IBEW Local 602

Dispatch Rules:

All applicants must sign the day book in person or call in to receive a call


Amarillo, Lubbock, & Midland

OFFICE HOURS ARE FROM 8:00 A.M. -- 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday (Please call to make sure someone is in the Lubbock or Midland office.

  1. No one shall be allowed to sign their proper book without confirmation of termination

               from their last employer.

2. All calls for manpower shall be offered to the people signed to the available-for-work-list.

               All calls for a given day shall be posted on the recorder and web page that evening. To find the

               listing of calls, if there are any, call the recorder number in Amarillo (806) 376 4143 or

               (806) 376-9945 Ext. 7 or look on the web site (www.ibew602.org) under Jobs between 5:00pm

               and 8:00am.

  1. It will be the responsibility of the member to call the Amarillo Hall at (806) 376-9945 / (806) 376-4143

               or the Lubbock Hall at (806) 744-4062 or the Midland Hall at (432) 563-0581 between the hours of 8:30am

               and 9:30am the next morning, leave your name and telephone number and which calls you would like with the

               dispatcher (you must talk with the Dispatcher in person) and your name will be marked down on the Day

               Book. To find out if you received the call, call back immediately after 9:30am (if busy continue to call back

                till you get through). If you are the low person on the Book and you do not call back immediately

                after 9:30am or if you claim the call and do not pick up your referral by 9:30am the next day, unless

                arrangements have been made with the Business Manager, your name will be removed from


  1. Being unavailable for referral when work would have been offered to the registrant shall be

               considered a turndown; rejection of the applicant by the employer is not a turn down. Calls

               outside the individuals' geographic jurisdiction will not be considered a turn down.

  1. Registrants will be allowed two turndowns without penalty and will be rolled completely off

               the books for a third turn down, unless employed by a signatory employer outside your home

               local's jurisdiction. You must re-register in person after being rolled off.

6. The Business Manager is responsible to fill calls in a timely manner as needed by the employers.

             This means in an emergency, referrals may have to be made outside normal hours using whatever

             means are available to fill calls and place registrants.

7. Sign-in and re-sign procedure. Your original sign-in has to be made in person during business hours

            (8:00am to 5:00pm), Monday through Friday at 200 S. Fannin in Amarillo or 405-50th Street in

             Lubbock, or 10021 Liberator Lane in Midland. You can resign by mail, it must be postmarked no later

             than the 15th of each month and mailed to the Union Hall at one of the address above to retain your

             place on the Book. You may also resign by e-mail to ddowns@ibew602.org or mray@ibew602.org, or

             slittle@ibew602.org. Be sure to include your name, card number and date when re-signing between the

            10th and the 16th of each month. You may also call the Hall during normal business hours or leave a

            message on the night-line between the 10th and the 16th of each month..

            Failure to send in your re-sign postmarked by the 15th of the month or to re-sign by e-mail or by phone

            between the 10th and 16th of the month will result in your name being removed from the

             AVAILABLE-FOR-WORK-LIST. The AVAILABLE-FOR-WORK-LIST will be purged the

             Monday following the 16th of each month.

Short Calls

             A short call will last no more than 14 (fourteen) calendar days. The calls will be offered by the

             same procedures as a regular call. You will not lose your place on the Regular Call Book if you

             take a Short-Call. The Business Manager may extend a Short-Call at his discretion.