IBEW Code Of Excellence

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The Code of Excellence is turning heads around the industry. Our work leaves no margin for error and no room for mistakes. We’re the best – thanks to our Code of Excellence The IBEW’s Code of Excellence program ens...

Taking the Trade to New Heights: Aerial Linemen

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When you think of an IBEW Lineman, you think of someone climbing an electrical pole, facing all sorts of outside elements. You aren't incorrect! But some lineman don't climb poles...some fly in. A task that seems i...

Rifle Regional Water Purification Facility

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Water covers 70% of the surface of the Earth and makes up 65% of the human body. Water also contains many nutrients and minerals that keep our bodies and our earth going. Water is essential to life. That is why the...

The Foundry Lofts Tower

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The IBEW has relationships with electrical contractors around the country. But those relationships often extend beyond the contractor and reach further out into the community. IBEW Local 252 has cultivated relationshi...

IBEW Takes on the Annual Tug Fest on the Mississippi River

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Each year, Port Byron, Illinois and Le Claire, Iowa, two towns sitting across from each other on opposite side of the Mississippi River, face off in the ultimate competition - a tug of war. IBEW Local 109 and IBEW Loc...

Rauland Borg: a Manufacturing Code of Excellence Facility

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Rauland Borg is a manufacturing facility specializing in healthcare and education products such as life safety products in the schools and hospitals. People across the country depend on the products made at Rauland Bo...

Wolf Point West Chicago – AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust Project

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Wolf Point West Chicago - AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust Project The IBEW is on the job in Chicago, adding to both the signature Chicago skyline and the future of the IBEW! Wolf Point West is an AFL-CIO Buildin...

The Elizabeth River Tunnels Project

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As the IBEW has seen in recent years, the population growth of the United States has lead to many commercial and residential electrical projects in order to accommodate for the growth. What the population boom has ...

The Local Union 17 Tree Trimmers Boot Camp

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If you are afraid of heights, perhaps tree trimming isn't for you. Tree trimmers have one of the most difficult, technical jobs in the IBEW, which is why the IBEW is not afraid to go out on a limb when it comes to pro...

Job Tip – Bucket on a Ladder

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Job Tip - Bucket on a Ladder One challenge we all face on the job on a regular basis is climbing a ladder while carrying your material AND maintaining three points of contact. Josh Kindhart from IBEW 113 has a soluti...

Job Tip – Klein Tools Hollow Shaft Nut Driver

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The Klein Tools Hollow Shaft Nut Driver allows you to easily complete your task in hard to reach areas. The Klein Tools Hollow Shaft Nut Driver reaches into deep recesses, fits over extra-long bolts and studs, the ...

Job Tip – Klein Tools All-Purpose Pliers

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Klein Tools All-Purpose Pliers Gary Williams of IBEW Local 379 has been an electrician for over 17 years, so he is no stranger to the tricks of the trade. The Klein Tools All-Purpose Pliers has eliminated two tools o...

Job Tip – GFCI Sticker

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Job Tip - GFCI Sticker A big part of being an IBEW brother is paying it forward, you always want to make the job easy for the next guy. Josh Kindhart from IBEW Local 113 in Colorado Springs has a trick to pay it f...

Job Tip – Diagonal Cutting Pliers with Klein Tools Promotion

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The Klein Tools Diagonal Cutting Pliers are the perfect pair of pliers for any job. With their diagonal cut, they offer better leverage than an ordinary pair of pliers. Now, with any purchase of the 9-inch Diagonal Cu...

Job Tip – Klein Tools Heavy Duty Wire Stripper

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Do you feel as though you are constantly dragging around your entire toolbox from job to job and task to task? Switching between tools every few minutes can be a pain, but Daniel Batchelor from IBEW Local 113 has an i...

Klein Tools Conduit Locknut Wrench

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The IBEW Hour Power Job Tips channel is a resource for teachers, students, and longtime electricians still working in the field to learn tools and tips to use on the job! This tip is about a great tool manufactured...

Watts New – Clamp Meter with Thermal Imaging

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This year at NTI, we scoured the trade show floor to find the best, coolest new tools to share with our Hour Power audience. Check out this Clamp Meter with Thermal Imaging from FLIR! FLIR is the first to releas...