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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 40 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.1
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
3.9
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Senior Application Developer
in Washington, DC

"Worked with the IBEW for over eight years. The hours are inflexible and the commute is grueling. The employees are generous and overall kind and concerned. But the management is very authoritarian and arbitrary."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Employee
in Washington, DC

"Great company and a stable work ethic."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (65)

4.4 Highest Rated in this Industry is World Bank (24)
1.5 Lowest Rated in this Industry is National Safety Council (29)
3.5 Average of All Companies in this Industry (2,944)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Employee
in Mesquite, TX

"consistently positive experience with the companies I've worked for. Career advancement opportunities are available. Work environment is safe, clean and pleasant. Co-workers on teams and projects collaborate well and the opportunities for input, decisions and problem solving are plenty."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Journeyman Electrician
in Green Bay, WI

"I worked nonunion in the beginning, but received a union apprenticeship. I quickly came to learn much of what I was taught in the nonunion sector was wrong, dangerous or against electrical codes."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $4
2013 $3
Electrical Supervisor
in Watertown, NY

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"the money the diversity of jobs and the people I've met over the years"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"yes I would suggest starting at a VERY young age and not looking for job satisfaction too quickly"

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"the length of employment and the level of education of employees was to say the least lacking"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"none its the state of the union and the economy and the political state of our government in the obama administration"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electrical Foreman
in Columbus, OH

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"Seeing the actual results of physical work performed at the end of each day."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Learn from your mistackes as well as the mistakes of others."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"The layoffs, clicks, and politics of maintaining steady employment within the field."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Consider the foreman's opinion and attendance of the employee as part of the primary reasons for continued employment."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Journeyman Electrician
in Parsippany, NJ

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"the work performed was very intense, large scale and always exciting."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"there is a lot of travel required with this position"

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"there was alot of work performed far away from home."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Journeyman
in Libertyville, IL

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"I like installing and troubleshooting electrical systems in all sorts of Industrial and Commercial applications."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Realize that there will be a lot of time off due to inclement weather and slow work."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"I don't like that the work is seasonal and results in a lot of time off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The union needs to do a better job finding work for its memebers."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electrician
in Springfield, MO

"I enjoyed working for the IBEW and the training I recieved."

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"I really enjoyed the work. I was able to work in industrial as well as commercial settings."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just to be hard working and dependable, and you will really enjoy your time with the IBEW."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"I can't say anything negative about my expiernce. It was a great time and I really enjoyed it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Any suggestions I ever had, was usually listened to by my foreman or the owner."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Journeyman Wireman
in Atlanta, GA

"Great Training and skills development...lack of growth potential"

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"My co-workers as well as the variety of jobs I worked on"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be open minded and be willing to do what it takes to learn the craft."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"I didnt like the lack of growth potential, no upward movement once I obtained Journeyman certification"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Suggestions for management is to increase the apprenticeship training towards more advanced technology"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Journeyman Wireman
in Libertyville, IL

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"Building things with my hands through the use of tools is a very rewarding experience. Also the comaraderie in the trades appeals to me."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared for life after the apprenticeship is over; there will be long periods of unemployment."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"The union experience isnt there anymore, and unemployment is rampant in my local."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Restructure the employment scenarios so that employment is spread more equally among all members, not just the usual ones."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Journeyman Wireman
in Jackson, MS

"it was a wonderful experience and I learned a lot."

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"learning, I really learned a lot during years as an apprentice"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"just be yourself, and be prepared to learn your trade."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"management, managers and owners only look at the dollar, while the workers suffer"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"get a better attitude, show more respect to those adapting to learn their craft"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Business Manager
in West Palm Beach, FL

"This was an excellent place to hone my management skills."

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"I was my own boss, worked with a great bunch of people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This division was merged with another division after I left, so It wouldn't be N/A."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"The company was great and took care of me at my other firms."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to get more up to date and develope new ways to do business going forward."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Sound Technician
in Orange, CA

"Working with a professional and caring, family oriented"

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"Professional, organized, caring, highly trained and organized. A Brotherhood of Electricians!!!"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Honesty is the key to survival. Dishonesty in training or saying that you know how to do something you dont can cause injury and even death to other teammates. Tell the truth!!!"

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"In our union there is a death fund. This fund covers union Brothers that must have funeral expenses covered. I don't like hearing about my fallen Brothers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the training programs and the Brotherhood environments. Don't judge your Brothers - Support them and thy'll support you!"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electrician
in Philadelphia, PA

"It's been a great career through 34 yrs."

What do you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"The electrical field is so diverse,always something new, challenges,satisfaction,job well done."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It can really beat your body up,but can be extremley rewarding."

What don't you like about working at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers?

"Can be dirty,sometimes extremely dangerous and working in the elements."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The whole business has changed,management needs to listen to workers ideas more."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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