Apprenticeship

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK
November 13 – 19, 2017

"ApprenticeshipUSA offers employers in every industry the tools to develop a highly skilled workforce to help grow their business. For workers, ApprenticeshipUSA offers opportunities to earn a salary while learning the skills necessary to succeed in high-demand careers. ApprenticeshipUSA exemplifies high standards, instructional rigor and quality training. Whether you are an employer looking to hire, train or retain a skilled workforce, or a worker looking for a new career in a well-paying occupation, ApprenticeshipUSA will help you achieve your goals." Source: Department of Labor ApprenticeshipUSA website

ApprenticeshipUSA

The University of Arkansas Facilities Management Apprenticeship Program was begun in 1973 and continues today. Over the past 43 years, more than 100 employees have completed the Apprenticeship Program in fields, such as: carpentry, electrical, locksmithing, painting, environmental compliance, HVAC, boiler operation, plumbing, welding, and sheet metal fabrication.

This week, in particular, we wish to honor our current employees who launched their careers through apprenticeships:

Don Wall
Electrical
1974

Warren Pingel
Carpentry
1976

Dee King
Electrical
1978

John Reeder
Plumbing
1980

Scott Tomlinson
Electrical
1980

Billy Moore (MCC)
Plumbing
1981

Eddie Woods
Plumbing
1981

Greg Gabbard
Plumbing
1982

Tom McCoy
HVAC
1982

Jackie Wills
Brick Masonry
1982

Clyde Davis
Carpentry
1984

Kenny Williams
HVAC
1984

Jess Goodman
Welding
1985

Terry Owens
Electrical
1985

Kelley Sharp
Plumbing
1985

Steve Skowfoe
Electrical
1986

Randy Porter
Plumbing
1988

Randy Copeland
Electrical
1989

Jay Shackelford
Plumbing
1990

Paul Hill
Painting
1991

Rodney Hughes
Electrical
1991

Randy Luper
Electrical
1991

Mark Billingslea
Environmental Compliance
1992

Randy Canfield
Environmental Compliance
1992

Darryl Carpenter
Hazardous Materials
1992

John Falkner
HVAC
1992

Rick Gragg
HVAC
1992

Gordon Harriman
HVAC
1992

Rick Hopkins
Environmental Compliance
1992

Jeff Knight
Carpentry
1992

Bruce McNully
HVAC
1992

Jackie Patterson
HVAC
1992

Jackson Rochier
Plumbing
1992

David Tabor
HVAC
1992

Earl Perkins
Carpentry
1993

Calvin Sharp
HVAC
1993

Billy Fitts
Welding / Locksmithing
1994

Randall Ramey
Electrical
1994

Jonathan Andrews
HVAC
1995

Kelly Conner
Environmental Compliance
1995

Brian Gray
HVAC
1995

Kim Williams
Carpentry
1995

Mike Ball
Electrical
1996

Rodney Counts
Carpentry
1996

Lyndall Watkins
HVAC
1996

Alex Ford III
Painting
1997

Randy Hyler
Plumbing
1997

Brian Samuels
HVAC
1997

Kevin Shackelford
HVAC
1997

Greg Slane
Carpentry
1997

Jeff Bell
Plumbing
1998

Chad Cody
Electrical
1998

Denny Kaney
Painting
1998

Rob Roberts
Electronic Engineering
1998

Rusty Wills
Carpentry
1998

Jeremy Bowerman
Electrical
1999

Jeremy McAtee
Sheet Metal Fabrication
1999

Craig McCoy
Electrical
1999

Gary Williams
Painting
1999

Darrell Barron
HVAC
2000

Farron Downes
Electrical
2000

Mike Harriman
Carpentry
2000

Richard Lundstrom
Electrical
2000

Lonnie Luper
Painting
2000

Jason Pifer
Painting
2000

Benny Baker
Plumbing
2002

Bryan Rogers
Electrical
2003

Mike Hallum (MCC)
Electrical
2004

Silverio Torres
Electrical
2004

Chuck Hunton
Electrical
2006

Ben Doudna
Plumbing
2008

Darrick Gragg
HVAC
2008

James Hamilton
Electrical
2008

Robert (Bob) Moler
Plumbing
2008

Chad Sisson
Electrical
2008

Jose Aguayo
Electrical
2009

Robbie Pierson
Plumbing
2009

Mike Ihne
HVAC
2010

Cody Shepherd
Plumbing
2011

Mike Leslie
Sheet Metal Fabrication
2012

Asa Chipouras (MCC)
Electrical
2013

Johnmark Eneks
HVAC
2013

Cody Thomas
HVAC
2017


Current Apprentices:

Marcus Bell
Electrical

Jonathan Mounce
Carpentry

 

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