Local 825 crane operators are unsurpassed for their expertise

Building on Common Ground

ELEC is a labor-employer trust that brings Local 825 Operating Engineers together with participating employers to secure building projects, create jobs, maintain a credentialed work force and promote the benefits of union labor.

ELEC's role is to distinguish the benefits of union construction and promote its advantages, which translate into real value for contractors, building owners and developers.

We offer the highest level of training, experience, collaboration, job safety, productivity and efficiency. These advantages ensure that a project will be completed on time, on budget and without fear of overruns or re-work at a later date. We provide the highest quality work with the greatest efficiency, resulting in real savings for developers.

  • Trained -- Local 825 maintains training facilities in New York and New Jersey, allowing members to upgrade their skills on the latest equipment and technology. Members have access to training year-round on virtually every topic that heavy equipment operators need to stay on the cutting edge.
  • Experienced -- Our seasoned instructors provide everything from heavy equipment operator training, training in emergency response, hazardous waste operations and OSHA requirements to keep contractors supplied year-round with safe, skilled and efficient operators.
  • Credentialed -- We help members maintain costly professional licenses and security clearances, many of which have come about since 911. These include clearances such as TWIC, SWAC and the Delaware Valley Safety Card and other heavy equipment licenses and certifications.

These programs enable us to offer you our pledge:

No lead time. No down time. Ready to work Day One!


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ELEC's Longo counters assault on Pilgrim Pipeline with facts and benefits

Read the March 1 letter to the editor in the Daily Record


Voice support for the PennEast Pipeline

The proposed 100-mile long PennEast Pipeline from Luzerne County, PA, to Lambertville, NJ, would provide work for our members and would lower natural gas costs to 4.7 million homes in the Mid-Atlantic region.

As PennEast begins preliminary engineering studies in the coming months and files its application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), we are committed to voicing our support to help win federal, state and local approvals, which could see construction begin during 2017.

Do your part to help support this project. Visit the PennEast Take Action website to learn the number of ways you can communicate with a number of audiences.

PennEast Pipeline Take Action Now