International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Reviews

Updated May 16, 2020

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers International President Ed Hill
Ed Hill
64 Ratings
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  • "No cons, this is a great place to work(in 7 reviews)

  • "34 per hour but when you take away the umion dues 2(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Best in the business"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Foreman in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best Wages, working conditions, benefits and training

    Cons

    None all good. Great place to work

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2020-05-06
  2. "Corrupt, Union needs to decide who it wants to protect - signatory contractors or the workers"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Foot in the door to the electrical trade, avenue to becoming a Journeyman Electrician, the pay if you're amazing enough to be employed year round

    Cons

    A culture of hazing/bullying, job site banter/culture (racism, misogyny), sacrifices safety at the cost of getting the job done cheaply/on time, the training they advertise isn't actually free, the size of the local/travel times, contractors not supplying adequate PPE and equipment, convoluted health/dental/vision insurance plan,

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    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2020-05-16
  3. "Na"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working as a team. Great pay. Everyone looks out for each other

    Cons

    Have to travel away from home

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    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2020-04-12
  4. "IBEW review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journeyman Wireman in Pensacola, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Insurance for you and your whole family paid for by contractor, Pension, NEBF, representation, the best job and safety training.

    Cons

    Its construction so there's lo of job jumping.

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2020-03-22
  5. "Excellent"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time

    Pros

    Excellent organizatee ion to work for

    Cons

    no cons that I can Think of

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2020-03-21
  6. "Pros and cons"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Groundman 

    I have been working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great pay, and a good way to learn the trades.

    Cons

    Never home, lay offs during the wet times of the year.

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2020-03-31
  7. "Good opportunities of working with different contractors and businesses"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Apprentice Electrician in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and excellent benefits

    Cons

    Experience of racism and bad management

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    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2019-11-16
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Union Electrician"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Inside Wireman Apprentice in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The benefit package is amazing and starts right off the bat. You receive a nice pay raise every year until you reach full Journeyman wage. Your coworker always have your back and uphold the best labor standards.

    Cons

    There can be a bit of "drama" at the meetings but they come together for every decision and contract negotiation.

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2019-10-23
  9. "Awesome experience in finding work simple hiring process"

    5.0
     
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

    Pros

    They give great hours As much overtime as you want

    Cons

    On your feet 8 plus hours a day

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2019-10-14
  10. "Union electrical"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journeyman Electrician in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits and a lifetime career

    Cons

    No cons, this is a great place to work

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    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers2019-10-07
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