Under general supervision; to be responsible for the operation of one or more hydroelectric power plants and other related equipment; to control generating equipment; to perform and direct switching activities; to perform routine testing of automatic control equipment; to assist in maintenance and repair work on water and/or irrigation systems, pumps, and associated equipment located… [Read More]
The Electric Utility Technician is a flexibly staffed position allocation. Under supervision, to perform work in the installation, testing, maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, monitoring, repair and modification of receiving stations, substations, equipment, devices, and appurtenances associated with the City’s Electric and Broadband Utility’s infrastructure and facilities, such as electric generation metering equipment, transmission, distribution, telemetering, revenue metering, communications… [Read More]
The class of Electrical Line Worker is the skilled journey level class in this series. Under general supervision, incumbents perform journey level skilled and semi-skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of energized and de-energized electric distribution lines and related equipment/facilities; assists in the training and directs the work of lower electrical classifications; and perform other… [Read More]
Protection and Communication Craftsmen perform the following: Maintain, repair, modify, program, install and commission power system substation protection control, monitoring and metering equipment. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test polyphase revenue metering equipment, including electronic and microprocessor based kilowatt hour meters, digital demand recorders, and instrument transformers. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test control equipment… [Read More]
Two-year IBEW 1245 member Teresa Olson, who works as a communications supervisor at the City of Vallejo Police Dept, describes her experience on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Four-year IBEW 1245 member Candace Koff, who works as a Police Records Technician at the City of Lompoc, describes her experience as an essential worker on the job during COVID 19.
Buried deep in California’s 2020 May Budget revise, the Governor and his staff cut $7.3 million that was previously budgeted to help fund the Paradise Irrigation District (PID) rebuild its water system, which was devastated by the Camp Fire in 2018. The District needs the State money to keep its current operations afloat and to plan the overall rebuild, as more residents… [Read More]
In late June, the IBEW 1245 members at the City of Vallejo ratified an extension of our current MOU (which ran through June 30, 2020) for one year, to June 30, 2021. The extension includes language allowing for a re-opener on wages in January of 2021. The ratified extension will be going to the City… [Read More]
IBEW 1245’s MOU with the City of Ukiah had a term end date of September 18, 2021. That MOU also had a scheduled COLA set for September 19, 2020 that called for either a 3% COLA or, if the City missed its financial benchmarks associated with sales tax and transient occupancy tax revenues in fiscal… [Read More]
The Utility Arborist prunes, shapes, and removes trees and vegetation using hand tools, power tools, and other equipment; operates aerial devices; and works from elevated platforms. A generous benefit package includes accrued paid leaves, holidays, health, dental, vision, long term disability, and life insurance along with a CALPERS retirement program and a retirement health insurance contribution.