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Potential Members - Contact Us Today!

FROM YOUR ORGANIZER


Matthew Fuhrman

Membership Development 

814-431-8452 

 


Ask yourself these three questions:
 
1. Am I being paid what I am worth? 
 
2. Do I have adequate Benefits? (Healthcare, Retirement, etc.) 
 
3. Am I happy working for this employer?
 

 If you answered NO to just one of these questions, contact IBEW Local 56 to find out about your career opportunities

Do not always believe the misconceptions that you hear about the IBEW. DO your own research or give us a call and ask questions.

 


Journeyman Wiremen-


Journeyman Wireman

If you are a Journeyman Electrician and don’t have comparable benefits contact us today! 

Hourly Rate $32.40
*Vacation                              $2.89 per hour
*Health Insurance $10.70 per hour
*Local Pension  $6.39 per hour     
*NEBF (Pension) $1.06 per hour
*Annuity $4.10 per hour
*EETF (Training) $1.05 per hour
Total Package $58.60 per hour
   
*Employer Contributions  


How To Apply -


How To Become An IBEW Local 56 Apprentice:

The Ibew L.U. 56 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) will not discriminate against apprecticeship applicants or apprentiuces based on RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX (INCLUDING PREGNANCY AND GENDER IDENTITY), SEVUAL ORIENTATION, GENETIC INFORMATION OR BECAUSE THEY ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY OR PERSON 40 YEARS OLD OR OLDER.

The IBEW L.U. 56 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Federal Regulations, Part 30. 

 Applications are taken every 3rd Friday of each month from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM during business hours at IBEW Local 56, 185 Pennbriar Drive, Erie, PA 16509.

SAMPLE APPRENTICESHIP APPLICATION (PDF Version) - Click here

The following will be required at the time of the application:

  ·         A High School Transcript.

·         An approved document of a passing grade in Algebra.

·         A copy of your High School Diploma or G.E.D.

·         A copy of your Birth Certificate.

·         A copy of your Valid Drivers License.

·         A $30.00 payment.  Either a check made out to the E.E.T.F. or cash. 



Apprentices -


 Apprenetice Wireman Pay Scale 

  JW Rate 32.40                
   %      RATE H & W PEN ANN VAC EETF NLMCC NEBF TOTAL
               
1st YEAR 35%      $11.34 8.57       0.06 0.01 0.34 20.32
40%      $12.96 8.57       0.06 0.01 0.39 21.99
2ndYEAR 45%      $14.58 8.57       0.07 0.01 0.44 23.67
55%      $17.82 9.64     0.36 0.09 0.01 0.55 28.47
3rd YEAR 60%      $19.44 9.64     0.39 0.10 0.01 0.59 30.17
65%      $21.069.64 6.39 4.10 0.42 0.11 0.01 0.64 42.37
4th YEAR 70%      $22.68 10.70 6.39 4.10 0.45 0.12 0.01 0.69 45.14
75%      $24.30 10.70 6.39 4.10 0.49 0.12 0.01 0.74 46.85
5th YEAR 80%      $25.92 10.70 6.39 4.10 0.52 0.13 0.01 0.79 48.56
85%     $27.54 10.70 6.39 4.10 0.55 0.14 0.01 0.84 50.27


Contact us today and ask about-


CW/CE Program 

Hourly Rates 

Construction Wireman       $9.74 - $18.40 

Construction Electrician      $22.68 - $25.92 

*Depending on experience. 

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