Tennessee’s members are experiencing steady activity. Chattanooga’s bright prospects for the next 5 to 6 years come from employer demand in hydro, fossil fuel and a handful of nuclear power generating facilities. Each require between 80-200 people on regular shutdowns for maintenance and upgrading.


There are also high-tech companies and a variety of large manufacturing plants moving into the area.


Our Oak Ridge local provides workers to Oakridge National Laboratory. When the project peaks in 4 to 5 years, it will require 400-500 inside wiremen for about a year. The project has a 10-year lifespan.


Line workers are in high demand, with frequent open calls for linemen and apprentices.


Total journeyman electrician wage and benefit packages in the state range from the mid-$30s to the low $40s/hour.


Employers provide good healthcare and retirement packages to members and their families.


Come work with us! Apply today.



Tennessee Residential/Commercial/Industrial and Line Locals:





Oak Ridge





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