compensation: Total PA Journeyman pay packages vary from $50 to the mid-$80s/hour. employment type: full-time
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Growth in several areas of Pennsylvania is projected to continue for at least the next few years, so electrical union hiring halls across the state are interested in your applications.
In western PA, the multi-billion-dollar Shell cracker plant is underway. During the next few years, it will employ approximately 1,000 electricians. And that’s just the beginning – the by-products of the ‘cracker’ process will be used in local manufacturing facilities that are currently in the planning stages.
Southwestern PA will also be quite busy with several powerplants, healthcare facilities, and educational projects looking to ramp up.
In the northeast, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District is consolidating three high schools into one much larger facility. Also, in Bradford county, an $800 million LNG liquefaction plant is about to start.
In Eastern PA’s Lehigh Valley, there has been growth across many markets including residential, commercial, healthcare, and sports complexes. The growth is partially driven by an influx of new residents.
The southeast and southcentral areas are busy as well, Work in Philadelphia continues to grow. One key upgrading project is the US military facility under Raven Rock mountain.
Many PA locals are moving more assertively into residential electrical work. They’re interested in receiving applications from experienced workers, as well as apprentices.
Construction linemen and tree trimmers are in demand. Utility and grid upgrade plans are being approved in just about every county across the state.
Members have the protection of employer-paid healthcare plans. Commercial workers and their families have the security of three pension plans, while line workers and their families have the security of a defined contribution pension plan.
We have Commercial/Industrial/Residential Locals in Philadelphia Pittsburgh, Erie, Scranton, Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, York, Allentown, Shamokin, Beaver, Reading, Williamsport, Chester and Patterson NJ. Our PA Line Clearance, Outside Power & Teledata Line Locals are based in Pittsburgh (Line Clearing/Tree Trimming only), Wilkes-Barre (Northern PA) and Philadelphia (Southern PA).