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Graduation Class of 2018

Graduation 2018


First, let us again thank our generous 2018 sponsors, Dominion Electric Supply and Shepherd Electric Supply. Without our sponsors, we cannot deliver a fitting graduation to the hard working Journeyman class each year. Member devotion to both our core mission of training, and the celebration of achievement, is impressive.

This year, our 33rd annual graduation, was our largest- 122 Electrical Apprenticeship graduates and 500 in attendance.  We love this event; it’s the culmination of all we work for…but don’t take our word for it.

From Mike Basham, Vice President of Rommel Construction:

“As you all know ...

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Kelly Schulz and Grant Shmelzer

KELLY M. SCHULZ, Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation with Grant Shmelzer, IEC Chesapeake President.

Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake Joins Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program


BALTIMORE (June 5, 2018) – Maryland Labor Secretary Kelly M. Schulz today welcomed the Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake (IEC) to the Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program. The ...

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PDU Cables Take Off Service

Yep, We Have an AP for That...Benefits of Prefabrication

By Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/ IECC

Yep, We Have an AP for That...PDU Cables, a valued IECC Associate Partner, shares this with us regarding pre-fabrication: from Tom Shear at PDU ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That: BRK 3 in 1 Smoke Detector
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Yep, We Have an AP for That: BRK 3 in 1 Smoke Detector

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales proudly announce BRK Electronics latest 7030BSL, 3 in 1 Smoke/Carbon/ LED Strobe on the market.

Check this out ...

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What's in a Name?


Did you ever wonder where the terms Journeyman and Master come from?

The dictionary describes ...

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Northeast Regional Meeting & Program

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Historical Fun: Famous Apprentices

Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director

Did you know these folks started their work lives as apprentices???

  • Leonardo de Vinci (1452-1519 ...
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What Does Your Company Logo Say About Your Brand?


“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room ...

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IEC Chesapeake Legislative Update - March 2017


IEC Chesapeake has been very active during the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly ...

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