Join IBEW 716

When you apply to be a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 716, you’ll be gaining a family for life. The IBEW Local 716 takes care of you from the early days of your career as an Electrical Apprentice through your time as a Journeyman and then all the way through to your well-deserved years as a Retiree.

We welcome anyone with experience as an electrical worker to apply to join today! Making a living as a solo electrician can be hard work, but together as a union, we stand strong to secure the livable wages and lifestyle we all deserve.

IBEW Local 716 is non-discriminatory and provides equal opportunity no matter your religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status or nationality. Everyone is on a level playing field with Local 716.

Union Strong

As union electricians, we are the best of the best. We truly believe in the value of skilled labor, and invest plenty of time and resources into the training of every member. We ensure you receive the best education and training possible with every Apprentice working toward 10,000 hours of both classroom and on-the-job training.

Benefits of The Brotherhood

  • Livable wage and paid benefits - As a union, we work to secure better wages and benefits than our non-union counterparts.
  • Medical coverage for you and your family
  • Job security and worker protection
  • Access to electrical training and certification - As an IBEW Apprentice, you’ll “earn while you learn.”
  • Multiple retirement plans and pension benefits available to retirees
  • Lifelong CAREER doing satisfying work for your community

Requirements to Join

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must live in the Local 716 jurisdiction
  • Texas Driver’s License
  • Valid Social Security Card
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must pass background check and drug screening

How to Join

Are you an experienced electrician or electrical worker interested in joining your Local Union 716? We are
dedicated to helping our union Brothers and Sisters succeed. Fill out our Contact Form to get started!