INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS (IBEW)

Electrical Workers
Job Description:
The job of an inside wireman electrician is to install and maintain all the various types of systems found in commercial and industrial facilities.
Some of the tasks of an inside wireman include installing raceway systems, wiring for power and lighting, receptacle and fixture installations, power distribution and service entrance equipment, power and controls to motors, heating and air conditioning equipment, installing fire alarm and security systems, instrumentation and process control including energy management, telephone and data systems, generators as well as alternative energy systems like solar photovoltaicÂís and wind generators.
Due to the highly technical and diverse types of work involved in this field, Candidates should have a strong math background as well as the ability to work with your hands and think on their feet to solve problems.

Earn while you learn:
This five year apprenticeship involves working in the field for an electrical contractor and getting paid as part of your on the job training and also attending school and maintaining a passing average as your classroom/shop portion of the program.

Recommended High School Courses: 
Blueprint reading, drafting, metal shop, mathematics.

General Qualifications:
Candidate must be 18 years old at time of application.
Must have high school diploma or GED at time of application.
Must have passed one year of high school algebra.

Some of the benefits of being part of this extraordinary and exciting industry include: 
Proof of age. Qualification on an aptitude test is required.
Excellent wage rate
Paid health insurance
A career with a future
State of the art training
Safer working conditions
Guaranteed pension benefits

The Electrical industry is:
Demanding
Interesting
Dangerous
Exciting
Challenging
Dirty
Exhausting
Mobile
Fun
Rewarding
Seasonal