Unit #1125, Oakhurst, has cancelled its unit meeting for January due to storm damage and local crews on 16/8 schedule to make repairs. –Ryan Skelton, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Archives for January 2023
Local 1245 Members Restore Power as Atmospheric River Slams Northern and Central California
More than two million customers lost power when several historic atmospheric events barreled down on the state of California, arriving on New Year’s Eve continuing through Tuesday, January 10. The golden state was drenched with record breaking rain and snow fall, coupled with ferocious wind gusts, lightning, thunder, and a tornado warnings. The atmospheric river… [Read More]
Support for IBEW 1245 Member Injured in Head On Collision
IBEW 1245 member Anthony Macera — a Nuclear Operator at DCPP — was involved in a head-on collision on his way to work on January 9th, during the atmospheric storm event. He was just hired six days prior to the accident, and unfortunately, because he is a new employee, he does not meet the eligibility… [Read More]
Job Opportunity: High Voltage Electrician, SMUD
Installs steel structures, insulators, and bus; installs high voltage switches, disconnects, and fuses. Installs, splices, and terminates high-voltage cables; installs high voltage transformers, circuit breakers, reactors, capacitor banks, CCVTs, potential transformers and current transformers. Installs conduit, wireways, raceway, fittings, wiring, cabling, conductors, and circuits. Installs underground service conduit, cables, and ground grids. Installs equipment, switchgear/GIS, motor control… [Read More]
San Jose Unit Meeting for January Cancelled
Unit#1511, San Jose, has cancelled its meeting for January due to inclement weather and will resume as scheduled in February. –Casey Salkauskas, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Memorandum of Understanding: Vegetation Management Overtime Provisions During EOC Activation
The Company and Union agree to apply the Special Overtime Provisions in Letter Agreement 16-44 to the Vegetation Management classifications in the General Construction Line Department.
Plumas Sierra R.E.C, Susanville (LMUD), Truckee Donner PUD, and TMWA January Unit Meetings Cancelled
The following unit meetings are cancelled for January due to bargaining at LMUD in Susanville: Unit #3514 Plumas Sierra R.E.C 1/9/23 Unit #4012 Susanville (LMUD) 1/10/23 Unit #3309 Truckee Donner PUD 1/11/23 Unit #3310 Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) 1/12/23 –Mike Venturino, IBEW 1245 Business Rep.
In Memoriam: Ken Ball
“Ken Ball was Exhibit 1 in a presentation of great grievance handlers of the past.” Written by Tom Dalzell, former Business Manager of IBEW 1245.
Fort Bragg Unit Meeting Postponed for January
Unit #3717, Fort Bragg, has postponed its January unit meeting due to inclement weather. New date to be determined and updated here once available. –Mark Wilson, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Governor Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency and Mobilizes State Government Ahead of Winter Storms
Working to protect Californians from the incoming winter storms, Governor Gavin Newsom today proclaimed a state of emergency throughout California to support the ongoing response to recent winter storms.