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Electrical Alliance Contractors Win All WBC Craftsmanship Awards in Category

Eight Contractors Honored for Exceptional Workmanship on 20 Projects

For the second time in three years, Electrical Alliance contractors swept the Washington Building Congress’s (WBC) Craftsmanship Awards Program’s electrical category. Eight contractors were recognized for exceptional craftsmanship on 20 projects throughout the Washington, D.C. area.

The Craftsmanship Awards are an annual celebration of excellent work performed by local contractors who display exceptional workmanship, superior skills and individual effort in projects. The electrical category awards work in lighting, power generation distribution and switchgear, and special systems.

Denise E. Mitchell Joins Washington, D.C. Chapter of NECA

Mitchell has experience in both association management and labor.

Denise E. Mitchell has joined the Washington, D.C. Chapter of NECA as director.

Mitchell has experience both in the labor sector as well as the association world. She served as executive director of the Howard University Medical Alumni Association, labor relations and compliance programs manager with DC Water and senior labor relations officer at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).

Electrical Alliance Contractors Top Washington Business Journal Annual List of Largest Electrical Contractors

13 of 16 companies listed are Electrical Alliance Contractors

The Washington Business Journal recently ranked the top 16 electrical contractors in the D.C. metropolitan area, 13 of which are Electrical Alliance contractors.

The Electrical Alliance is a cooperative effort between electrical contractors of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and skilled craftsmen of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local Union 26.

175 Graduate from Washington, DC area Electrical Apprenticeship Program

Newly minted Journeyman electricians will enter high-paying jobs in construction industry

IMG_9612The Joint Apprenticeship Training Program (JATC) celebrated the graduation of 175 apprentices to journeyman electricians and residential wireman to inside wireman status on June 4, 2016 at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, MD. The graduates, both men and women, completed a rigorous electrical training program to become Journeyman Electricians.

Of the 175 graduates, 137 students graduated from the JATC’s five-year Inside Wireman apprenticeship program. Graduates from this program completed over 800 hours of classroom instruction and 8,000 hours of supervised on-the-job training. In addition, five students graduated from the three-year Telecommunications program and became technicians. And lastly, 22 Residential Wireman completed the Residential Upgrade program and were upgraded to Inside Electrical Journeyman.