STEM 101 teams up with Southern Nevada Workforce Connections

by | Aug 20, 2018

STEM 101 teams up with Southern Nevada Workforce Connections to connect adults (18-24) job seekers with careers at Helix Electric. STEM 101 working with Helix team developed the Helix Electric Basic Proficiency Training program. This program is designed to fast track adults to careers at Helix Electric.

Information session for candidates interested in careers at Helix led by STEM 101 was held on Wednesday, Feb 28 at SNWC with 59 participants. Session was supported by Michael Turner, Field Operations Manager and Nick Lombardi, Craft Training Manager from Helix Electric.

Helix Electric Basic Proficiency Training session was held on Friday, March 2 at SNWC with 29 participants. Session was led by STEM 101 Master Instructor, Chris Strzok, EdD and supported by Leslie Anderson, Regional Talent Acquisition Manager from Helix Electric.

27 of 29 candidates successfully completed the training and received Helix Electric Basic Proficiency Training certificate of completion. Certificate holders were ranked in order of preference (1 – 27) and qualify for interview. Candidates who are hired will immediately begin a (5 day) Helix Electric Bootcamp before being assigned to a job site. Electrician apprentices at Helix Electric earn $14.00 per hour, health benefits and enroll in the ABC Electrician Apprentice program. Candidates earn a $1.50 per hour raise every 6 months.

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Southern Nevada Wokforce Connection

As Southern Nevada’s Local Workforce Development Board, Workforce Connections oversees the One-Stop Delivery System for this Local Workforce Development Area.

Helix Electric 

Helix Electric was founded in 1985 based on the unique vision of creating a team-oriented and employee powered corporate culture. From the start, two words, “opportunities” and “challenges” have been staples in the company lexicon. They were embraced quite literally and when combined with consistent, competitive performance, helped fuel Helix’s power to perform.

Today, Helix is an established industry leader. Our company has expanded to multiple locations and through our remote capabilities, we are accessible to customers in the most important markets in the United States. We feature a comprehensive breadth of service offerings. Through methods of design build, constrution and engineering, we continually seek ways to improve productivity of installation and quality of electrical systems in diverse industries, including:Commercial & Retail, Correctional, Design-Build, Education, Government & Military, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industrial, Residential, Renewable Energy, Transportation. By possessing the right management structure and by deploying the best manpower — all of whom commit to each job with confidence — Helix Electric satisfies traditional electrical construction needs and modern ones, like renewable energy.