On July 22, 2017, IBEW Local 1245 was proudly represented at the 2017 Pacific Northwest Lineman Rodeo held in Portland, Oregon. Our TID journeyman team, which consisted of Dustin Krieger, Josh Klikna and Steve Johnson, performed very well, and came in second place overall among all the journeyman teams at the Rodeo. They also placed first in Over The Arm Jumper event, and second in High Line Bell Change Out event. Congrats to our brothers from TID!
All of our members that participated in this year’s Rodeo — including the PG&E journeyman team of Steve Bentley, Shannon Spah and Mike Mederos, and TID Apprentice Wayne Smith — represented IBEW Local 1245 very well. Special thanks to PG&E Apprentice Lineman Brandon Branch, who went to the Rodeo on his own and also did a great job. A heartfelt congrats to all the members who competed.
–Mike Saner, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Photos via Sheila Lawton