2023 Total Membership:
I.B.E.W. Local #5 was founded in Pittsburgh in 1897 during a period of rapid economic and technological change. Founded by skilled workers in an industry still in its infancy, the men who founded the union local were attempting to bring organization to a challenging and dangerous craft.
Common Employers of Linemen in this area
Bottenfield Powerline Construction, Henkels and McCoy
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