On August 11, a contract crew working on a de-energized 500KV line in Corning had a crew member receive serious burns from induction. That lineman, IBEW 1245 member Sammy Randby, ended up being airlifted to UC Davis Burn Center in Sacramento for treatment. Over the course of the next week, Sister Randby received compassionate and… [Read More]
Apply for the Ayeta Line School Scholarship
Two recipients will be selected this fall for an all-expenses-paid scholarship to VOLTA Line School in Oregon. Applications accepted Oct. 1-31.
Pre-Order Your ‘Gearheads Gathering’ Tee Shirt
By popular demand, our limited edition ‘Gearheads Gathering’ tees are now available for pre-order! Shirts are $25 plus $5 shipping, and will be mailed out after the car show on Oct. 1. Order your shirt by calling 707-452-2730. For more details on the Gearheads Gathering, click here.
Support for IBEW 1245 Member Who Was Attacked During Work
IBEW 1245 member Freddie Hewitt, a PG&E Gas Compliance Rep from San Carlos, was attacked last month while on the job; a random passer-by on the street stabbed Hewitt in the neck, hitting his jugular. Thanks to quick action from his co-worker and medical team, Hewitt thankfully survived the attack and is now on a… [Read More]
October 1: IBEW/PG&E Gearheads Gathering (Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show)
Registration is open to active and retired IBEW 1245 members as well as active and retired PG&E employees.
“I’ve Seen Death, But It’s Crazy Bringing Life Back” — IBEW 1245 members at NCPA save the life of their co-worker
It was the beginning of the workweek at NCPA’s Lodi Energy Center, which began like any other typical Monday in May for the IBEW 1245 members who work at the plant. Combustion Turbine Specialist Scott “Scotty” Aistrup was outside doing some switching; Lead Relief Operator James “Jim” Meyer, a 1245 Shop Steward, was outside by… [Read More]
Veterans graduate from PG&E’s PowerPathway program (via Swords to Plowshares)
On June 10th, PG&E’s PowerPathway hosted a graduation ceremony to celebrate 15 veterans that have completed the 10-week “Entry to Gas Pipeline Inspector” program. This is the 4th cohort that Swords to Plowshares has hosted in partnership with PowerPathway, and the 50th cohort overall. Jesse Vukelic was elected as class Valedictorian, and Jobs for Vets’… [Read More]
Ayeta Line School Scholarship Winners Announced
IBEW 1245 is proud to announce the two winners of the Jairus Ayeta Line School Scholarship, Uriel Cruz and Efrain Reyes. Uriel Cruz resides in Lodi and currently works as a small engine repair mechanic at a family-owned hardware store. In his scholarship essay, Cruz focused on the electric utility industry and his desire to… [Read More]
Save the Date! Sept 5: Reno LaborFest
American Legion Flags Sponsored by Frontier Palo Cedro Unit Community Fund Contribution
In December 2021, IBEW 1245 Unit #4011, Frontier Communications-Palo Cedro, voted to donate its 2020 community funds to American Legion Post 214. Pictured here are the flags provided by the American Legion Post to the Palo Cedro community, which were purchased and installed using the donated funds from IBEW 1245. The flags are located on… [Read More]
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