Begin Your Career

We have all heard the expression "To get a job, you need experience. The only way to get experience is to have a job."  

The Inside Wireman Apprenticeship offered at the Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee, will give you a good paying job with great benefits while you are getting free technical training at the same time. 

The finest electrical workers receive their training through the National Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee of NECA and the IBEW.  It is a model education partnership that produces the best trained and knowledgeable electrical apprentices and journeymen in the country. 

What are the Benefits of Electrical Apprenticeship and Training?

  • Safer working conditions

    Work with experts, with years of experience.

  • Advancement Opportunities

    As Apprentices advance through the 10 period levels of the program, the wage rate (based on percentage of the Journeyman wireman rate) increases with each period level.

  • Guaranteed pension benefits

    Benefits will start after the apprentice has obtained 2000 hours of on-the-job training. The benefits are funded through the employer.

  • Earn While You Learn

    Joining an IBEW electrical apprenticeship program will allow you to work as you train. We will help you earn a living, gaining valuable on the job experience while you take classes to satisfy the education requirements required to start your career as a licensed electrician. Starting pay, (no experience necessary) starts at $15.20 per hour plus benefits.

  • College Credit

    Available to the graduates of the inside wireman apprenticeship. 47 college credits are issued by the American Council on Education (ACE). These credits can be transferred towards continued college education.

  • Paid Health Insurance

    Medical Insurance is provided by the industry. This means you won't be seeing a deduction from your paycheck to pay for your insurance premiums. Health Insurance will start after the apprentice has obtained 2000 hours of on-the-job training. The Health Insurance is  funded through the employer at the rate of $6.35 per hour.

  • Career With a Future

    Over eighty-five percent of our apprentices complete the apprenticeship program and have meaningful careers as highly paid as well as skilled journeymen electrical workers.

  • Pride and Dignity

    A career in the electrical construction industry will not only build your character but will also give you pride in your work while offering you a bright future in the industry.

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Reach your potential in the Electrical Construction Industry

You have the potential to succeed in a career that offers a variety of responsibilities, outstanding benefits, ongoing education and the opportunity of a brighter future for yourself and your family. Missouri Valley Line Constructors Apprenticeship and Training Program will help you get there. Unlike other career opportunities that require years of school and experience before you can land the job you want, and unlike college that requires a substantial financial investment, our programs allow you to earn a high wage while gaining the experience and knowledge needed to succeed as a journeyman lineman, traffic signal technician or substation technician.

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Join IBEW!

Whether you are a skilled electrician that is looking for work or you just want to improve working conditions at your current place of work, joining IBEW can help. Established in 1891, IBEW is is the oldest and largest electrical union in the world. We are an organization of more than 750,000 professional electrical tradesmen that work in just about every area of the economy including government, construction, manufacturing, utilities, railroad and telecommunications. You don’t have to go at it alone, there is strength in numbers and we can help you get results. We work hard for our members to ensure they receive the salary, benefits and respect they deserve. Join IBEW and give yourself the best opportunity to grow within your career field.

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