Industry Links


National Electrical Contractors Association
An association of more than 4,000 electrical contractors throughout the United States with international affiliates around the world. NECA has 118 local chapters in the United States.

Electrical Industry Certification Association
EICA was formed in 2015 to address a need identified by Employers and others in the electrical construction industry, that of crane operation near and around electrical lines, as well as the normal difficult terrain found in transmission line construction environments.

If you are working in the electrical industry, and need a Crane Operators Certification, talk to your employer or contact the JATC that covers your area. You will find out test procedures closely align with your work environment and offer you the best proof to your employer(s) that you are ready to be a safe and productive Crane Operator.

National LMCC Website
This is the site for the National Labor Management Cooperative committe, NLMCC.

Electrical Training Alliance (NJATC)
The electrical training ALLIANCE (previously called NJATC) was created over 70 years ago as a joint training program between the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) aimed at training the best electrical workers the industry has to offer. 


Lineco is a multiemployer welfare benefit plan set up to provide medical, dental, vision, and disability benefits as well as Life Insurance for outside members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers working under bargaining agreements between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the National Electrical Contractors Association.

NEBF is the third largest Taft-Hartley defined benefit pension plan in the United States serving employees in the electrical industry.  NEAP is a defined contribution plan that provides retirement and related benefits to employees in the electrical industry.

NEBF Annual Funding Notice

8th District Pension/Annuity
The 8th District Pension Plan is a defined benefit pension plan covering the states of Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana.  The 8th District Annuity Plan is a defined contribution plan the provides retirement to employees in the states listed above.

8th District Annual Funding Notice

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 725,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations.

OSHA is part of the United States Department of Labor. The administrator for OSHA is the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. OSHA’s administrator answers to the Secretary of Labor, who is a member of the cabinet of the President of the United States.

ET&D OSHA Partnership 
The Electrical Transmission & Distribution Partnership is a formal collaboration of industry stakeholders, working together to improve safety for workers in the electric line construction industry. It is one of only a few national partnerships between employers and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


Electrical Contractors Magazine
The magazine for Power Distribution & Cabling Contractors published for the electrical contractors in the U.S. as a service of the more than 4,000 members of the National Electrical Contractors Association.

Transmission & Distribution World
The Information Leader Serving The Worldwide Power-Delivery Industry

Engineering News-Record connecting construction worldwide.