WORK PICTURE California The work picture in California continues to be very strong as PG&E works to inspect and repair all their facilities in the Tier 3 and Tier 2 fire zone areas prior to the 2019 fire season. The transmission inspection work is nearing an end, however there are still a lot of repairs… [Read More]
It can be hard to quantify the amount of grid hardening work in Local 1245’s jurisdiction that’s associated with PG&E’s new Community Wildfire Safety Program, but one way to get a sense of the magnitude of this project would be to imagine taking all of PG&E’s power lines in Tier 2 (elevated fire risk) and… [Read More]
Local 1245 currently has (16) Standing Lineman calls: Bess Tess Lab (2) Lineman, San Francisco **C** 5/85 QEW ACCESS MANHOLES FOR TRM/DIS TO SUPPORT MARK & LOCATE CREWS Cupertino (2) Lineman, Watsonville *A* 6/l0s DIS/TRANS, CL, PCO REC ***DBL SUB Alvah (7) Lineman, Daley City **A**… [Read More]
In the wake of recent wildfires, there’s lots of talk about hardening the electric grid as a protective measure to make the system more resilient and less susceptible to future fires. But what, exactly, does “grid hardening” look like? The Utility Reporter caught up with Outside Construction Journeyman Lineman and Crew Foreman Travis Citro and… [Read More]
WORK PICTURE The work picture throughout our jurisdiction continues to remain very strong with no end in sight for both California and Nevada. Just as PG&E was moving into an accelerated fire hardening program, which was expected to provide additional work for our members for at least the next 15 years, we were hit with… [Read More]
The California-Nevada Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee offers a complete apprenticeship program comprised of home study, classroom instruction, and 7,000 hours of on-the-job training. Upon completion, you will be eligible to receive Journeyman status. The California-Nevada JATC will accept applications online for 10 days from February 11, 2019 until February 22, 2019.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, dues for all IBEW “A” members will increase by $1, to $39. “BA” member dues will remain the same. –Muriel Moore, IBEW 1245 Dues Processor
WORK PICTURE The work picture throughout our jurisdiction remains very strong with no end in sight for both California and Nevada. Throw in the Carr and Mendocino fires this summer and we have had more work than imaginable. All our members and travelers who came out to assist in those restoration efforts need to be… [Read More]