Local Union 659, IBEW
Beginning December 18th, 2017 Local Union 659 will begin dispatching off our out-of-work books for AMI Meter Installers with Aclara. At the peak of the project the company will need 48 Installers to remove and replace PP&L meters.
The location of work will begin in Dallas over to the coast and coming down as low as Cottage Grove. The next area will be Klamath Falls/ Lakeview area and lastly over to Southern Oregon and over to the coast. In 2019 the Portland, Eastern and Central Oregon areas will be completed.
All applicants must sign Local Union 659’s books in person, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The address for Local Union 659’s office is 4480 Rogue Valley Hwy, Ste 3, Central Point, Oregon 97502. You also may sign Local 659 out-of-work books in Tangent at the Central Electrical JATC on Saturday, December 9, 2017 (33309 Hwy 99 E, Tangent, Oregon) between 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Our office rents hall space at this location, please see the board to determine our meeting room.
All interested applicants must possess a valid 1st Aid/CPR card (no more than one year from date of issuance) and the training must be hand’s on and not online.
Once referred for employment to Aclara, the company will require you to pass a background check and drug test. Once our office is notified of your start date you will be required to make application with Local Union 659. The initiation fee is $32.00 and monthly basic dues are $38.35/month and working assessments are 1.75% of gross wages.
The beginning rate of pay will be $25.42. Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Prescription coverage will be available through LINECO and hours worked will determine eligibility. There is no per diem or travel allowance.
If you have questions please contact Kathy at 541-664-0800.