Supports NASA Across Nation
members support the space program at NASA facilities across the
United States including:
- Marshall Space
Center-Huntsville, Alabama. Approximately 260 members of
Sheffield Local 558 perform maintenance and service work for
- Kennedy Space
Center-Florida. Approximately 761 IBEW members of Cocoa
Beach Local 2088 work for 15 separate contractors performing
a range of duties from satellite communication to maintenance
work. Daytona Local 756 (construction) has performed major work
on the premises.
- John C. Stennis
Space Center-Mississippi. Members of Gulfport Local 903
have performed major construction at the facility and currently
are conducting small renovations.
- John H. Glenn
Research Center-Cleveland, Ohio. Members of Cleveland Local
38 working for Call Henry Electric Co. maintain and install
all high voltage and switching equipment. The local signed a
contract with the previously nonunion contractor five years
ago. Call Henry Co. recently negotiated a 10-year contract renewal
- Goddard Space
Center-Greenbelt, Maryland. Members of Baltimore Local 1501,
perform maintenance, operations and support work on Hubble space
telescope and other missions. Members of Washington, D.C. Local
26 perform construction work.
- Langley Research
Center-Hampton, Virginia. Three contractors employ approximately
115 members of Newport News Local 1340. Langley serves mostly
private companies, such as Lockheed Martin and Boeing experimenting
on airplane wing technologies. IBEW members perform diverse
tasks including maintenance (mixed trades), inspection and the
operation of wind tunnels.
- Ames Research
Center-Moffet Field, California. Approximately 10 members
of Oakland Local 2131 maintain and operate wind tunnels for
testing airplane wing technologies. Construction members of
San Jose, Local 332 are on site.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
Space Center-Houston, Texas. Members of Houston Local 716
perform construction, maintenance and instrumentation work on
the premises. Linemen from Houston Local 66 also are part of
the 41-member force.
November 2004 IBEW