Our members in northern West Virginia will be steadily employed for many years working on a new Shell cracker plant. At peak, the project will potentially employ more than 2,000 electricians.


Elsewhere in the state, contractors are becoming very busy. They are interested in receiving applications from all classifications, including electricians and linemen.


Line contractors want applications from journeymen linemen, groundmen and apprentices. Projects in need of people include storm damage repair, regular transmission upgrades and tree trimming-line clearing.


Journeyman electrician pay in West Virginia is in the $38/hour range plus benefits. Members receive employer-paid health plans, and depending on the local, they are covered by either defined benefit or defined contribution retirement plans.


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