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  • NJ-IEC is a well-managed, valuable asset to all its members. It is up to us to take advantage of all IEC has to offer. Spend ten minutes on their website to make yourself more familiar with their many benefits of Membership. I am proud to be a member of this premier organization. ”- Bruce Pilger, VP, Business Development, Warshauer Electric
  • The myriad of benefits and discount programs available to its members secures IEC’s ranking as the Premier Electrical Contractors Association for Merit Shop Electrical Contractors.”- Joseph Hovanec Jr., President, Advanced Electric Design And Service LLC
  • My membership in IEC has provided education and valuable information so I can conduct my business in this changing economy.”- Kevin J. Breen, President, Breen Electrical Contractors Inc.
  • Feldman Brothers fully supports the NJ-IEC, recognizing the value the association provides not only to the electrical contractor but to the industry as a whole.”- Kirk Kushnerick, Feldman Brothers Electric Supply
  • As the industry has evolved and regulatory issues intensified, our association with IEC has been an invaluable resource to understand and respond to complex issues facing our customers.”- Jared DeRuby, Major Account Manager, CLP Resources
  • New Jersey IEC is the driving force working to protect Merit Shop Electrical Contractors from a constant onslaught of hurtful Legislation & Regulations forced upon the industry.”- Joseph Hovanec Jr., President, Advanced Electric Design And Service LLC
  • IEC is not only a technical and trade related resource but has enabled me to gain valuable insight in business principles and strategies so I can conduct my business profitably.”- Kevin J. Breen, President, Breen Electrical Contractors Inc.
  • My Membership in IEC has saved my company many times our annual membership dues year after year.”- Joseph Hovanec Jr., President, Advanced Electric Design And Service LLC
  • NJ-IEC provides an environment of learning as well as a place where best practices can be shared by the electrical contractors and associate members.”-Kirk Kushnerick, Feldman Brothers Electric Supply
  • Every IEC Convention I have attended has provided me with at least one thing that when applied to my the bottom line recoups my cost to attend many times over.”- Joseph Hovanec Jr., President, Advanced Electric Design And Service LLC
  • CLP's partnership with IEC has provided the in-depth industry knowledge necessary for CLP to provide workforce solutions that are current and relevant for electrical projects requiring skilled labor for any job no matter how complex.”- Jared DeRuby, Major Account Manager, CLP Resources
  • Membership in IEC has enabled me to form joint ventures with fellow members to take on larger projects that I could never have completed on my own.”- Joseph Hovanec Jr., President, Advanced Electric Design And Service LLC
  • I have been with the IEC for 13+ years. Being a part of a National organization affords me the opportunity to build relationships with contractors across the US, exposure to government agencies to ensure the electrical industry's needs are heard and met, and obtain educational credits in the industry that I've been working in for 32 years.”- Douglas (Casey) Hoff III, Owner, Hoff's Electrical Service, LLC

Member Benefits

NJ-IEC provides the tools New Jersey Electrical Contractors need to help grow their business and increase their bottom Line. Learn about the benefits of being a member and join today!   Registration Form Page 1   Registration Form Page 2

Health Benefits- New Program

Association Master Trust

Membership in NJ-IEC affords electrical contractors the opportunity to purchase health benefits through Association Master Trust, the premiere NJ Small Business Health Benefits Plan.

For more information on this exciting member benefit please contact the NJ-IEC Office at 732-582-2579.

NJ-IEC Announces Partnership with AMT (PDF)

NJ-IEC Announces Partnership with AMT (PDF)

AMT Health Benefits Q&A (PDF)

AMT Health Benefits Q&A (PDF)

Also, membership in NJ-IEC affords the opportunity to participate in discounts offered at various times by our industry partners.

Training, Management Education & Workforce Development

  • Nationally recognized 4-year apprentice training programs to develop qualified and productive employees
  • Several IEC University management education sessions at the Annual National Convention
  • IEC University Electrical Project Management Institute offered in partnership with Purdue University
  • IEC University eCampus: hundreds of online courses covering safety, technical issues, business skills, and more

Networking & Business Development

  • Find an Electrical Contractor search engine on the IEC website helps promote and market your company
  • Forums enable groups of non-competing contractors to share "best practices" in a non-competing atmosphere
  • Task forces and committees allow you to work with other members on issues facing the industry and IEC

Communication Tools

Insights Magazine

  • Insights Magazine (published 8 times per year) addresses emerging market trends, federal government activities, contractor success stories, new product information, buyers guides, and more
  • Online Member Directory and online Find an Electrical Contractor search engine, which enable IEC members and the public to locate IEC contractors and associate members
  • Members-only access to the IEC National website provides valuable safety resource information and a variety of powerful tools to enhance your productivity and profitability

Public Relations & Federal Government Advocacy

Federal Government Advocacy

  • Representation of merit shop workforce issues, including state and federal employment regulations, project labor agreements, union activities (salting), association health plans, and employment discrimination
  • Political Action Committee (PAC) and Political Educational Fund (PEF) provide advocacy support in Washington on behalf of IEC members
  • Participation in state and federal apprentice advisory boards
  • Industry Career Awareness Program - working with organizations (SkillsUSA/VICA) to raise student awareness of career opportunities in the electrical contracting industry
  • Award programs that recognize excellence and achievements of IEC members and chapters
    Legal counsel - guidance and advice regarding labor law issues

Codes & Safety Information & Representation

  • FREE 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; NEMA, UL, and NECA standards; and various regional and national building code conferences
  • IEC represents the industry to OSHA, MSHA, and other federal agencies regulating workplace safety
  • IEC panel members answer your questions about codes and standards

Convention & Meetings (Member Discounts Apply)

  • Annual National Convention provides opportunities for you to share ideas, analyze industry trends, and attend management & industry-related sessions
  • Electric Expo tradeshow providing hands-on access to the latest products from the industry's leading manufacturers and distributors
  • Legislative Conference provides updates on legislative issues that affect your business and the greater electrical industry and gives you a chance to talk with lawmakers

Industry Partner & Affinity Programs

Sale Items (Member Discounts Apply)

  • Textbooks, manuals, and videos in the areas of safety and management/workforce training
  • Safety materials such as the IEC Jobsite Safety Handbook
  • OSHA's Construction Industry Regulations in an easy-to-read format
  • IEC logo apparel to assist in outfitting your employees