JOBS AND CAREERS
The NECA/IBEW partnership has established one of the best working environments and benefit plans available for the electrical construction trades in the US today. Your valued commitment to this partnership will ensure you have a place in receiving the hard earned rewards found through completing the NECA/IBEW Local 48 apprenticeship program. Find out why and how the apprenticeship program is the best in the electrical construction industry.
Become an Apprentice
Earn While You Learn
Each of our 3 programs provides the apprentice with requirements needed to qualify for the Oregon State Journeyman license exam, and if applicable, its equivalent Washington Journeyman license exam. Our apprentices are prepared through classroom instruction and on-the-job training.
Learn More About Apprenticeship
Find out why and how the NECA/IBEW apprenticeship program is the best in the electrical construction industry.
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Top Dollar with Full Benefits
Learn More About Journeyman Opportunties
The NECA/IBEW partnership has established one of the best working environments and benefit plans available for the electrical construction trades in the US today.
2019 Union Benefits
|IBEW Local 48||Non-Union|
|Wages (Inside Electrician)||$47.85||$38 – ?|
Employer Paid, Full Family
Usually Employee Only
$1.78 – $4.76/hr
Family Coverage Additional
Maybe Employer Match
|Benefits||Health care and pension benefits follow you from job to job, contractor to contractor||Benefits do not follow you and start over for each new contractor|
|Total Wages & Benefits||Guaranteed minimum value: $70.51/hour||?|
In addition to the benefits listed above, NECA/IBEW Local 48 is offering a $1,000 Journeyman signing bonus
(Commercial/industrial agreement contract, effective Jan 1, 2018 – Dec 31, 2020)