The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) was founded in 1901 and is now the leading representative for a segment of the construction market comprised of over 70,000 electrical contracting firms. The industry employs over 650,000 electrical workers and produces an annual volume of over $200 billion. NECA has 118 U.S. chapters, including the Kansas Chapter, in addition to others in countries around the world. NECA is dedicated to enhancing the industry by continuing education, labor relations, current information, and promotional activities. It is the voice of the electrical contracting industry and works to promote higher standards, quality workmanship, and training for a skilled workforce. The Kansas Chapter, NECA, located in Wichita, Kansas, has been serving the Kansas Electrical Contracting Industry since 1944.
“To represent, promote and enhance the management interests of its electrical contracting members through labor relations, education, management skill improvement, apprentice and journeyman training, marketing, services, public relations, information, communication, and the creation of a better business environment; And to coordinate the collective activities of the electrical contracting industry in the areas of government relations, technical standards, public relations, communication, information, and business ethics.”
The NECA/IBEW Powering America team’s recruiting efforts were on display at the 2018 NECA Show in Philadelphia. More than 2,500 local area apprentices gathered to hear from national leadership on what it means to be a part of the NECA/IBEW partnership. It’s clear they’re invested in building a workforce that’s ready for your next project. Watch VideoContinue Reading