International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 117


IBEW Local #117 is located at 765 Munshaw Lane in Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014.  Our phone number is 847-854-7200 and our resign only fax number is 847-854-7266.

Local #117 is an Inside local and was chartered by the IBEW in 1901.  Local #117’s jurisdiction includes all of McHenry County and the northern 9 townships of Kane County, all in the State of Illinois.  Our classifications include Journeyman Inside Wireman, Residential Wireman and VDV Installer/Technician and Manufacturing.  The Local’s general meeting is on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Union Hall.

The officers of Local 117 are: 

  • Business Manager/Financial Secretary Tom McTavish
  • President Pat Nohl
  • Vice President Darrell (Lee) Olson
  • Treasurer Ray Pieroni
  • Recording Secretary Craig Trongeau
  • Executive Board Randy Schnulle, Chairman
  • Cory Bauer
  • Guy Busch
  • Ben Kimbro
  • Jesse Lenart
  • Jonathan Nelson
  • Examining Board Jena Sarvis
  • Josh Sajtar
  • Kevin Schweitzer

Local #117’s office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:30 pm {closed from 12-1 pm for lunch}.  We are closed on holidays.

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 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










The 2019 Picnic has been cancelled due to a lack of interest.


IBEW Local 117

  • IBEW Local #117 is located at 765 Munshaw Lane in Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014. Our phone number is 847-854-7200 and our fax number is 847-854-7266
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