Events

Can Electrician Work Be Dangerous?

5 Dangers Faced When You Become an Electrician Are you someone who is looking to become an electrician? Like any other line of work, electrician work has its dangers, but no more so than other professions, including firefighters, construction workers, and loggers. Throughout your career as an electrician, you should expect to work in tight…
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4 Effective Networking Strategies for Electricians

The electrical construction industry offers many exciting job opportunities for competent electricians. However, like any other field, you need to network with other professionals in the industry to get more jobs, skills, and opportunities to advance your career. Many electricians struggle to join the workforce and advance their skills after electrical training. But you shouldn’t…
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Starting an Electrician Business: What Insurance Do You Need?

Every small business owner needs insurance. When you’re working with something as potentially dangerous as electricity, you want to make sure you’re completely insured. Insurance can cover everything from injury to yourself to property damage while on a work site. Here are a few things you’ll need to know before you start getting insurance quotes.
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4 Reasons Continuing Education Is Important For Electricians In Ohio

In Ohio, continuing education is a necessity for electricians in both a narrow and broader sense. To keep your license, you need accredited continuing education courses. In the broader sense, you should pursue continuing education to expand your abilities as an electrician. Here are four reasons continuing education is important for Ohio electricians.
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3 Careers For Electricians Who Enjoy Helping The Environment

If you love doing your part to help the environment and are looking to start a new career, then a career as an electrician may be perfect for you — the green energy sector is continuously growing and in need of electricians. However, you can take the opportunity to educate clients on green energy options…
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Why Consider a Career as a Residential Electrician?

In 2016 there were close to 666,900 electricians working in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With a projected 9 percent growth rate, experts believe that the industry will add 60,100 more jobs between the years 2016 and 2026.
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IEC Cincy Wins BIG!

The IEC of Greater Cincinnati chapter is proud and blessed to have received numerous awards at the IEC National Convention last month. The strength and growth of our chapter is a testament to our member contractors and we can’t thank them enough for their hard work and dedication to IEC. Congrats to all winners! For…
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IEC CON 2015

IEC Con 2015 is only 15 days away!! If you have not yet registered, there is still time. Visit http://www.ieci.org/iec-con for more information and to register. You won’t want to miss this exciting and informative event. October 21-25th, Tampa, Florida Also, download the convention app to help you navigate your way through the Tampa, Florida…
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2014 National Convention and Awards

Thank you IEC National and the host chapter, IEC Chesapeake for a great time at the 57th Annual IEC National Convention & Electric Expo in Baltimore, Maryland last week! The convention was all about energizing your network, your technology, and your business. IEC of Greater Cincinnati and our members took home awards in various categories.…
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IEC of Greater Cincinnati Reaches Milestone

In 1998, IEC of Greater Cincinnati’s 22 contractor members had a vision to build a world class training facility. 3-1/2 acres were purchased for $80,000. Prints were drawn for a 10,800-square-foot building including a 110-space parking lot. The facility was designed to house our offices, meeting space, classrooms, and labs. A construction loan was secured…
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