WHY BE A NECA CONTRACTOR?
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), founded in1901, is a national trade association dedicated to representing, promoting and advancing the interests of the electrical contracting industry. NECA is an extension of you. It’s that extra employee on your payroll that looks out for your interests. NECA is composed of a National Headquarters, 4 Regional Offices, 10 Districts and 128 Chapters. NECA policy is set by its members who act through a Board of Governors. The Board of Governors consists of an elected member from each Chapter, the Association President, a Vice President from each District and a Vice President at Large. Policies and programs established by the Board of Governors are carried out by the Executive Committee through NECA Offices and Staff. Each local chapter is an independent affiliate of NECA.
We enhance the market position of signatory contractors by negotiating the most competitive terms in both local and national agreements. NECA is the vehicle for contractor participation in all aspects of labor relations.
The National Convention and Exposition provides you with the latest in products and services, affords you the opportunity to meet with the other top contractors, and offers educational seminars of superior quality.
EASTERN REGIONAL MEETING
Every Spring NECA contractors from the northeastern region of the United States gather for a convention. This is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas with the other contractors, and participate in interesting business sessions and educational forums.
NECA monitors all federal and state legislation to make certain that the best interests of NECA contractors are represented.
We enable members to capitalize on market opportunities by providing a workforce trained in emerging technologies and trends identified through our constant contact with industry sources. The Quality Connection, a free computerized service to refer NECA members to owners and users with specialty needs, has successfully referred over a half billion dollars in new contracts.
Our training programs build a technically skilled-safety-conscious workforce, assuring customer satisfaction and improving electrical industry productivity. Our management programs are designed to bring you the latest business helps available. Some of those programs are marketing, project management, financial administration and construction claims.
LEGAL ADVISORY PROGRAM
We provide unlimited legal telephone consultations at no charge through the largest construction law firm in the Delaware Valley.
Our OSHA Training and Consultation Program provides you with extensive training in the OSHA Safety and Health Standards, and a simple phone call to us will let you know if you are in compliance with these standards. Should you receive a citation from OSHA we are there to represent you.