Member Benefits

BECOME AN IECRM MEMBER

For membership information contact IECRM
info@iecrm.org | 303-853-4886

Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain
11429 Pearl St., Northglenn, CO  80233
www.iecrm.org
membership@iecrm.org

IECRM Member Benefits

Your membership to the IECRM is a gateway to enhancing and growing your business. Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain is the second largest IEC chapter in the country with the leading Apprenticeship Training School. You receive great benefit from being a part of a local and national association focused on helping you succeed!

The following summary of member benefits highlights the key tools that you gain by being a part of the only association dedicated to electrical contractors in the open market.

Ensuring a High-Quality, Trained Workforce to Keep You Competitive

Locally

  • Our Four-Year Electrical Apprentice Training Program, Live-Online Training Program, and Continuing Education are accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor, and approved and regulated by The Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools Board
  • Discounts of up to $500 per year, per apprentice, on our Four-Year Electrical Apprenticeship Training Program and Live Online Training Program. Members pay $587.50 per semester/ $1,175 per year; Nonmembers pay $837.50 per semester/ $1,675 per year (plus the cost of books, ranging from $400-$600 per year).
  • Discounts of 10-20% on Continuing Education courses such as:
    • License prep classes
    • PDU’s
    • NABCEP solar photovoltaic curriculum
    • Energy efficiency practices
    • Energy management and performance
    • Professional development courses
    • OSHA electrical safety training
    • NFPA training
    • NEC Code updates
  • Aligned with area Workforce Centers for wage subsidy programs
  • Dedicated professional staff to answer questions and provide assistance
  • Shared Worker Program
  • Hire List to assist you in recruiting for your next field position
  • US Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship (OA/BAT) registration program to make your bid stand out on Davis-Bacon project bids

Nationally

  • IEC University eCampus, featuring hundreds of online courses covering safety, technical issues, business skills, and more
  • Electrical Project Management Institute offered in partnership with Purdue University
  • Actively-enrolled apprentices or graduate students are eligible to register for an ACE credit recommendation through IEC National

Providing Professional Networking & Business Development Opportunities

Locally

  • Access to members-only section on website with valuable resources
  • Monthly Contractor College forums focusing on business development or best practice operational procedures. Recent topics have included:
    • Labor & Employment Law
    • Certified Payroll Procedures
    • Sales/Use Tax Laws
    • Xcel Rebate Programs
    • Financing Solar PV Projects
    • Pending Business Legislation
  • Joining an IECRM committee in:
    • Apprenticeship & Training
    • Membership & Events
    • Government Relations
    • Safety
    • Board of Directors
    • Board of Trustees

Nationally

  • “Find an Electrical Contractor” search engine on the IEC National website helps promote and market your company nationwide
  • Forums enable groups of contractors to discuss and share best practices on a national level
  • National task forces and committees allow you to work with other members on issues facing the industry and IEC nation-wide
  • Access to members-only section on website with valuable safety, productivity, and profitability resources

Keeping You Up to Date on Issues That Affect Your Business

Locally

  • Relevant correspondence direct to your inbox on issues that affect you or opportunities for you
  • Interactive website with information of value to IECRM members
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Timely legislative information

Nationally

  • Insights magazine (8 issues/year) addresses emerging market trends, federal government activities, contractor success stories, new product information, buyers guides, and more
  • National Membership Directory and online “Find an Electrical Contractor” search engine which enable IEC members and the public to locate you!

Providing Strength in Numbers

Locally

  • Representation of more than 200 local contractors and 10,000+ employees in the Rocky Mountain region
  • Government Relations Committee that actively monitors political activities that affect your business opportunities
  • State Political Action Committee (PAC) provides advocacy support in Colorado on behalf of IECRM members
  • Esteemed local award programs that recognize the achievements of IECRM members
  • Legal counsel to provide guidance and advice regarding labor law issues
  • Tuition Assistance Program to help apprenticeship students continue their education at IECRM

Nationally

  • Far-reaching representation of merit shop workforce issues, including state and federal employment regulations, project labor agreements (PLA), union activities, and employment discrimination
  • National Political Action Committee (PAC) and Political Education Fund (PEF) provide advocacy support in Washington D.C. on behalf of IEC members
  • Participation in state and federal apprenticeship advisory boards
  • Industry Career Awareness Program, working with organizations (Skills USA/VICA) to raise student awareness of career opportunities in the electrical contracting industry
  • National award programs that recognize excellence and achievements of IEC members and chapters

Making Codes and Safety Easier for You to Digest

Locally

  • A “turn-key” safety program featuring a nationally-developed safety manual
  • Access to a complete online library of Toolbox Talks and safety videos
  • Professional staff available to assist you with your questions

Nationally

  • 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
  • IEC panel members answer your questions about codes and standards

Celebrating our Successes at Events

Locally

  • Signature business events each year:
    • Annual Awards Banquet
    • Wire-Off Competition
    • Energy Expo
    • Annual Business Dinner
  • Numerous social networking events annually:
    • Annual Golf Tournament
    • Clay Shoot (new in 2017)
    • IECRM Denver and Ft. Collins campus Open Houses
    • Career Fairs
    • Free Happy Hours

Nationally

  • Annual National Convention provides opportunities to share ideas, analyze industry trends, and attend industry-related sessions
  • Energy Expo tradeshow gives 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
  • Leadership Conference offers unique educational and training opportunities for IEC volunteer leadership and members

Giving You Access to Great Deals through Industry Partner and Affinity Programs

Locally

  • IECRM Industry Partners support your business through the high-caliber products and services they provide
  • You can receive candid advice and assistance to effectively manage your businesses through the IECRM network
  • Participate in worker’s compensation programs that pay dividends back to you
  • IECRM Rewards, an exclusive savings program only for IECRM members and students
  • Discounted cell phone service and devices from Spectrum Mobile Services
  • Discounted office supplies from Office Sensei

Nationally

  • Worker’s compensation, liability, and property insurance coverage through a partnership with CAN – specialized insurance is also available, including equipment and labor coverage
  • Discounted car lease/purchase and fleet maintenance/management programs through Enterprise Fleet Services and discounted business auto insurance from Allstate Insurance
  • Platinum Plus MasterCard with preferred rates from Bank of America
  • Discounted cell phone service from Sprint

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Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain

11429 Pearl St.
Northglenn, CO 80233
Ph: 303-853-4886 | Fax: 303-853-4909
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