Alumni Profile - Crystal Fassitt

Crystal Fassitt is a 2013-14 graduate of the New Orleans ECPAP program. Prior to enrolling in the ECPAP program Crystal had been laid-off from a job as a night auditor at a hotel. After completing training she joined Carpenters Local 1846 as a 1st Year Apprentice. Her first job was with Freeman Decorating earning $14.27 per hour and $7.85 in fringe benefits.

She got her TWIC card and also passed NANTeL (Nuclear Academy for Nuclear Training Electronic Learning) exams which enabled her to begin working at the Waterford III Nuclear Plant in Taft, LA in April 2014.

In September 2014 Crystal traveled to Homestead, FL to work at Turkey Point, which is a nuclear facility operated by Florida Power and Light, where she earned $25.00 per hour. After that outage was complete, she then went to Peach Bottom Nuclear Facility in Peach Bottom Township, PA.

Now a second year apprentice, Crystal is making a name for herself on the scaffolding circuit. She is currently working at a nuclear power plant in Texas.