Employment opportunities are excellent for qualified electricians. Electricians also earn high hourly wages and experienced professionals are always in demand.
Those who complete apprenticeships often move quickly
up the career ladder and many even operate their own businesses.

Ongoing education that keeps you current

Onsite or online, IEC’s broad range of Continuing Education courses put you at the forefront of new electrical, low voltage, and renewable energy technologies.

IEC membership is your gateway to growth

Associate Partner and Contractor Partner memberships give you the competitive advantage that helps your business succeed.

IEC is Hiring Instructors

Are you a qualified continuing education instructor interested in sharing your experience with our members?

Welcome to the Mid-Atlantic’s Premier Electrical Industry Association

The voice of the electrical and systems contracting industry.

For more than 40 years, IEC Chesapeake has been the region’s leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association and electrical apprenticeship program provider. Our members are comprised of more than 250 contractors and associate partners, representing over 50,000 men and women in all facets of the electrical industry. Teaching hundreds of electrical apprentices and licensed electricians each year, and representing and advocating on behalf of our member companies, IEC Chesapeake is dedicated to educating, promoting and advancing the electrical industry.

Learn more about Membership with IEC Chesapeake.

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Your Path to Career Success Starts Here.

With offices in Maryland and Virginia, IEC Chesapeake helps electrical, low voltage and renewable energy contracting students and businesses in the region to gain an advantage.

apply now qr codeAfter graduating from our apprenticeship training program, students become in-demand electricians and have the potential to earn the highest income in the construction sector.

As the industry’s partner in education, IEC Chesapeake also offers ongoing courses to professionals at all levels of the electrical industry.apply now qr code From beginner to advanced, we provide the technical, management, safety and specialty training needed for success in the electrical field. Also acting as a supportive network, we keep our members up-to-date on industry standards and provide opportunities to participate in important collective conversations affecting the industry.

Be A Part Of Something Bigger

IEC Chesapeake is one of the largest chapters of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) national trade association.


IEC Member Companies


Electrical Workers Represented


Professionals Educated Annually

Founded in 1957, IEC is a non-profit trade organization of approximately 3,300 member companies, representing over 90,000 electrical workers in 75 chapters throughout the United States. The association also educates over 12,000 electricians and systems professionals each year through its world-class training programs. The IEC’s mission is to develop and foster a stronger economy through the level of quality and services its members provide to the industry.

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