In the Community

As integral members of the communities they work hard to build, IBEW professionals are also committed to the strengthening of neighborhoods in which they work and live.  IBEW representatives actively volunteer and participate in local programs and events that support Minnesota schools, veterans, vulnerable residents and families (through their work with Habitat for Humanity) and provide ongoing scholarships and sponsorships of tomorrow’s workforce of electricians. IBEW-certified electricians contribute thousands of hours annually in volunteer opportunities within our communities.  Commitment to community has been a cornerstone Continue reading →

Training & Apprenticeships

The most skilled electricians are taught at the training centers managed jointly by the International Brotherhood of Electricians and the National Electrical Contractors Association.  IBEW electricians receive extensive training in learning their trade and participate in continuing education and certification classes, including the latest in technology and safety standards that keep each craftsperson at the top of their profession.  It’s that committment to training which has enabled the completion of many high-tech, high-finish projects on-time and on-budget.  Some of the more recent projects include Target Field, TCF Bank Continue reading →

Green Technologies

The renewable energy industry is expected to generate more than 20 million jobs by 2030. In the IBEW, we don’t just talk green. Thousands of our members are already at work in the green economy. And, for nearly a decade, the National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee has incorporated renewable energy into the curriculum in many of our 300 training centers in North America. Today, we are keeping in sync with technological advances in wind, solar, nuclear and other developing sectors and providing new training modules. Continue reading →

Consumer Services

Our work encompasses every conceivable kind of electrical and data construction, maintenance and service. New Homes, Condos & Apartments – installing the electrical and voice-data-video-security wiring needed for the safety and convenience of modern living. Extra protection comes with our Plus 5 Electrical Protection program; www.plus5.org. Remodels and Service – expanding your current home, modernizing your electrical service, installing new fixtures, replacing outlets and switches, and more. Retail and Office – whether design/build or plan/spec, we help architects, contractors, developers, retailers and office users with Continue reading →