When Hurricane Irma first popped up on the radar in early September, Puerto Rico braced for major devastation — but at the last minute, the storm changed course and passed just north of the island. Although the damage was less than expected, the hurricane still managed to knock out electricity for around a million residents…. [Read More]
Archives for March 2018
Member Spotlight: Nick Dalbianco, PG&E Gas Mechanic
“An average day on the job for me is a little bit of welding, meter changes, steel pipeline work, mueller equipment, stuff like that. Every day is a new challenge, and I like that I always get to do something different out in the field every day… and I get to travel outside my area… [Read More]
Why Am I Paying $65/year for Your Solar Panels?
700,000 California homes now have solar panels; what does this mean for everyone else’s rates?
Tentative Agreement for Line Clearance Tree Trimmers/ Acuerdo Tentativo para los Podadores de Arbores
Desplazarse hacia abajo para español. VIEW THE FULL TENTATIVE AGREEMENT HERE. VER EL ACUERDO TENTATIVO COMPLETO AQUÍ.
May 19: IBEW 1245/PG&E Lineman’s Rodeo
Join us in May to view some of the world’s most talented Linemen and Apprentice Linemen show their skills.
On The Town- Local 1245 members keep Oakland moving
Among Bay Area natives, Oakland is known colloquially as “The Town.” But with nearly half a million residents, an emerging art scene, a booming tourism industry, and a growing number of cutting-edge start-ups, Oakland has come a long way from its small-town roots. All of these changes have led to an increasing number of people… [Read More]
Notice of Outside Line Apprenticeship Opportunity
New Legislation Aims to Restore Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal Agreement and Basic Retention Package
California State Senator Bill Monning and Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham, who represent districts containing Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP), have announced that they are moving forward with legislation to reinstate the remaining goals of the DCPP Joint Proposal Agreement, which was revised by the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) earlier this year. IBEW Local 1245, PG&E and… [Read More]
Job Opportunity: Electric Line Technician, City of Roseville
The City of Roseville’s Electric Utility is hiring for an Electric Utility Technician – $95,450 – $134,308 Annually This job will open 03/21/2018 and close on 04/11/2018. The City of Roseville, population 126,000, is located approximately 16 miles east of Sacramento, California. Roseville is a full service city, providing award winning and highly reliable electric,… [Read More]
VIDEO: National Safety Council Labor Division
IBEW 1245 is proud to participate in the NSC Labor Division. To get involved, contact Rich Lane at email@example.com.