International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 117


IBEW Local #117 is located at 765 Munshaw Lane in Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014.  Our phone number is 847-854-7200 and our resign only fax number is 847-854-7266.

Local #117 is an Inside local and was chartered by the IBEW in 1901.  Local #117’s jurisdiction includes all of McHenry County and the northern 9 townships of Kane County, all in the State of Illinois.  Our classifications include Journeyman Inside Wireman, Residential Wireman and VDV Installer/Technician and Manufacturing.  The Local’s general meeting is on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Union Hall.

The officers of Local 117 are: 

  • Business Manager/Financial Secretary Tom McTavish
  • President Pat Nohl
  • Vice President Darrell (Lee) Olson
  • Treasurer Ray Pieroni
  • Recording Secretary Craig Trongeau
  • Executive Board Jonathan Nelson, Chairman
  • Cory Bauer
  • Kyle Horn
  • Dean Johnson
  • Jesse Lenart
  • Wade Petriak
  • Examining Board Jena Sarvis
  • Josh Sajtar
  • Kevin Dougherty

Local #117’s office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:30 pm {closed from 12-1 pm for lunch}.  We are closed on holidays.

News & Events

Union meeting Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 7:00pm at 765 Munshaw lane,
Crystal Lake, IL.  Masks and social distancing mandatory.
In response to the release of the National Disease Emergency Response Agreement (NDERA) on Monday March 16 that was designed to address the current national public health emergency and to provide guidance for our industry, we have received a number of questions.
The attached NDERA Questions and Answers has been written to address the questions we have received from the field to date and the guidance is intended to answer as many of those questions as possible. These questions and answers are subject to being revised by NECA and the IBEW as often as necessary.
The questions and answers have been vetted and reviewed by both IBEW and NECA Leadership including IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson, IBEW International Secretary Treasurer Kenny Cooper, NECA President Larry Beltramo and NECA CEO David Long. Additionally, these Questions and Answers have also received legal review from the legal counsels of both organizations.
To review these questions and answers please use the following link.


Joint NDERA QandA 









 Please find the attached agreement between the IBEW and NECA regarding these rapidly changing times.

IBEW and NECA COVID Agreement 


Here is a link to the FMCP information about hours adjustments and eligiblity.

Important Information about Coronavirus and Your Benefit Plan


Here are some links to guidelines for safe practices during the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) event.

Illinois Department of Public Health

Symptoms of COVID-19

CDC guidelines for COVID-19 


As of July 1, 2019, Local 117 referral policy is going to a web-based bid system (we will no longer be calling you for available jobs).

Please review the attached policy.

              Any questions please contact IBEW Local 117 for assistance.









For Non-members interested in potential solar opportunities or the electrical industry, please utilize the site. 


Attention: Do not use any Quest drug testing facilities. Quest has been contracting non-union electrical contractors at their facilities. Please use the following testing facilities or use this link to find other available facilities:


Lab Corp - Crystal Lake

5911 Northwest Highway


 Hours: 9am-11am and 2pm-4pm


Lab Corp - Elgin

1710 North Randall Rd.


Hours: 9am- 11am and 2pm- 4pm










IBEW Local 117

  • IBEW Local #117 is located at 765 Munshaw Lane in Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014. Our phone number is 847-854-7200 and our fax number is 847-854-7266
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