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 are members in good standing are eligible to apply. PG&E linemen and apprentices will be selected at the IBEW/PG&E Rodeo in July.
Local 1245 will send up to five (5) journeyman teams and eight (8) apprentices. Qualifying apprentices from any IBEW 1245 employer, including Outside Line contractors, are encouraged to apply.
Participants will travel to Kansas City early on October 12 and return early on October 16. The union will provide shirts, travel, lodging (shared rooms for apprentices), meals and time off from work.
UPDATE: THE APPLICATION DEADLINE WAS JULY 31. APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED.
The Rodeo: Saturday, October 15
The Awards Banquet: Saturday evening, following Rodeo
The Rodeo Expo: October 13 & 14
Barbecue and Trade Night: October 14
The Rodeo Safety & Training Conference: October 13
Hurtman Rescue, Pole Climb, Two Journeyman Mystery Events
Apprentice Written Test, Hurtman Rescue, Pole Climb, Two Mystery Event