Career Opportunities

IBEW Local 145 was chartered on April 27, 1925, and boasts a current membership of over 1,110. Our members are divided into several categories of electrical work, including: Teledata/Communications, Inside Construction, Residential Wiring, Outside Construction, Utility, Sign, and Stanley Magic Door.

Local 145 negotiates and services approximately ten different contracts.

Apprenticeships

Inside Journeyman Wireman Program

The NECA-IBEW Electrical JATC offers a five-year apprenticeship program, which combines both on the job and related classroom training.

Be sure to read the Inside Electrician Application Requirements.

If accepted into the apprenticeship program, apprentices must complete a minimum of 8,000 on the job training hours before becoming a Journeyman Wireman. Apprentices are also required to complete 5 years of school; classes are at the NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center.

A general description of work performed on the job includes the following categories:

  • Wiring of residences, duplexes, and small apartment buildings; necessary shop work and preparation
  • Wiring of public, commercial, school, and hospital buildings; the installation and repair of all equipment therein; necessary shop work and preparation
  • Wiring of all industrial buildings and equipment; the maintenance, repair, and alteration of same; necessary shop work and preparation
  • Wiring of systems that include sound, data transmission, telephone, fire alarm, fiber optics, energy management, closed circuit television, programmable controllers, and nurse call
Residential Wireman Program

The NECA-IBEW Electrical JATC offers a 3-year Residential Construction apprenticeship program that combines both on the job and related classroom training.

Be sure to read the Residential Electrician Application Requirements.

If accepted into the apprenticeship program, apprentices must complete a minimum of 4,800 on the job training hours before becoming a Residential Wireman. Apprentices are also required to complete 3 years of school; classes are at the NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center.

A general description of work performed on the job includes the following categories:

  • Wiring of outlets in single & multiple family residences
  • Wiring services, meters, and distribution
  • Wiring and servicing appliances
  • Remodeling of residential buildings
  • Installation of music, intercom systems and antennas
  • Wiring and servicing electric heat systems
  • Wiring and servicing air conditioning systems
Tele-Data Journeyman Technician Program

The Installer Technician apprenticeship program is a three-year program that combines both on the job and related classroom training.

Be sure to read the Tele-Data Electrician Application Requirements.

If accepted into the Installer Technician Program, apprentices must complete a minimum of 4,800 on the job training hours before becoming a Journeyman Installer Technician. Apprentices are also required to complete 3 years of school; classes are at the NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center.

A general description of work performed on the job includes preparation, layout from prints, installation, and repair of the following low energy systems:

  • Voice
  • Data
  • Intercom
  • Nurse Call
  • Security
  • Paging
  • Audio/Visual

For a complete schedule of the above apprenticeship classes, course descriptions and information, visit our training center website here.

Lineman Journeyman Technician Program

Be sure to read the Lineman Electrician Application Requirements.

Throughout their apprenticeship, Apprentices in the American Line Builders Apprenticeship Training (ALBAT) program are able to earn while they learn, meaning that they get paid while having on-the-job experience in their field of study.

While working toward completing their ALBAT apprenticeship, students are required to attend mandatory related training classes, complete course material and attend several certification and qualification training courses. The training they receive enhance their opportunity for success in the outside electrical construction industry.

A lineman is a particular type of electrician. Lineman work on power lines or may work at power plants, focusing on lines and generators used for electricity distribution. They install and maintain the overhead distribution and transmission lines that move electrical power from power plants to local consumers such as businesses, homes and factories. Outside Linemen are often climbing poles or working in bucket trucks, installing or repairing electrical power lines out-of-doors.

For more information about this program, click here.