New Dispatch Office
Inside Dispatch Procedure HERE
Sound/Commmunication Dispatch Procedure HERE
The dispatch office has been closed due the "Shelter in Place" order in San Francisco. We are temporarily converting to a remote/online dispatch service while the "shelter in place" is active. Please review all processes below to complete your request.
If there are any questions, please send questions to the dispatcher at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following will address processes for services with the Dispatch office:
1. Sign In: Click Here to complete the out of work list form:
(incomplete forms will be void)
New applicants who have never signed the books before:
Must fill out the form above and enter submit button, then email the dispatcher with a image copy of a current written dues receipt, an image copy of your current stamped travel letter, and print and send back a complete authorization form.
New NonMember Sound and Communications Applicants must provide proof of one year of experience in the trade to sign the out of work list. Please contact the Dispatcher via email address above for eligibility requirements.
To update contact info, please email that updated info to the dispatcher email above.
2. Manpower Requests: Employers are to download the Manpower Request form HERE and submit to the dispatcher by 2pm (Monday through Friday).
Due to the increased number of requests for manpower, it is recommended that if a contractor is looking for manpower on a specific date, all new requests be submitted 2 days before the request start date to ensure requests are filled timely. This is a temporary situation to work while under a shelter in place order in San Francisco.
Example: 2 JW on Monday May 18, 2020: A request get put online Thursday May 14, 2020, Friday May 15, 2020, roll call at 8am dispatches new hires for a 7am start on Monday May 18, 2020.
3. Monthly Resign: will be through the new online form, fax, email, or postal service as outlined in the dispatch procedure for April 2020, please use online form here. Resign Form is active every month between midnight of the 10th through 5pm on the 16th.
Resign requests sent to any other email other than email@example.com will be rejected
4. Roll Call: will be performed via phone dispatch.
Starting at 8am, the dispatcher will start calling book I, II, III, IV in numerical order. When the call is filled, a dispatch will be emailed to the accepting applicant(s) and they will report the next day according to the call request.
Job Calls (if requested) will come in and be posted on the secure website (Member Home Page) by 3pm Monday through Friday. You MUST register for access to the website to see job calls and out of work lists.
Effective 3PM PST, Friday, May 22, 2020, all applicants on the out of work list must fill out an “Online JOB BID form” daily prior to start of Roll Call the next day. The Online JOB BID Form is valid from 4:30pm after the "out of work list" is updated until 7am day of Roll Call. If you are interested in being called for a job, fill out this form between the stated hours. The Dispatcher will process those requests between 7am-8am and start calling the lowest number on the books at 8am sharp.
Make sure your phone contact info is current. If needed, send updates to the dispatcher. The outcome of any roll call will be posted as usual after roll call.
Update: July 14, 2021:
Effective Monday August 16, 2021
The "turndown" policy (three strikes) will be reinstated for the Local 6 Inside Wireman Dispatch Office.
The following is the procedure being reinstated per IBEW Local 6 Dispatching Procedures #5:
"Registrants will be allowed two Turndowns* without penalty and will be removed from the book for a third Turndown." *
* Turndowns- (Daily) When one or more job calls reach the applicant's position on the out of work list and the call is not accepted, applicant present or not, will receive only one Turndown. Short calls, specialty work, emergency calls and shift calls are not inclusive.
ALL EXISTING STRIKES PRIOR TO THE SHELTER IN PLACE (COVID) WILL BE ACTIVE AGAIN, PLEASE CHECK YOUR STRIKES.
Page Last Updated: Jul 14, 2021 (14:22:19)