Buzz. Pop. The power goes out. A windstorm has struck. While we are in the comfort of our home nestled between blankets, dedicated linemen are the first to respond, often in hazardous conditions. Days or weeks could be spent away from their families while working tirelessly until power is restored quickly and safely. Today is… [Read More]
Archives for July 2022
The Agreement has been ratified by the members, with 95.5%% voting YES.
Pay Range: $23.65 – $28.77/hour This position is responsible for completing semi-skilled maintenance tasks (minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and painting) in the operation and repair of District facilities, as well as performing custodial duties of facilities. This is the entry-level class in the Parks Maintenance Worker series.
Recently, the future of Diablo Canyon has been in the news quite a bit, sparked by renewed interest in extending operations at DCPP. What changed?
On June 27, IBEW 1245 Business Manager Bob Dean submitted formal comments to the U.S., Department of Energy, in strong support of the continued operation of U.S. nuclear reactors through the Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) Program. “Diablo Canyon operates in the public interest, and Local 1245 supports continued operation of DCPP into the future as… [Read More]
“𝑊𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑝𝑜𝑛𝑠𝑖𝑏𝑙𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ 𝑜𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟, 𝑎𝑠 𝑎 𝑐𝑟𝑒𝑤 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑎𝑠 𝑎 𝑓𝑎𝑚𝑖𝑙𝑦.”
On July 6, 2022, fifty IBEW 1245 safety stewards in the Control the Pressure (CTP) Peer-to-Peer Safety Committee met for a Safety Summit at the Sunrise Center in Vacaville, California. The summit marks the first in-person gathering in two years since the onset of the pandemic. Safety Committee members Leo Lopez, I&R Tech from San… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 members at the City of Lompoc have approved a new two-year agreement by a vote of 88-5. The new agreement includes general wage increases of 4% on July 2, 2022 and 4% on July 1, 2023, as well as a bonus of 5% of base pay (with a cap of $5,000) for… [Read More]
Safe and reliable power is absolutely essential for all Californians, and many of the provisions in AB 205 that support energy reliability will, by nature, support job reliability for IBEW 1245 members.