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


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 […]

Apprentice Profile: Le-Royce Conner-Tavares

Nearly a year into his apprenticeship training, 35-year-old Le-Royce Conner-Tavares couldn’t be happier with his choice for a second career. Conner-Tavares began his apprenticeship with IBEW Local 518 in April 2020 because he wanted to ensure a better life for himself and a secure future for his family. After eight years of traveling around rural […]

AZBTC Fall 2020 Newsletter

The latest newsletter from AZBTC recognizes our members who strengthen our unions and community through innovation, commitment and charity.

Ironworkers Local 75 Blood Drive Dedicated to Beloved Member

Ironworkers Local 75 saluted a recently deceased and beloved member when the union held the In Memory of John Faber Blood Drive on July 11.  Faber, who had served as a Trustee, Sergeant of Arms and as an instructor for the apprenticeship training, was a dedicated blood donor who encouraged other business managers to donate, too. […]

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