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2007
As of September 26, 2017

Factors Affecting Labor Productivity for Electrical Contractors updated 2007

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Electrical contractors typically allocate 33 to 50 percent of a project’s total contract budget to labor costs. Labor is the project element containing the most risk; as a result, financial success hinges upon the ability to manage labor effectively and maintain worker efficiency.

Market Share: Developing a Standard Format to Calculate Market Share

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Even if a reported market share of over 100% can be explained, it is still an inaccurate representation of markets, which hampers collaboration between the IBEW and NECA.

Emerging Green Markets

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This report summarizes the results of “Emerging Green Markets: Strategies for Electrical Contractors on LEED® and Green Building Projects,” a project completed by a research team at Pennsylvania State University.

A Human Resource Management Primer for Supervisors

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Over the lifetime of a company, its success or failure will in large part be determined by the caliber of the employees that the company is able to develop. A company’s supervisors greatly influence employees’ perceptions and their satisfaction with the company.

The Progress of Wind Generation Systems

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The purpose of this research is to provide information and resources to keep the electrical contractor up-to-date with wind generation system advancements in order to capitalize on this high growth market.

Job Stress in Electrical Construction Supervisors

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Productivity loss due to excessive job stress is a major concern for all types of industries.

Electrical Contracting Best Safety Practices – Pocket Guide

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This pocket-sized guide for workers includes in-the-field tips that complement the company-wide safety program set forth in the complete guide Electrical Contracting Best Practices.

Electrical Contracting Best Safety Practices

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This new guide focuses on the necessary components of a company-wide safety program, plus in-the-field tips in a pocket-sized guide for workers. Both the complete and pocket-size Best Safety Practices are printed in English and Spanish.

A Guide for Entering the IBS Market

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The integrated building systems (IBS) market is the future of the electrical contracting industry and will provide growth opportunities and enhanced profit potential for the electrical contracting firm.

Project Labor Agreements

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Project labor agreements (PLAs) are prehire collective bargaining agreements that establish the terms and conditions of employment on one or more construction projects.

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