Apprenticeship Program

Vaughn Industries, LLC is currently taking applications for Apprentices for all trades in Ohio. Applications for Apprentices are being accepted for our 2020/2021 school year in the following trades: Electrical; Mechanical –Sheet Metal Worker & Pipefitter; High Voltage Substation Electrician & Power Lineman.  We are a nationwide construction contractor in Mechanical, Electrical, Renewable Energy, & High Voltage Construction. We have offices in Carey and Lewis Center, OH.  We offer full time positions with benefits.


  • High School Diploma/GED – or in your senior year of high school
  • Must have obtained a driver’s license
  • Ability to travel daily and/or overnight to jobsites
  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Work outdoors in uncontrolled climates
  • Attend Classroom training outside of normal work hours
  • Aptitude to advance your knowledge in both math and trade skills
  • Willing to work under supervision of Journeyman as a trainee


  • Various construction site duties- tasks & duties will vary by trade
  • Earn while you learn– on the job training (OJT) & classroom education for each trade
  • Support Journeyman in the trade
  • Construction work on large facilities and construction sites that may be commercial, industrial, governmental
  • Perform less skilled tasks for a number of years before moving into the Journeyman role
  • Tool handling
  • Work independently from the Journeyman at times on tasks that require less skill or experience
  • Progression so that apprentice may be given more independence in completion of tasks


  • Competitive wages starting at $18.00-23.00/hour & completing at $28.000-40.00/hour
  • Step wage increases during enrollment as goals are met per the Apprenticeship standards/guidelines
  • Free tuition and labs
  • Free education credits through associated college
  • Employee Health,  Life insurance provided – no weekly premium
  • 401k retirement plan with company match
  • 7 Paid holidays annually
  • Voluntary health and life insurance for spouse and dependents – weekly premium
  • Voluntary dental, vision, short term/long term disability – weekly premium
  • Growth opportunities for each employee


Applications will be accepted beginning February 1, 2020.  Apply in person (walk-in) in our Carey, OH office Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. or Friday by appointment, or in our Lewis Center, OH office by appointment.  To schedule an appointment, call Megan at 419-396-9136, or email

Vaughn Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.