Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council

Building Arizona Together

The Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council is the state’s premier source for construction craftspeople in all trade areas. Whether your construction project is large, medium or small, we can build it from the ground up in partnership with owners and contractors who will provide your project with:

Quality workmanship
Journeymen and apprentices who are well-trained and at the top of their professions
A reliable, safety-focused labor force
On-time, within-budget project completion
Work that’s done right…the first time!

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Growing the Best Craftspeople in the Construction Industry

Through our members’ training and apprenticeship programs, we prepare our apprentices to learn the newest techniques in their trades, as well as making safety training priority number one.

No matter which trade interests a prospective apprentice, the Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council has a world-class member training program that will enable him or her to set the foundation for a successful career while earning a competitive salary and getting real-world experience on the job site.

Contact one of our apprenticeship programs for more information.

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Latest News and Events

‘Trades Build Futures’ Program Set to Expand

The Arizona State Building and Construction Trades Council (AZBTC) has been actively involved in reshaping the landscape of Union Labor and the construction industry in the state. From workforce development to policy advocacy, the council’s leadership, representing every Local, has collaborated to enhance resources and influence within the industry. A notable initiative is the “Trades […]

AZBTC Endorses Ansari for US Congress

PHOENIX (April 1, 2024) – The Arizona Building & Construction Trades Council announced their endorsement of Yassamin Ansari for the U.S. Congressional seat in District Three, a spot to be vacated by fellow Democrat Ruben Gallego, who is now running for Senate. “While serving on the Phoenix City Council, Yassamin Ansari has proven to be […]

Solomon Galyon Named AZBTC Business Manager

UA Local 469’s Solomon Galyon was recently appointed AZBTC’s Business Manager. The organization’s Training Director since 2022, Solomon leads the Apprenticeship Readiness Programs, which congratulated its first graduates last year. With 17 years immersed in the trade industry and 12 years dedicated to instructing apprentices, he has great understanding of the craft and a passion […]

Phoenix City Council, Tucson City Council Pass Historic Prevailing Wage Ordinances

PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 9, 2024) – Both the Phoenix City Council and Tucson City Council passed prevailing wage ordinances within hours of each other Tuesday, Jan. 9, demonstrating their support for working families in the state’s two largest metro areas. “This is a great day for Phoenix and Tucson working families and sets a positive […]

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