Local Union 583
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is a labor union which represents workers in the electrical industry in the United States, Canada, Panama and several Caribbean island nations; particularly electricians, or Inside Wiremen, in the construction industry and linemen and other employees of public utilities. It was founded in 1891 shortly after homes and businesses in the United States began receiving electricity.

IBEW Local 583 Apprenticeship

& Training Committee (JATC)

The mission is to educate our members to insure we are providing the Electrical Industry with the most highly trained and highly skilled workforce possible. Skill, Knowledge, and Attitude are the main focus of our training program.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has been in existence since November 28, 1891. IBEW Local Union 583 of El Paso, Texas was chartered on February 10, 1907. For over a hundred years now, IBEW Local Union 583 has been representing construction electricians in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico.
IBEW Local Union 583 also has a proud history of producing skilled electricians in the electrical industry with our five-year apprentice training program and continuing education for Journeymen Wiremen as well. Safety has always been a top priority along with productivity in every facet of our profession as we strive to always be the best there is in the electrical industry.
IBEW Local Union 583 has been a large part in the construction of our communities through the years while providing a good living wage for all our members and their families.



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