Bates-affiliated Apprenticeship Program Contacts

Apprenticeship Coordinator Contacts

Bates is affiliated with 11 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
  • Skookum Corporation & Directorate of Logistics, Fort Lewis, Washington JATC
      • Jim Gilmon, Coordinator, 253.255.7517
  • Southwest Washington Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
      • Tony Lewis, Coordinator, 253.475.2922
  • Southwest Washington Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Committee
      • Elmer Arter, Coordinator, 360.486.9400
  • 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