As an important note, The Local 697 Business office has moved to a new location at 7200 Mississippi St., Suite 200, Merrillville Indiana.
August 1, 2016. The reports that we have at this time indicate a very slow summer. BP refinery does not have anything significant. The fall turnaround at BP will only reduce our book 1 numbers. We do not have any major projects on tap that are long in duration at this time. The 3 day or less outage work in the Steel industry has been the only thing to get into book 2. To date 157 on book I; 99 available on book II.
Sign-in 7:30 -4:45 M,T,Th,Fri, 7:30-4:45 Wed; Re-sign from the 10-16th of the first month of each quarter. Jan,April,July Oct. Jobs update daily on our Website: IBEW697.org ..Note: 3 turndown rule is in effect. If you are registered on the Out of Work list, you can bid on jobs on the website, leave a voice message or you may still call in between 7:30 and 9 am. Please! watch the double booking!