Contractor Membership

IEC Fort Worth/Tarrant County provides vital industry support and leading programs for independent contracting companies across the Tarrant County (and Western Texas) region.

Working Together Towards Success

Contractor Membership

IEC provides many services to contractors who are independent. From training to worker recruitment, group health and retirement plans, networking, discounts, lobbying, and safety updates. Your membership with IEC Fort Worth/Tarrant County is a gateway to enhancing and growing your business. We are one of 52 chapters in the country through the IEC network. The IEC community is for those who believe in the merit shop philosophy that knowledge and skills should be the only determining factors in how far you will advance in your career.

In addition to your local membership with IEC FWTC, you will also be connected as a member of our national association, IEC, providing you with further benefits designed to improve your productivity, increase your job site safety, represent open-market businesses at the Federal level, and programs to bolster your bottom line. Feel free to Contact Us today.

  • World-class, four-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program to develop qualified and productive employees. The program is registered through the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Through the apprenticeship program, up to 41 college
    credit hours are available through the American Council
    on Education.
  • The website drives thousands of
    new workers into the electrical and systems contracting industry each year.
  • Cutting-edge management education sessions at the IEC
    Convention & Expo and the IEC Business Summit.
  • Learn with IEC webinars on the latest topics impacting
    electrical contracting businesses.
  • IEC forums meet across the U.S. and enable groups of noncompeting contractors to share best practices confidentially.
  • Leadership development through participation on
    national committees allows you to provide input on
    IEC’s strategic plan.
  • Gain knowledge of the issues affecting the merit shop
    electrical contracting industry, like labor relations,
    workforce development, and more.
  • Raise awareness of merit shop issues by participating in the Political Education Fund (PEF) and PRIDE PAC.
  • Keep informed on legislative and regulatory topics that
    affect the merit shop industry.
  • Safety Manual for all new members (a $150 value).
  • IEC represents the industry in development of the National
    Electrical Code (NEC); National Electrical Safety Code;
    NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace, NEMA, UL, and various regional and national building code conferences.

For membership questions, please contact Pamela Williams.

IEC Foundation
Investing in Tomorrow’s Electricians

Founded in 1996, the Independent Electrical Contractors Foundation (IECF) was formed to provide new apprentices the opportunity to gain the valuable hands-on training they need to join the workforce as professional electricians and technicians. Thanks to the loyal support from our industry partners grant funding and the latest state-of-the-art equipment has been donated to Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) training centers across the country.

Industry Partners

As IEC members continually strive for excellence, IEC’s innovative industry partners provide the cutting-edge resources and materials our members need to achieve their best work. Industry partners provide the advice, assistance, technology, and resources our members need to effectively manage their businesses and grow their bottom lines. We encourage our members to build strong relationships with our industry partners to fulfill their business needs.​

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