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    Updated On: Oct 28, 2020

    Updated October 28, 2020

    IBEW Local 601 Champaign, IL
    Job line-(217)239-0012. To bid on jobs use the job line or online at www.ibew601.org

       Bidding is open from 5pm-7am daily. Resigns are the 10th thru the 16th monthly.
    **SPECIAL NOTICE**
    ** During these trying times, until further notice we will accept Faxes from your home local to sign the out of work list. Be sure it includes all your personal information(card#, SS#,phone#,address,& email), also have them attach a travel letter.
    *** Currently most calls going to Book 2. Mostly 5-8s with spotty OT.
    *** Good Book to get on as most people are not taking calls.

    IBEW Local 712  Beaver, PA

    Current work outlook is GOOD FOR THE CRACKER PLANT CALLS.
    We currently have 35 JW on book I. 248 JW on Book II. You can sign the book online on our website. Current dues receipt required. If you are currently on our Book I or II the next resign you will have to do would be from November 10th to 16th.
    Benefits are multiplied on overtime hours and the vacation is in addition to the base rate, so the taxable gross on straight time hours is 40.55   
    TO TAKE A CALL FOR THE CRACKER PLANT YOU MUST HAVE A BACKGROUND CHECK THAT IS COMPLETE. ONCE YOUR BACKGROUNG CHECK IS COMPLETE AND YOU ARE ON OUR BOOK WE WILL CALL YOU FOR WORK IMMEDIATELY!
    The Cracker Plant is hiring people and
    we will need approximately 300 to 400 electricians for future job calls at the site.
    Currently we have calls for every week through the end of October. You can sign our out of work list online through our website

    *LU-176 JOLIET, IL*

    WORK IS STILL GOOD AND CALLS INTO BOOK 2 REGULARLY. DRESDAN HAS A REFUEL OUTAGE COMING UP THE FIRST PART OF NOVEMBER. THE THE JACKSON GENERATION JOB IN ELWOOD IS ONGOING. KIEWIT HAS THE CPV POWERHOUSE NEAR MORRIS AND IS EXPECTED TO HIRE UNTIL THE END OF THE YEAR. CONTINENTAL HAS 3 SOLAR PROJECTS, THERE ARE SEVERAL WAREHOUSE PROJECTS WITH JAN & ABCO AND MEAD HAS BEEN TAKING MANPOWER & WILL BE BUSY THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR. EXXON MOBIL REFINERY HAS A TURNAROUND SCHEDULED FOR NEXT SPRINGS. 

    *LU-197 BLOOMINGTON, IL*

    WORK IS GOOD & ALMOST ALL CALLS INTO BOOK 2. RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE PLANT HAS HUGE PROJECT THAT IS GUTTED THE PLANT & PUTTING IN ALL NEW EQUIPMENT FROM CABLE TRAY, MED VOLTAGE TO CONVEYOR LINES . CONTI ELECTRIC HAS THE MED VOLTAGE & LARGE PORTIONS OF CABLE TRAY. CURRENTLY 30 WIREMEN ONSITE WITH MORE CALLS EXPECTED. KELSO-BURNETT & ZELLER ELECTRIC HAVE BEEN AWARED THE MAIN CONVEYOR LINE. ZELLER IS ANTICIPATING NEEDING 40 WIRMEN FOR THE PROJECT AND HIRING HAS STARTED. SLIFCO ELECTRIC FROM DETROIT AREA HAS BEEN AWARED SOME OF THE OTHER CONVEYOR WORK AND WILL NEED 10-20 WIREMEN WITH HIRING STARTING IN MID/LATE OCTOBER. THE MOST CONTRACTORS ON THE JOB SHOULD BE WORKING 6-10'S AT A MINIMUM & POSSIBLY 2 SHIFTS. TO SIGN THE BOOKS YOU CAN COME IN PERSON, HOWEVER , THEY ARE ACCEPTING BOOK SIGNING BY FAX - (309) 827-0197 ï»¿- FROM HOME LOCALS. GOOD BOOK TO SIGN!

    *LU-212 CINCINATTI, OH*

    LOCAL IS STILL BUSY. NEW FC CINCINNATI MAJOR LEAGUE SOCER STADIUM IS STILL ONGOING. JOB IS WORKING 4-10'S & 2 8'S WITH OVERTIME. THERE ARE ALSO MORE WORK AT DELTA SERVICES AT THE AMAZON SITE AT CVG AIRPORT. PROJECT WORKING 5-10'S AND EXPECTED TO NEED 30+ WIREMEN BY THE END OF OCTOBER. NEW BED TOWER AT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, STEADY WORK AT 3 POWERHOUSES IN THE JURISDICTION & MANY OTHER LARGE SCALE, LIGHT-HEAVY COMMERICAL PROJECTS WITHIN THE 13 COUNTIES. NUCOR STEEL IN GALLATIN COUNTY, KY HAS A $500 MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION BIDDING SOON AS WELL. GOOD BOOK TO SIGN. 

    *LU-725 TERRE HAUTE, IN*

    LOCAL IS BUSY! STEADY CALLS COMING IN FOR NEW HOSPITAL IN BLOOMINGTON, IN AS WELL AS OTHER PROJECTS AROUND BLOOMINGTON.  ONE OF THEM BEING CATALENT PHARMA PROJECT WHICH IS SUPPOSED TO BE PACKAGING THE COVID -19 VACINE WHEN APPROVED. MOST CALLS GOING TO THESE 2 PROJECTS. ALL THE BIG WORK AT MARATHON REFINERY HAS BEEN SCALED BACK AND/OR POSTPONED DUE TO ECONOMY/COVID. LOCAL DOES, HOWEVER, HAVE AN OPTIMISTIC WORK OUTLOOKFOR THE REST OF THE YEAR. GOOD BOOK TO SIGN IF IN THE AREA.

    *LU-855 MUNCIE, IN*

    WORK IS GOOD IN THE AREA. THERE IS A LOT OF 40 HR/WEEK CALLS RIGHT NOW WITH SOME OF THESE HAVING POSSIBLE OVERTIME. WORK IS MAINLY AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY IN MUNCIE. PROJECTS INCLUDE THE SCIENCE BUILDING AND A NEW DORM. HOSPITAL IN MUNCIE EXPECTED TO START AT THE 1ST OF THE YEAR. WIND FARM PROJECT NEAR LOSANTVILLE THAT IS CURRENTLY WORKING 5-10'S, BUT MAY GO TO 6-10'S SOON. THERE ARE 49 TURBINES ON THE PROJECT WITH  KIEWIT AS THE CONTRACTOR & IS PAYING AN ADDITIONAL $50/DAY. JOB SHOULD LAST UNTIL THE END OF NOVEMBER. CALL JOBLINE NIGHTLY.



     



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