The Available for Work list is a 30 day Book. It is for members who are ready, willing and able to go to work. If you accept a job, then change your mind, you will be moved to the bottom of the list. To sign the Available for Work list send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a picture of your termination slip and current dues receipt.
CHECK THIS JOB BOARD DAILY FOR CURRENT INFORMATION.
Work Information for IBEW Local 175
Inside construction work at Local 175 has slowed down.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused TVA to change outage schedules.
Please keep an eye on the jobs page and/or check the job line. Calls are coming in slowly.
We currently have 191 on Book 1 and 19 on Book 2.
Work on the Outside is very good. We have 18 Linemen on Book 1 and 2 Linemen on Book 2
IBEW members are always welcome to sign our Out-of-Work List. Our referral and re-sign info is listed below.
IBEW LOCAL 175 REFERRAL POLICY
Until further notice, the initial sign-in procedure shall follow the COVID-19 updates listed above.
All available calls will be listed on the recorder and the website. For job information call: 800-423-9175 or 423-892-6482.
Until further notice, the call-out schedule is suspended and job assignments/referral procedure shall follow the COVID-19 updates listed above.
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 list unless you have a compelling reason (emergency).
Re-signs are required monthly between the 10th and 16th. Re-signs are accepted:
Until further notice, the re-sign procedure shall follow the COVID-19 updates listed above.
By fax to 423-855-4313
By email to email@example.com
All re-signs require:
Last 4 digits of SSN
Paid-up dues receipt
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 April 1, 2020.
Gary M. Watkins
Bus. Mgr. / Fin. Sec.
IBEW Local Union 175
Please notify the Local 175 Business Office, 423-894-3557, of any changes in your personal information.
(Phone number, Address, email, etc.)
ATTENTION ALL ACTIVE "A" MEMBERS OF LOCAL 175:
The IBEW Pension Benefit Fund Death Benefit for "A" members is void when your dues become two months in arrears.
For anyone seeking work:
ALWAYS Call the Local Unions before you travel.
Job calls can change at any time.