Contractor Membership

Be a part of a nationwide network of over 2,500 electrical contractors and the power to get work performed no matter where the job is located.  Expand your business potential with resources designed to support your organization’s needs.  IEC contractors are synonymous with quality work and skilled workers.  When you are a part of the IEC, you represent the best the electrical industry offers.

Contractor Membership is open to any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of electrical contracting including erecting, installing, repairing, servicing or maintaining electric wiring, devices, appliances or equipment.

Contractor Member Benefits

Independent Electrical Contractors of Greater Cincinnati provides the following benefits to member contractors:

Stronger Together

IEC represents your interests at the local, state and national level.

  • Representation on the National Electrical Code and NFPA Correlating Committee
  • Government Affairs (Local, State and National), IEC State PAC
  • Safety Representation – OSHA Safety Alliance
  • IEC National Association Membership and National Member Benefits
  • Networking Opportunities
  • National IEC Discount Programs


IEC will help you find and train qualified apprentices.

  • Application Service
  • Manpower Recruitment
  • Referral System
  • Shared Manpower
  • Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Screen

Training for Your Employees

IEC is an approved training provider by the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board, The Ohio Board of Building Standards (OCILB) and the Kentucky Housings, Buildings & Construction Department.

  • Pre-Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship
  • Skills Upgrade
  • Safety Training (OSHA 10 and OSHA 30)
  • Fire Alarm
  • Drug Free Safety Program Training
  • Supervisory
  • Management
  • Electrical Project Management Purdue University Course Offering
  • Continuing Education (Ohio EL license, Kentucky ME, CE & EE licenses, & Ohio Board of Building Standards licenses)

To start your membership application process, please contact Matt Hittinger, executive director, (513) 542-0400, ext. 204

Associate Membership

Associate members include manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, specialty services and professional service businesses who sell to contractor members. Electrical suppliers and manufacturers, attorneys and insurance companies join our association to market their products and services to the elite of the electrical construction industry.

Benefits of being an IEC of Greater Cincinnati Associate Member:

  • Networking with contractor owners
  • Being promoted in the IEC newsletters
  • Being highlighted on the IEC website
  • Discounted classes at IEC
  • The opportunity to be a guest speaker at monthly contractor meetings

To start your membership application process, please contact Matt Hittinger, executive director, (513) 542-0400, ext. 204