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Wednesday December 11, 2019

Until Further Notice Book 2 call-out will be immediately after Book I call-out. Book I call-out begins at 9:00 am Eastern. Book II call-out will follow.


            On The Inside

We have no calls

  • On The Outside
  • We have no calls



Work Information for IBEW Local 175 


Inside construction work at Local 175 is slowing down. Work at the Mustang Project is wrapping up for the time being. 

TVA has 3 Nuclear Outages scheduled for 2020.

We currently have 191 on Book 1 and 11  on Book 2.  

You are always welcome to sign our book if you are in the area and seeking work. 
Our referral and re-sign info is listed below.


Work on the Outside is very good. We have 13 Linemen on Book 1 and 1 Linemen on Book 2


Initial sign-in shall be in person at the Local Union office.

Referral sign-in shall be allowed at any time during normal operating hours of the Local Union business office (including lunch hour). Signing in after 4:00 PM will be dated for the following day.

All available calls will be listed on the recorder and the website after 5:30 PM each day for Book 1 calls and after*10:30 AM the following day for Book 2 calls.  For available job information call:  800-423-9175 or 423-892-6482.

Call-out Schedule

Book 1 call-out is held at 9:00 AM.

Available jobs will be listed after 5:30 PM on the Job line:  800-423-9175 or 423-892-6482.

When necessary, Book 2 call-out will be Immediately following Book I call-out . Available jobs will be listed  on the Job line: 800-423-9175 or 423-892-6482.

*During times of heavy manpower requests, Local 175’s Dispatcher may, at his discretion, dispatch Jobs beginning at 9:00 AM with Book 1, followed directly afterwards with Book 2 applicants.

If you accept a call and do not report to work you will be removed from the out of work book, unless you have a compelling reason (emergency).

Re-signs are required monthly beginning on the 10th and ending on the 16th day of each month.

Re-signs are accepted: 

In Person

By fax  to 423-855-4313

By email   to only

All re-signs require:


Last 4 digits of SSN

Paid-up dues receipt

Jobline Information

All available calls will be listed on the recorder and the website after 5:30 PM each day for Book 1 calls and after *10:30 AM on the following day for Book 2 calls.

Exceptions: See *in Referral Policy

Short Calls

When referred on a"Short Call" (14 days or less), the day you pick up your referral counts as the first day. You must re-sign the out of work list within 14 days (Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays included) or you will be removed from the list. Short Calls are limited to 14 days, then return to place on Out of worklist.

Discharge For Cause

Any individual who is discharged two times for cause within a (12) twelve month period, shall have their future referral privileges suspended until they appear before the Appeals Committee for a determination as to their continued eligibility.

Double-booking (signing other out-of-workbooks while employed) is NOT an acceptable practice at IBEW 175 and will not be tolerated. If you have questions pertaining to double-booking, please call our office. 

This policy was revised on January 25, 2019.


Gary M. Watkins
Bus. Mgr. / Fin. Sec.
IBEW Local Union 175
Chatt TN

Please notify the Local 175 Business Office (423-894-3557) of any changes in your personal information
(i.e.Phone number, Address, email ,etc.)


The IBEW Pension Benefit Fund Death Benefit for "A" members is void when your dues become2 monthsin arrears.  

For anyone seeking work - Check:
ALWAYS - ALWAYS Call the Local Unions before you travel. 
Job calls can change at any time.