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Advantages For Electricians and Contractors

I.B.E.W. Local 553 electricians are members of one of the most progressive unions in the world – so they receive some of the best wages and most comprehensive benefits in the industry! In fact, union workers like the member electricians of Local 553 also are more likely than their non-union counterparts to receive higher wages and benefits such as healthcare and pensions, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Union electricians are some of the very best professionals in the industry, because they receive the very best training available through the Raleigh-Durham Electrical J.A.T.C. As the top electricians in the industry, Local 553 members are treated as such by their employers – which enables them to get the wages and benefits they deserve!

For Contractors:

The I.B.E.W. Local 553 union workforce provides its signatory contractors with significant advantages that save the contractors money – such as having access to the region’s top electricians who take pride in their craftsmanship, expanded bid opportunities and greater hiring flexibility while reducing human-resources management costs.

Union signatory contractors have access to a large pool of highly skilled union construction professionals who are recruited and trained to be quality construction workers by the Raleigh-Durham Electrical J.A.T.C. With the I.B.E.W. Construction Wireman-Construction Electrician Classifications, contractors also have access to electricians of varying degrees of experience who are paid at commensurate wage levels.

By acquiring and training the best and brightest construction-trades people available, unions provide contractors with a workforce that is second to none at tremendous cost savings.

For Owners

I.B.E.W. Local 553 and its signatory electrical contractors furnish thoroughly trained electricians and technicians to any construction project, so owners receive world-class electrical maintenance and installation services every time – so projects are completed on time and on budget.