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 October 18,  2017

WE have a call for 4 JW's for Besco at Plant Huber in Spring City.After callout you will report for Drug Test in Athens then go to work at Plant Huber.This call will be 4 to 6 weeks with a possibility of a longer duration.This job is on 4/10's schedule with a chance of OT on Friday and Saturday.Drug Test and steel toe boots required.  

Attention to our members working on the road:      

429 Nashville TN,  816 Paducah KY,  and North Carolina Locals, Atlanta LU 613 
are all in need of Journeyman Wiremen. 

Many of these places have open calls.
ALWAYS - ALWAYS Call the Local Unions before you travel.
Job calls are subject to change at any time.    



IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT YOU KEEP YOUR UNION DUES CURRENT. Several Benefits are based on having your dues paid current. 
You also must have a paid-up dues receipt to travel

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

Reminder: 1

Book  Resign week is from the 10th to 16th of each month. This applies to ALL members on ALL books. Please don't wait until the last minute to resign

Reminder: 2

In keeping with our By-Laws, it is each members responsibility to maintain their current contact information on record with the Union Hall.

We run a DAY Book. You must be PRESENT to take a call.

Book 1 callout begins at 9:00 AM

Book 2 callout, if necessary, begins at 2:00 PM


Oct 18, 2017


On the Inside we currently have 245 on Book 1 and 17 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 slow. 

We have 13 Linemen on Book 1 and 0 Linemen on Book 2

Linework is slow in our jurisdiction

Please Note:

IBEW Local 175 Referral Policy has been revised. The entire policy is listed below.


Effective June 5, 2017

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:  1-800-423-9175 or 423-892-6482.

Callout Schedule

Book 1 callout 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.

Whenever necessary, Book 2 callout will be held at 2:00 PM.  Available jobs will be listed after 10:30 AM on the Job line:  800-423-9175 or

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-sign policy               revised June 5, 2017

In accordance with Convention Resolution #35 at the IBEW's 38th International Convention our re-sign policy has been revised as follows:

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

Re-signs are accepted: 

In Person - Monday thru Friday 8:00am until 5:00pm at 3922 Volunteer Drive, Ste 9, Chatt TN 37416

By fax to: 423-855-4313

By email to:         (hyperlink is disconnected)
NOTICE: sending your resign request  to a different email could result in you losing your place on the Book.
You will get a verification of resign within 24 hrs. If you haven't received a verification in 24 hrs., give us a call

All re-signs require:


Last 4 digits of SSN

Paid-up dues receipt

Double-booking is signing out-of-work books in a Local while working in another Local jurisdiction. This 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. 

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.

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.

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.

                           Please notify the Local 175 Business Office of any changes in your personal information.
                           i.e. Phone number, Address, Email, or Beneficiary.