The power is in our hands
Click here to learn why IBEW 1245 firmly opposes utility takeovers and acquisitions.
Five IBEW 1245 members from SMUD voluntarily joined the pilot project, aiming to bring power to some of the 15,000 unelectrified homes in Navajo territory.
In downtown San Francisco, there’s always a lot to see. But there’s one thing you won’t see much of in downtown SF anymore – overhead power lines.
His winning image, captured during a pole change-out job on Treasure Island, depicts an apprentice lineman on a pole with the San Francisco skyline and Bay Bridge as the backdrop.
Ballots will be mailed to members on Friday, May 24, 2019, and counted on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Click here for details.
Addressing potential fire hazards over such a massive area is a herculean endeavor, and IBEW 1245 members undoubtedly have their work cut out for them – but they are more than up for the task, and our union currently has dozens of crews working in every corner of the service territory to mitigate wildfire risk as much as they possibly can.
Eighteen gas construction teams and more than a dozen gas and electric locators showed off their skills at the Fifth Annual PG&E/IBEW Gas Rodeo, which took place on April 13, 2019 at the PG&E Gas Safety Academy in Winters.
Dimodica has been working as an IBEW 1245 line clearance tree trimmer for just over a year, first for Davey Tree, and now for Wright Tree. The petite 27-year-old woman may not look like your average tree trimmer, but anyone who’s seen her work can tell that she has clearly found her calling.
“As the union that represents 12,000 frontline workers at PG&E and thousands more at hundreds of utility contractors, we appreciate the chance to contribute our experience and extensive knowledge on this complex and critical subject," Dalzell said. "We look forward to continued collaboration with the Newsom administration to help finalize and execute a plan that mitigates wildfire risk, advances clean energy goals and keeps utilities solvent, while simultaneously protecting workers, utility customers and communities.”
In what has become an annual tradition, Professor Gordon Lafer returned to Weakley Hall last month for his third annual workshop just for IBEW 1245 members.
The times, they are a-changing, and the way we communicate is changing as well. We are urging each and every member to make sure that the union has all your current personal contact info – particularly your personal email address and cell phone number – correct in our files.