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

Our Union Family

By Aaron Butler, President, AZBTC Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council affiliate unions have enjoyed a good year. Nationwide, unions are seeing a resurgence in popularity. According to a recent Gallop poll, 68% of Americans support labor unions. This is contributing to our growing numbers here in Arizona. Our affiliate union Business Managers and Business […]

Instructor Profile: Thom Morrison

An active member of SMART Local 359 for 33 years, Thom Morrison is excited about his new role as a BIM (Building Information Modeling) instructor at the JATC. He says even though as a product, sheet metal itself hasn’t changed much over the years, everything from the way it’s drafted in building plans to the […]

AZBTC Endorses Candidates for the November 8th General Election

AZBTC Proudly Endorses Federal, State, Municipal & School Board Candidates for the General Election November 8th, 2022 FEDERAL Mark Kelly U.S. Senate Jevin Hodge Congressional District No. 1 Tom O’Halleran Congressional District No. 2 Ruben Gallego Congressional District No. 3 Greg Stanton Congressional District No. 4 Kirsten Engel Congressional District No. 6 STATE-WIDE Katie Hobbs […]

AZBTC Joe Standley Annual Golf Tournament October 21

The AZBTC golf tournament is back and has been renamed the AZ Building Trades Joe Standley Annual Golf Tournament. Joe was a friend and mentor to so many in the building trades and we are proud to honor his memory. The tournament is Friday, October 21, at the Orange Tree Golf Club in Scottsdale. All […]

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