MUTI/Sabre Industries Reaffirms Support for Apprenticeships during 2nd National Apprenticeship Week

Telecommunications Tower Technician Registered Apprenticeship still the first and only RA of its type in the nation
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Nov. 14, 2016 - PRLog -- Midwest Underground Technology Inc./Sabre Industries, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, today announced its continued support for Registered Apprenticeship Programs as part of the second annual National Apprenticeship Week.

MUTI/Sabre is proud to offer the first registered apprenticeship for Telecommunication Tower Technicians in the country.  Going into its second year, the Apprenticeship program has trained hundreds of employees in an ever-growing, dynamic industry.

"Our Apprenticeship program has truly transformed our company," said Scott Kisting, Senior Vice President of Risk and Compliance.  "Since its founding in 2015, we've seen our business grow, our productivity skyrocket, and our employee turnover significantly decrease.  I highly encourage those in our business community to explore options in establishing their own Apprenticeship programs."  Kisting continued, "On the other hand, we strongly suggest hard-working, passionate individuals who want hands-on career training, a national industry certification, and pathways for growth contact us to learn more about this great opportunity!"

Apprenticeship is an "earn and learn" training model that combines work-based learning with related classroom instruction using the highest industry standards.  According to Ronda Kliman, Apprenticeship and Training Coordinator with the U.S. Department of Labor, companies that offer apprenticeship programs can diversify their workforce, improve productivity and profitability, standardize training, reduce turnover, receive tax credits, and more.

"While 79 years ago, the apprenticeship system began and other skilled trades, today there are apprenticeships in more than 1,200 occupations, including careers in healthcare, IT, energy, telecommunications, and more," said Kliman.  "The goal of the National Apprenticeship Week is to educate businesses and leaders about the importance of apprenticeship programs.  These programs can lead to great jobs that also help positively impact our economy."

For more information on the program that has been established for the industry please visit


National Apprenticeship Week is an opportunity for the Apprenticeship community to tell the story of apprenticeships and is an invitation to business and industry, education, career seekers, community based organizations, students, and workers to learn about the real world advantages of developing careers through adoption of the apprenticeship model.  Apprenticeship is for those who aspire to be great, lead in innovation and creativity, strive to innovate in business and industry, and recognize the value of combining paid on the job learning coupled with a substantial educational component to build generational greatness in careers and commerce.


Midwest Underground Technology/Sabre Industries has long been recognized as one of the best when considering Communications Tower Erection and Maintenance, installation of complete Microwave Systems, Facility Services, and full service Small Cell/DAS solutions. With over 170 years' combined experience in the telecommunications industry, MUTI/Sabre has managed and/or constructed some of the most difficult projects in the nation. Our close-knit, unified team of employees understand that quality, safety and integrity provide the foundation of our success.  For more information, please visit

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