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


AZBTC Endorses Candidates for the AZ Primary August 2

Federal Candidates Mark Kelly, U.S. Senate Jevin Hodge, U.S. Congress CD 1 Tom O’Halleran, U.S. Congress CD 2 Ruben Gallego, U.S. Congress CD 3 Greg Stanton, U.S. Congress CD 4 Daniel Hernandez, U.S. Congress CD No. 6 Arizona State-wide Candidates Kris Mayes, Arizona State Attorney General Martin Quezada, Arizona State Treasurer Lauren Kuby, Arizona Corporation […]

Apprentice Profile: Matthew McMahon

Career changes can be terrifying, especially after being in the same industry for 20 years. Matthew McMahon, a fourth-year apprentice at Phoenix Electrical JATC’s Inside Wireman Apprenticeship program at IBEW 640, took a leap of faith that not only made a positive impact on his career, but also for his family. When Matthew was switching […]

Statement on OSHA Proposal to Revoke Arizona’s Authority to Enforce Regulations

The Department of Labor Occupational Safety Administration (OSHA) has announced a proposal to revoke Arizona’s occupational health and safety plan, and bring the state under federal standards. OSHA says the state’s own standards have fallen short of federal requirements. “Safety is the top priority for Arizona State Building and Construction Trades Council members,” said Aaron […]

We’re Training the Next Generation of Skilled Workers

By Aaron ButlerPresident, Arizona State Building & Construction Trades Council Almost every conversation I have with my fellow union business managers in Arizona includes a discussion about the need for more skilled workers. Many of our signatory contractors are securing work on major projects ranging from medical facilities to manufacturing plants. In addition, federal, state […]

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