Electrical Workers Local Union #130

/Electrical Workers Local Union #130
Electrical Workers Local Union #130 2017-04-27T19:47:12+00:00


The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union #130 is an organization dedicated to providing our members with a higher standard of living through quality craftsmanship and team orientated contractors.

Requirements for Journeyman Membership

To qualify as a journeyman an applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years of verifiable work experience in the electrical industry.  Applicants must provide any of the following acceptable  items:

  1. Employer payroll records

  2. W-2 forms

  3. Payroll check stubs (electrical contractors)

  4. Electrical license from municipal agencies

  5. Social security records

  6. IRS records

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Electrical Construction is a dynamic and diverse industry with specialized skills.  The electrician must be able to layout, assemble, install, repair and test entire electrical and electronic systems.  Along with their electrical training, journeyperson electricians must have a complete working knowledge of blueprint reading and know the National Electrical Code and local codes.  There is of course the hazard of electrical shock and burns from “live” wires.  Therefore, safe work practice is a must.  Electricians must be mechanically inclined, physically fit and enjoy working with mathematical formulas

How do I prepare for the trade?

The following will be helpful:

  • Above average reading ability
  • Algebra, geometry, trigonometry
  • Physical science
  • Mechanical drawing and blueprint reading

IBEW #130 Contact Information

IBEW, Local Union #130
3200 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 300
Metairie, LA  70002-4930
Tele. 504-831-1372
Fax   504-834-1410

Paul Zulli
Business Manager / Financial Secretary

Corky Cortez
President / Organizer

Billy Buckel
Business Agent

Rodney Wallis

Where do I apply?

New Orleans Electrical JATC
3200 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 301
Metairie, LA  70002-4930
Tele. 504-835-9899
Fax   504-835-7873

Sandra Theriot

How do I qualify?

The following are necessary:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Successfully completed Algebra I (transcripts required)
  • Make a qualifying grade on industry based aptitude test
  • Have a valid Louisiana driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Pass a drug test