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Local 499 has 1150 members in the electric and natural gas industry. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa we have members throughout Iowa, parts of Nebraska and South Dakota. We are affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers which has membership in Utilities, Outside Construction, Inside Construction, Manufacturing and Railroads. Our address is 10174 Hickman CT. Clive, Iowa 50325. You can also contact us by telephone at either 515-334-0499 or 800-325-8602 or fax at 515-334-5452. Our largest employer is MidAmerican Energy also headquartered in Des Moines. MidAmerican Energy is a subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holding Company with holdings throughout the world. Approximately 1050 of our members work for MidAmerican Energy under four different contracts. We also represent four Rural Electrical Cooperatives or REC’s with five separate contracts. Midland Power Cooperative is located in Jefferson, Iowa with crews in Jefferson, Boone and Iowa Falls. We have two contracts with Midland Power one for the physical group and one clerical.\n\nNishnabotna Valley Cooperative is located in Harlan, Iowa.\n\nChariton Valley Cooperative is located in Albia, Iowa.\n\nClarke County Cooperative is located in Osceola, Iowa