Phone: 541-664-0800

IBEW Local 659
Thank you Ryan Smith racing for supporting our great Local! Ryan is a Journeyman Wireman, PEC.
2019 Local Union 659 Union Picnic and Bounce House Fun for the kids
Games for all ages
The littles just wanted to play in the hay.
Mom, look what I found!
More games
Horseshoe tournament
LU 659 Merchandise and Raffle Tent
Thank Lane County Unit for hosting a wonderful picnic
Grub is ready!!
what a spread
Come and get it
Warren "Neel" Michael receiving his 50 year service pin
Lyle Johnson receiving his 50 year service pin
Stanley Wheeler receiving his 50 year service pin
Union camaraderie
Thank you LU 659 Picnic Sponsors
2019 Unit Conference attendees
LU 659 Executive Board and Staff
Vicki Williamson retiring from LU 659.
2019 Shop Steward/Utility Conference
2019 Shop Steward/Utility Conference
LU 659 members & Staff supporting our Brothers and Sisters at the City of Canyonville!

 Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed from 12:00-1:00 for lunch

Dec 17, 2018
There is online coursework to prepare you for the exams.  Course material will be provided 6 weeks in advance.  Recommended time to complete online course work is 6 weeks.  Candidates will complete a 2-day review and take 3 written exams.  Practical exams will be scheduled following the completion of the review course and written exams.
Download: 2019 Crane Flyer.pdf

Jun 03, 2014

Have questions click on the "Frequantly Asked Questions" (FAQs) attachement below!




Crater Lake Electrical Training Center, 4864 Airway Drive, Central Point

FEBRUARY 9                8:00AM - 12:00PM       OR RULE AND LAW (4 hours Oregon Rule and Law)

FEBRUARY 27*             5:00PM – 9:00PM        1st AID/CPR (4 hours Code Related Credit)

MARCH 27*                   5:00PM - 9:00PM         1st AID/CPR (4 hours Code Related Credit)

APRIL 3&4                    5:00PM - 9:00PM          2017 CODE CHANGES (8 hours Code Change Credit)

MAY 29*                       5:00PM – 9:00PM          1st AID/CPR (4 hours Code Related Credit)

JUNE 5*                       5:00PM – 9:00PM           1st AID/CPR (4 hours Code Related Credit)

JUNE 8                        8:00AM – 4:30PM            GROUNDING AND BONDING (8 hours Code Related Credit)

                          *CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED ON 1st AID/CPR


North Coast Electric, 911 Market St., Klamath Falls

JUNE 29                      8:00AM – 12:00PM         OR RULE AND LAW (4 hours Oregon Rule and Law)

Requirement for Continuing Education in Oregon:

  • General Journeyman: 24 hours, of which at least 8 hours must be Code Change and 4 hours Oregon Rule & Law
  • General Supervising: 24 hours, of which at least 12 hours must be Code Change and 4 hours Oregon Rule & Law
  • Limited Residential: 16 hours, of which at least 8 hours must be Code Change and 4 hours Oregon Rule & Law
  • See:  for other license types

**See Flyer attached

Testing for the California Electrical Certification Exam is now available in Medford. The new test site is at the RCC/SOU campus in downtown Medford. They currently have only one 2002 Code book available for testing, but will have more in the future.

The test canidate may register and schedule an appointment online at Choose our test site, RCC/SOU Higher Education Center  #5008

Room 122, 101 S. Bartlett Street, Medford, Oregon 97501

You can get more information at

Download: Registration Form.PDF , FAQs.pdf , WINTER-SPRING 2019 .pdf

Jan 05, 2012

Class schedules for Apprenticeships and Continuing Education Classes for Lineman and Tree Trimmers or to register for classes please call:  (360) 816-7100.  Union members name, address, phone number and union card number are required to register for Continuing Education Classes and classes open for registration 30 days prior to the start of class and close for registration 10 days prior to class.

Training dates attached below.

Download: 2019 NW Line Training Calendar.PDF

Apr 24, 2013

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