learn.
Cummins covers all tuition and associated travel expenses for the two year Associates of Science Degree in Diesel Technology.
Students attend full-time classes through partnerships with Community Colleges in Charlotte (NC), Vincennes (IN), or Salt Lake City (UT) in two-week blocks at least twice a year and take online classes throughout the entire program while working at a Cummins facility.
Criteria for students to be hired are: Must graduate from high school with a min. unweighted 2.8 GPA and be college entry ready in Math, English, and Reading.
Cummins provides a SnapOn Tool Box and Tools to all apprentices in the program.
Degree, Trade Certificates and Qualifications - Apprentice earns a free (no cost) AAS degree in Diesel Engines, are qualified on a minimum of three engine platforms, and earn a state and federal trade certificate for Diesel Engines.
Specialization in Engines, Power Generation, Marine, High Horsepower or Service Operations.
Students are hired at 50% of the top pay for diesel mechanics and progress to 85% within four years in the program.
Career paths include field technician, service supervisor, manager, specialist or trainer.
Students may see their Automotive instructor, John Bogan, to obtain a brochure with more details. Interested students should also reach out to David G. Taylor, Cummins Inc. Technician Apprentice Program Leader for North America and the Caribbean,3700 Jeff Adams Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28206. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-562-9958.
Vulcan Materials Company, Diesel Mechanic Apprenticeship
A combination of college semesters and on-the-job training at one of 500 Vulcan locations in the United States.
Earn a paycheck and benefits while you learn.
Start as a full-time Vulcan Materials Company employee.
Upon completion of the program, students receive a debt-free AAS degree in Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology and a nationally recognized journeyman's certificate.
Vulcan offers a team-based environment focused on safely performing maintenance and assisting in servicing, disassembling, diagnosing, and repairing heavy equipment.
Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of employment start date, meet the minimum GPA, have two letters of recommendation from their teachers, must be eligible to work in the United States, must have transportation, and must complete the application and interview process.
Additional paid training positions with Vulcan Materials Company include Operations Trainee and Sales Trainee. Hourly positions (after training) include heavy equipment mechanic, ready-mix concrete driver, construction equipment operator, electrician, plant maintenance, marine deckhands. Salaried positions include accounting, human resources, community relations, plant office administration, and sales and small business account representatives.
401 (k) Retirement Plan, Tuition reimbursement for continuing education from approved programs and degrees, a college scholarship program for Vulcan employee's children.
Interested students should see their Automotive Technology instructor, John Bogan, to receive a brochure with more details. To apply for a position visit the Vulcan Careers website and click Job Openings. For assistance from a Vulcan representative email: email@example.com.
Latest News from Hyatt Regency Washington - Hyatt will hold a Job (Hiring Fair) on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 from 10 a.m.-1p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Washington (400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC.) Positions include Night Cleaner, Front Office Host, Room Attendant, Guest Experience Specialist, and House Person-Event Set Up. Come dressed for success with your resume to interview with managers. Interviews will take place on a first-come, first served, basis.
To RSVP contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Trailways Charter Bus Network
PR at Partners Tysons Corner
Assistant to Stylists - Flexible schedule, This is a paid position, hourly wage + additional compensation. Duties include assisting the stylists with shampooing, blow drying, cleaning, doing laundry, and helping the salon run smoothly.
PR at Partners also offers an apprenticeship program. There is a 6-week in-salon probationary period working as an assistant to stylists before commencing any education and registration into the program. The educational program includes cutting, color, and communications classes. When you complete the program, you will be eligible to earn your Cosmetology License, but also a space on the shop floor. PR at Partners Hairdressing programs are task oriented. Students and Hairdressers are required to complete the set amount of classes in each program. Each program has an “Evaluation” or “Test Out” that will be completed to confirm a student’s advancement.
