Remember to keep your dues receipt current. Only members in good standing are allowed to sign the out of work books. Dues should be paid by the 1st of every month. It is your responsibility to make sure your dues are paid on time. Please don't wait until the last minute to pay your dues; allow enough time for your receipt/ticket to be mailed to you. Dues for 2020 will be $55.54 per month.
Local 84 has statewide jurisdiction in Georgia except the following counties: Catoosa, Dade, Fannin, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Walker, and Whitfield. Those counties fall under the jurisdiction of Local 175.
Make sure you are registered on ERTS (Electronic Reciprocal Transfer System) if you plan to travel and work out of any other Local Union's jurisdiction.
Outside members should verify that their beneficiaries for their different polices (health, annuity, etc.) are updated as changes are needed due to marriage or divorce. Remember; whatever form you have on file is where your benefits will go in the event of an unexpected accident. To help you in this process, we have listed the numbers below that you can call for new forms, or to verify who you have listed as the beneficiary.
IBEW Pension Office - 202-728-6206
LINECO - 1-800-323-7268
IBEW Journeyman Lineman Test Qualifications
• Must live in Local 84 jurisdiction (proper county listed on driver’s license)
• Must hold a class A commercial driver’s license. *If a class B, and all other qualifications are met, you may test BUT may find difficulty obtaining work.
• Proof of 3 ½ years in the trade OR proof of 7,500 hours and have worked in the trade for a period of 1 year in the last 3 ½ years
- Check stubs, W-2’s or letters from employers with hours listed will be accepted
• Proof of Journeyman classification/wages OR completion of IBEW approved apprenticeship with an EMC, CO-OP, or Power Company
If passing grade is obtained, you can immediately join and sign the books for employment.
If a passing grade is not obtained, you can retest after 30 days at our discretion.
*MUST SUBMIT THIS PROOF BEFORE APPOINTMENT CAN BE SCHEDULED TO TEST.
Please send via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org OR via fax: 770-801-5390
In order to join IBEW Local 84 the following requirements must be met:
*Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
*Must present a valid Georgia driver’s license and live in our jurisdiction. Our jurisdiction encompasses all of Georgia except the following counties: Catoosa, Dade, Fannin, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Walker, and Whitfield. If you live in one of the aforementioned counties you will need to contact Local 175 to join.
All Equipment Operators and Journeymen
Must make an appointment with Mark Spivey 770-801-5352 extension 306.
Please call during office hours.
Walk-ins will NOT be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS
*Must present applicable certifications as required per classification.
*Testing for classification may be required.
All Groundmen (Non CDL Holders)
Email a copy of your driver’s license front and back along with your phone number to email@example.com
All Truck Operators (Class A CDL Holders)
Email a copy of your class A commercial driver's license front and back and up-to-date medical card along with your phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please call extension 303 for information on book signing.
* Initiation fee due at time of application.
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