WORK OUTLOOK Work outlook continues to be steady. The number of contract crews working directly for PG&E and SMUD has remained around the same. We anticipate increases in projected man-hours in Transmission and Substation (NERC work) over the next couple of months. There are other projects underway (which aren’t counted in the above-mentioned man-hours) that… [Read More]
This is a summary of the annual report of the IBEW Local 1245 Injured Workers Fund, EIN 35-2308172, Plan No 501, for the period beginning October 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2015. SELF-FUNDED BENEFIT INFORMATION The Trust maintains its disability and death benefits under a self-funded program. BASIC FINANCIAL STATEMENT The value of Trust… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 will be hosting an OSHA 10 class July 29-30 at the union hall in Vacaville. Members who are interested in taking the class should contact Caitlin at (707) 452-2727. More information can be found here.
IBEW Local 1245 is sponsoring journeyman teams and apprentices to travel to Kansas for the 33rd Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo and Expo. All IBEW Local 1245 Journeyman Linemen (non-PG&E) who are members in good standing are eligible to apply. All IBEW Local 1245 Apprentice Linemen (non-PG&E) who have completed one full year of apprenticeship and… [Read More]
Work Outlook Work picture continues to be steady and is expected to remain so through 2016. In addition to the work that has been contracted out through the utilities in our jurisdiction, we are also seeing additional projects — including large solar, Caltrain electrification, high speed rail and the trailer park modification pilot project —… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 will be hosting an OSHA 10 class May 20-21. Members who are interested in taking the class should contact Caitlin at (707) 452-2727.
WORK OUTLOOK Dispatches were slow during the first two months of 2016, with only 69 calls for the month of February, which is normal given the time of the year. As we move into spring, work is already beginning to pick up. As of the first week of March, there were a total of 74… [Read More]
WORK OUTLOOK The work picture for Outside Line remained strong through the final days of 2015, and we are not anticipating much drop-off going into 2016. Forecasts predict a strong El Nino weather system and a wet winter. We do see this as a potential obstacle in some of this work, with the exception of… [Read More]
WORK OUTLOOK Work has remained strong with an overall increase throughout the jurisdiction, especially in transmission, over the last couple of months. As of Friday, October 23, 2015, we had 12 standing calls for journeyman linemen in California, all of which are transmission jobs. As we enter the fourth quarter of the year, we expect… [Read More]
WORK OUTLOOK Work outlook continues to remain steady in distribution, and we’re seeing some increases in transmission work in both California and Nevada. We have a total of 93 crews (62 electric crews and 32 civil crews) currently doing distribution work on PG&E property, spread out across the whole service area. Some of the electric… [Read More]