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


Phoenix City Council to Address Prevailing Wages, Workers Urge Mayor to Support

Phoenix City Council has an opportunity to demonstrate its support for workers and their families when they consider moving forward on City-wide prevailing wage ordinance on Wednesday, October 6. Vice Mayor Carlos Garcia joined Councilmember Laura Pastor, Councilmember Betty Guardado, and Councilmember Yassamin Ansari in support of the ordinance and had the issue placed on […]

Arizona’s Workers Are Ready to Build Our Future

Aaron ButlerPresidentArizona State Building & Construction Trades Council After a challenging 18 months, AZBTC-affiliated unions are seeing the return of steady work for their members, and are projecting continued growth and opportunities for the next decade. International corporations are looking to Arizona to build their distribution warehouses, data centers, manufacturing plants, and mining facilities. AZBTC’s […]

AZBTC Summer 2021 Newsletter

The AZBTC Summer 2021 newsletter includes information about work force development, an instructor profile, and recognition for members who give back to the community.

Instructor Profile: Don Kronenebitter

Few people know the ups and downs of the elevator business like Arizona native Don Kronenbitter. As an International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 140 member for more than 41 years, he has not only seen a lot of innovations in the industry, but also has helped teach these advancements to new generations of apprentices […]

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