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Updated Jun 7, 2022

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4.5
96%
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93%
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Pros
  • "Awesome pay and benefits(in 4 reviews)
  • "union trained free schooling steady work for a trade high pay good benefits and retirement(in 3 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Opportunity

    Jun 7, 2022 - Electrical Apprentice in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great experience as you learn all aspects of the electrical THEORY and construction industry and how it coexists.

    Cons

    Barely any sick leave. Be prepared to grind from the bottom.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Cannot complain

    Jun 5, 2022 - Apprentice Electrician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, good people to work with and great teachers at the JATC

    Cons

    For the first 5 years of the apprenticeship you are at the mercy of the hall. They can send you to a job thats 2 hours away from your home.

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee

    ok

    Apr 8, 2022 - Electrician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    job is ok i guess for construction

    Cons

    layoffs can happen often with bad econmoy

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good

    Feb 19, 2022 - Intrumentation Top Helper in Baltimore, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Helpful and honest people. Caring

    Cons

    Im not yet at my full potential

    Continue reading
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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    What's best

    Nov 2, 2021 - Apprentice Electrician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Its best to start to before you 20

    Cons

    The hours you spend in your later yesrs

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Review

    Oct 1, 2021 - Electrical Apprentice 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great schooling Great pay Great communication Fun place to come to work everyday

    Cons

    I haven’t seen any downsides yet

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent trade to learn

    Sep 30, 2021 - Electrician in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great skill position to learn

    Cons

    Early hours and travel is required

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Contractor 's local

    Jul 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great for trade employees and apprentices

    Cons

    A contractor's local when it comes to contract negotiations

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Jun 4, 2021 - Electrical Apprentice in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Always has work for good people.

    Cons

    Can be hard to work through problems that keep you from working.

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    A Card Electrician

    Mar 28, 2021 - Currently Unemployed And Seeking Work in College Park, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good place to be a union electrician. Great pay and benefits.

    Cons

    It has a well-earned reputation of being a 'contractor's local', and sometimes I would disagree with the choices our staff at the office would make.

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IBEW Local 26 Reviews FAQs

IBEW Local 26 has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5, based on over 35 reviews left anonymously by employees. 96% of employees would recommend working at IBEW Local 26 to a friend and 78% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, IBEW Local 26 employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at IBEW Local 26. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

96% of IBEW Local 26 employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated IBEW Local 26 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at IBEW Local 26 to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, senior leadership.

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