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Start a Career in Electrical Construction

To be the best, train with the best. For over 75 years, the Powering Arizona team have been training the top electricians in the state. 

From the power that heats and lights our homes, runs our factories and drives giant machinery, to the power that protects our armed forces – and ensures our national security – the Powering Arizona team supplies the determined, dependable talent –both craftsmen and their managers– that all this critical work requires. The breadth of the Powering Arizona team’s skills and abilities stretches from complex lighting, datacom, telecom and building automation systems to working on high-voltage transmission and distribution lines throughout many careers.

Why pick a career as an electrician?

Employment of electrical workers is projected to grow 14% from 2014 to 2024

As technology continues to grow, buildings (and the people who inhabit them) place more and more demand on their electrical systems. The tasks associated with the Wiremen continually evolve. Today’s buildings are now being equipped with computer networks, energy management systems, security systems, fire alarm systems as well as the standard power distribution systems to lights and receptacles throughout the structure.

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Life is a journey. Here is a simple path
to becoming an electrician.


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Powering Arizona helps give students the power to take control of their lives as they become electricians with years of experience. 


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With 4+ years of experience now you qualify for higher pay and get your contractor licensing exam and learn the business trade of residential or commercial electrician 


Electrical Contractor

Business person or firm that performs specialized construction work related to the design, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

Shifting Careers

Many Career Paths

Are you ready to shift careers, Powering AZ can assist in helping you find a new job

Guide to your benefits

IBEW Local NO. 640 and Arizona Chapter NECA Health & Welfare

Click on the icon you would like more information about. It will send you to the benefits page.


Keep you and your family healthy and provide important protection in the event of illness or injury. Your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) PPO plan gives you the advantages of a national network with the option to visit an out of-network provider


As a VSP* member, you get personalized care from a VSP network doctor at low out of pocket cost. Save on eyewear and eye care when you see a VSP network doctor. Plus, take advantage of Exclusive Member Extras for additional savings. 


You can save time and money through virtual visits with a doctor, counselor, or psychiatrist. Virtual visits are available 24/7 and can be done anywhere you have access to the internet, on your computer, tablet, or mobile device.


Prescription drug coverage is included with your medical plan coverage and is offered through MedImpact. Your options include: Retail, Specialty Rx and Mail Order. 


Preventive care visits are covered at 100% and do not apply to  your deductible. Your dental benefits includes two teeth cleaning and two examps per benefit year. 


Everyone needs a little extra support from time to time. When you’re facing a life challenge, your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help. 


The Funds provides basic life insurance coverage for you, your spouse and your dependent children. Basic life insurance pays a benefit in the event of the insureds death during a specified term. 


If an injury or illness leaves you disabled and unable to work, you may be eligible short-term disability insurance replaces a portion of  your income an  can help you continue to meet your financial obligations. 

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