Unit #4911, Outside Construction, has changed its September unit meeting date to the 10th. The meeting time and location will remain the same. –Ralph Kenyon, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Applications can ONLY be submitted online through the JATC website and will not be available until October 14, 2019.
Brother Derek Weidner is a traveling lineman from Texas out of IBEW Local 66. He came to California earlier this year and had been working in Local 1245 territory for several months before he went missing. If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact the authorities immediately.
The IBEW urgently needs your help to protect our training programs from a pending federal rule that would let businesses run shoddy apprenticeships with minimal standards, oversight and pay. For now, the construction industry is excluded from the Department of Labor’s proposed Apprenticeship Rule. Public comments being submitted now will help determine whether the exemption… [Read More]
UPDATE 8/2: Update 8/2: A GoFundMe has been set up for the Ruhnke family. Please contribute what you can using the link below. UPDATE 7/30: The member who passed away has been identified as Logan Grant Ruhnke, age 33, of Perry, Kansas. He was a member of IBEW Local 304, and he leaves behind a loving… [Read More]
Last year, the South Lake Tahoe Planning Commission approved a proposal to improve Verizon cell service in the area by attaching a series of signal boosters to the tops of certain utility poles. In order to make this happen, the poles, which belong to Liberty Utilities, would need to be extended above the 14.4 KV… [Read More]
California The work picture has been very strong with not much end in sight. There are currently 250 electric contract crews on PG&E’s property, and the talk is to ramp up to 500 crews towards the end of the year. One of the biggest issues that everyone is experiencing is the inability to get enough… [Read More]
The Rodeo application process is now closed. IBEW Local 1245 is sponsoring journeyman teams and apprentices to travel to Kansas for the 36th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo and Expo, which will be held Oct. 16-20, 2019. All IBEW Local 1245 Journeyman Linemen (Non-PG&E) who are members in good standing are eligible to apply. All IBEW… [Read More]
California-Nevada JATC is currently seeking experienced qualified Journeyman Linemen for the position of INSTRUCTOR. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic individuals interested in training and education of apprentices.