IBEW Local Union 712 is an electrical organization founded in 1914. It is located in Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania. We have over 450 members that serve over 40 contractors in Beaver, Crawford, Lawrence and Mercer counties. Cities such as Beaver Falls, Chippewa, Rochester, New Castle, Hermitage and Meadville are all covered by Local Union 712. Our skilled electricians are supplied to signatory contractors within our jurisdiction (click to view map). They are highly skilled, professionally trained men and women who are certified electricians capable of performing all aspects of the electrical field. Along with all of the building trades, IBEW Local 712 offer an apprenticeship program through the Western Central Pennsylvania Electricians Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, which is a five-year program. It includes on-the-job training with our signatory electrical contractors, as well as 800 hours of classroom/lab instruction (at a minimum) in the electrical trade.
The JATC program provides apprenticeship training that makes our members desirable employees. Our apprentices learn all aspects of the Residential, Commercial and Industrial industry. Upgraded courses in new codes and technologies are constantly being incorporated into the classrooms. Our members become well trained in every part of the electrical construction industry. They learn AC-Theory, blueprints, OSHA and safety work practices, photovoltaics, fiber optics, fire alarm, security and so much more.