Unit 3611, Marysville, has changed its meeting start time from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Effective Nov. 6, 2013, the meetings are being held at Pizza Round-up, located at 2004 Covillaud Street in Marysville. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of the month. Due to the New Year’s holiday, the January meeting will be held on… [Read More]
Archives for December 2013
Photos by John Storey IBEW 1245 congratulates all members, employers, friends, associates, and family members who participated in Perry Zimmerman’s 26th Annual Golf Tournament. In our book, you are all masters. Team portraits appear below.
Peer to Peer Gas Safety Initiative By Rich Lane 2013 has been a busy year for the Control the Pressure committee, whose members conducted 11 safety presentations at the Tracy Gas Academy, six unit meeting visits, and will by the end of the year conduct three PG&E yard visits in San Francisco, Fresno and the… [Read More]
It was business as usual the morning that, Scott Gilliland, a Gas Damage Prevention Serviceman for NV Energy, began making his rounds in an older neighborhood of Sparks. Gilliland, a 22-year member of IBEW 1245, was checking for leaks in older gas meters. When he detected something at a home on L Street, he decided to… [Read More]
Record year for hours worked By Ron Cochran The pace continues for another record year of man-hours worked. We continue to have a tremendous amount of line work, accompanied by expanded inspection and compliance work. The AMI project on PG&E property is coming to a close while the Atmospheric Corrosion program work is ramping up…. [Read More]
Peer to Peer Electric Safety Initiative By Rich Lane The Hold the Pull advisory committee met on Nov. 12 to discuss the 2014 meeting and presentation schedule and appointed a new member, Stephen “Spike” Roberts to represent SMUD. On Dec. 5, members of HTP will give a presentation to the SMUD line and service divisions…. [Read More]
The Durham High School track and field team has new uniforms, thanks to Unit 3417 of IBEW 1245. The unit nominated the team for a donation from the union’s Community Fund and the Executive Board concurred. Voila, new uniforms! Unit 3417 meets in Chico. Unit chair is Mike Rapozo. Business Representative is Kit Stice.
Nick Stavropoulos discusses gas safety and staffing with IBEW members PG&E has made big strides in improving the safety of its natural gas system, but potentially steep fines stemming from the 2010 San Bruno explosion could jeopardize future progress.That was the sobering assessment offered to IBEW 1245 members at Weakley Hall by Nick Stavropoulos, Executive… [Read More]
Dave Corn, right, received his IBEW 1245 25-year service pin and watch at the regular meeting of Unit 3218, US Bureau of Reclamation. Presenting the award, left, was Unit Chair Murray Janisse. “Dave has expressed that he would like to still be a dues-paying member, even now as a GS employee. What a champ,” said… [Read More]