Bates-affiliated Apprenticeship Program Contacts

Apprenticeship Coordinator Contacts

Bates is affiliated with 9 Washington State approved apprenticeship training programs. To learn about entry into one of these programs, contact the training coordinator directly.

  • Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) 
      • Roger Peters, Program Specialist, 206.764.7940
  • Operating Engineers Regional Training JATC
      • Ole Fjellstad, Training Director, 1.800.333.9752
  • Pacific NW Iron Workers & Employers Local #86 Apprenticeship Committee
      • Greg Christiansen, Coordinator, 206.244.2993
  • Pierce County Meat Cutters Apprenticeship Committee
      • Benny Rowland, Director, 253.589.0367
  • Southwest Washington Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
      • Tony Lewis, Coordinator, 253.475.2922
  • Washington State Fire Fighters Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
      • Dave Myers, Coordinator, 253.318.1638
  • Western Washington Sheet Metal JATC
      • Eric Peterson, Training Administrator, 425.438.1406
  • Western Washington Operating Engineers Facilities Custodial Services Apprenticeship Committee
      • Jim Burnson, Training Director, 253.351.0184
  • Western Washington Stationary Engineers Apprenticeship Committee
      • Jim Burnson, Training Director, 253.351.0184