Meet Elizabeth!! (@lizzyredwy)⬇️⬇️

▪️Historically, the women in Elizabeth’s family have always worked in the male dominated fields. Train conductors, electricians, heavy equipment operators.. So it was an easy decision to continue in their foot steps! ▫️Elizabeth wanted to travel, see things, and meet new people. Right out of high school, she was accepted into a Pipe Fitters /Continue reading “Meet Elizabeth!! (@lizzyredwy)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Genesis!! (@genny_from_electrical)⬇️⬇️

▪️Genesis (or Gen or Genny) is a fourth year IBEW Local 90 apprentice!! She is the ONLY female in her class right now! ▫️She attended a technical trade school for high school, where her shop teacher took the entire class to her local to apply, and Genny was the only one that got in! ▪️SheContinue reading “Meet Genesis!! (@genny_from_electrical)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Holly!! (@happy_lil_electrician)⬇️⬇️

▪️Holly Klingelhoefer is 26 years old and a commercial Journeyman electrician. ▫️She has been in the trade for 7 years. Before she decided to be an electrician, She was worked for the family business Klingelhoefer Well Drilling. ▪️Holly learned how to operate backhoes, drive semi, weld, pull pumps and many other things. Although she lovedContinue reading “Meet Holly!! (@happy_lil_electrician)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Kirsty!! (@the_female_spark)⬇️⬇️

▪️Kirsty is a third year electrical apprentice! ▫️She has been training since she was 17 years old. She began with a year at college, and then went into a full time apprenticeship! ▪️Kirsty wasn’t sure what she wanted to do for her career. She was trying out a bunch of different things with different backgroundsContinue reading “Meet Kirsty!! (@the_female_spark)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Jamie!! (@steelcitysparkette)⬇️⬇️

▪️Jamie is a fourth year electrical apprentice with Local Union #5 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! She has a year an a half left until she becomes a journeyman! ▫️Jamie’s father is an Electrical Engineer, so she has had exposure to electrical systems from a young age. She always thought her dad’s career was interesting, but didn’tContinue reading “Meet Jamie!! (@steelcitysparkette)⬇️⬇️”