News & Events
As of July 1, 2019, Local 117 referral policy is going to a web-based bid system (we will no longer be calling you for available jobs).
Please review the attached policy.
Any questions please contact IBEW Local 117 for assistance.
Brother Merrill Lauderdale passed away Sunday, September 8th. He was 91 years old. Brother Lauderdale was initiated into IBEW Local 117 in 1960. He retired in 1992. Visitation will be Thursday, September 12th, 5pm at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State Street, Elgin, IL 60123. Funeral service to follow at 7pm on Thursday, September 12.
For Non-members interested in potential solar opportunities or the electrical industry, please utilize the wepoweramerica.org site.
Attention: Do not use any Quest drug testing facilities. Quest has been contracting non-union electrical contractors at their facilities. Please use the following testing facilities or use this link to find other available facilities:
Lab Corp - Crystal Lake
5911 Northwest Highway
Hours: 9am-11am and 2pm-4pm
Lab Corp - Elgin
1710 North Randall Rd.
Hours: 9am- 11am and 2pm- 4pm
IBEW LOCAL 117 PICNIC
The 2019 Picnic has been cancelled due to a lack of interest.