Receptionist - Salon experience is preferred. Answer phones, schedule appointments, confirm appointments, handle payments. Function as the initial point of contact for clients. Keep the front of the shop clean and organized. Keep the salon running smoothly. Multitask in a high volume salon. For more information contact: Mary Shaffer, owner at email@example.com
Wireless Communications, Inc. - Installation Technicians
Local Plumbers #5 Union Apprenticeships
Requirements: Minimum age of 18 at the time of application, High School Diploma or GED,
The following documentation/copies must be mailed to the training facility prior to receiving your exam date: Birth Certificate or Passport, Valid Driver's License or Valid State issued an identification card, High School Diploma or GED Certificate, Transcript of Grades (sealed school envelope or raised school seal) or GED Test Scores,
Each year an Apprentice works and attends related training classes increases the value of the apprentice to the employer. The pay structure is based on the Journeypersons hourly wage with increases of 5% every six months completed until year five.
1st year – 1st six months - 40% rate - $17.17 an hour or $34,340.00 a year 1st year – 2nd six months - 45% rate - $19.31 an hour or $38,620.00 a year 2nd year –1st six months - 50% rate - $21.46 an hour or $42,920.00 a year 2nd year – 2nd six months - 55% rate - $23.61 an hour or $47,220.00 a year 3rd year – 1st six months - 60% rate- $25.75 an hour or $51,500.00 a year 3rd year – 2nd six months - 65% rate- $27.90 an hour or $55,800.00 a year 4th year – 1st six months - 70% rate - $30.04 an hour or $60,080.00 a year 4th year – 2nd six months - 75% rate - $32.19 an hour or $64,380.00 a year 5th year – 80% rate - $34.34 an hour or $68,680.00 a year The current rate for licensed Journeypersons as of August 1st, 2018 is $42.92 an hour or $85,840.00 a year in your pocket. This does not include the fringe benefit package which raises the total wage of a licensed journeyperson plumber to $61.33 an hour or $122,660.00. The annual wages are based on a 2,000 hour year. In addition to these wages, the Apprentice receives benefits including Medical Coverage and Pension Plan. By providing a structured wage progression the apprentice is able to plan out their future and receive the benefits of hard work and determination.
Steamfitters US Local 602 Steamfitter Apprenticeship Program
Our apprentices are required to follow the UA Standards of Excellence. Our apprenticeship program has a strict attendance policy. Excessive absences could result in postponement of both monetary and academic advancement or possible termination from the program. In order to advance to the next level of training, the apprentice must successfully complete each class and maintain acceptable job site performance evaluations.
Minimum Requirements for the 2019 application period:
Applicants must be 18 years old by August 15, 2019 (born before August 15, 2001) High school diploma by June 30, 2019 or GED certificate by December 31, 2018.
Apprentices are not charged tuition. The Heating, Piping and Refrigeration Training Fund covers the cost of an education worth over $30,000. All members, through their benefits package, pay into the Training Fund to help facilitate the continuation of a skilled union trade.
The only cost to the apprentice is the cost of text books, school supplies and certification fees which is typically less than $400 per year. Apprentices will be required to provide their own reliable transportation to work and school.
United Association – Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders & Service Techs
HVAC and Plumbing Apprenticeships with PHOCCVA
Open Enrollment — Apprentices may enroll at any time throughout the year since there are no class scheduling requirements.
Pace of learning — Apprentices work at their own pace. Apprentices who are considerably experienced can typically move through the curriculum quickly. Individuals who are highly motivated can also work at a fast pace.
Convenience — Apprentices can work from the comfort of their home or office, at a schedule that best suits their needs. Apprentices may postpone e-Learning during peak work periods, setting aside time for study on weekends or other more convenient times.
Red Hawk Fire & Security
Hair Cuttery, A Ratner Company
Salon Receptionist - Alexandria, VA
Hair Stylist/Foxchase - Alexandria, VA
Hair Stylist/Belle View - Alexandria, VA
To obtain links to apply for these positions contact the Academy Career Experience Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Hair Cuttery Career Site and search by location. There are many opportunities around the country with Hair Cuttery, a Ratner Company.
EVI (Emergency Vehicle Installations, Corp.)
Visit the EVI website to learn more about the company. http://www.evicorp.com/ “
Apprenticeship and Skilled Workforce Career Fair Attendees 2018.
Employers from around the region who attended the 2018 Apprenticeships and Skilled Workforce Career Fair at Edison High School provided these links for job seekers who wish to explore opportunities for employment, internships, and apprenticeships they have to offer for 2018-2019 and beyond.