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Brogan Kenneally works at an Ohio Turnpike site.

National Guard-to-electrician easy transition for second-year Local 573 apprentice


For Brogan Kenneally, making the switch from military life to full-time electrician has been smooth. The fourth-year apprentice served with the Ohio National Guard for six years, which coincided with his apprenticeship. Kenneally is currently working at University Electric in Youngstown. Easy balancing act “IBEW Local 573 was able to help me balance military obligations […]

Keith Patton works in a lift.

Air Force Veteran and second-year apprentice sees parallels in military and electrical work


While he’s constantly working with his hands, Keith Patton also enjoys a challenge. The second-year apprentice with the Warren Electrical JATC is building on a foundation he established while in the United States Air Force from 2009 to 2017. While serving, Patton was an electrical and hydraulics airplane mechanic, troubleshooting issues on C-5s and C-17s. […]

Man outside of clock tower

CR Electric’s work shines bright on Premier Bank building downtown


Jason Rubin still vividly recalls the experience he had as a third-year apprentice climbing out the windows of the then-Home Savings clock tower to change the light bulbs high atop Downtown Youngstown. His signature can still be found on the wall inside the tight space up there right next to his journeyman mentor that day, […]

Warren JATC promotes apprenticeships at Eastwood Mall career fair


Busloads of juniors and seniors from Trumbull County high schools converged on the closed Sears store in the Eastwood Mall to learn about their various options after graduation. The event was organized by Junior Achievement and the Trumbull County Educational Service Center. Among the 80-plus exhibitors competing for students’ attention was a contingent from IBEW […]