Why IBEW?

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 750,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.  The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations. Q How does the union work? A A union is a democratic organization of a majority of the employees in a facility. The basic idea of a...

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Applications

Application Process To apply for any of the electrical apprenticeship programs, you must first complete an application form. This can be done on Thursdays from 9:00 am till 3:00 pm. Your application will be evaluated to determine whether or not you meet the following basic requirements:  Be a minimum of 18 years of age at time of selection and indenture—some areas have a minimum application age of 17. Show evidence of successful completion of one full year of high school algebra with a passing grade, or one post high school algebra course with a passing grade. Be at least a high school...

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Helmets to Hardhats

The electrical industry offers exciting careers to members from the various branches of the armed service. Service members having MOS’ in fields related to the fields of electrical distribution, power distribution, telecommunication and wiring systems are encouraged to investigate the options available through NJATC-IBEW-NECA sponsored apprenticeship programs. About Helmets to Hardhats Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities...

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