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IBEW Local 649

4051 Humbert Road Alton, IL 62002


Since 1909, IBEW local 649 has met the electrical needs of the Riverbend area of Southern Illinois.  Our well trained and highly skilled members set the standard for electrical construction and maintenance in the industrial, commercial, utility power distribution and residential industries.  IBEW Local 649 is the leader in the telecommunication, sign installation and green energy fields.  Local 649 sets the standard for continuous education for our members as our field grows in this increasingly green and technologically changing industry.  Please enjoy your visit to our website.

IBEW Officers

IBEW, Local Union 649

Business Manager/ Financial Secretary



Terry L. Shewmake

Alan Uzzell

Alan Rubenstein

Assistant Business Manager

Vice President



John Francis

R. Tim Wieckhorst

Recording Secretary

Steve Naylor




Jeff Forbes

Sean Gregory




Rick L. Kessinger

Pete L. Dochwat

Ron G. Miller




Daniel Daine

Paul Hawkins

Jeff Heflin




M. Tim Wense

Steve Roth






Robert Yancey

Greg Kamp

Travis Lee


David Wiseman


Resign Procedure

IBEW Local Union 649
Alton, IL
Effective November 21, 2013

In order to alleviate the economic hardship of traveling brothers and sisters, and to maintain a fair system of referrals, IBEW LOCAL UNION 649 has implemented optional resign procedures.

To Sign or Resign the Out of Work List in Person

  1. Sign-in times are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  2. You must resign in person between the 10th and 16th of each month.

To Resign or Resign the Out of Work List by Fax

Maximum of Eleven Resigns by FAX allowed. Every twelfth resign must be in person.

  1. Fax original slip given to you at initial sign-in.
  2. Fax resigns will be accepted between the 10th and 16th of each month.
  3. Fax must be sent to IBEW LOCAL UNION 649 at 618-462-1653 only.

To Resign Online

Maximum of Eleven Resigns allowed Online via website.  Every twelfth resign must be in person.

  1. Online resign must be sent through our website at
  2. Click on "Resign the Out of Work List".
  3. Fill out name, card number, original sign date, local union number, page number and key phrase.
  4. Online resign must be received between the 10th and 16th of each month.

To Resign by Mail

Maximum of Eleven Resigns by Mail Allowed. Every Twelfth Resign must be in person.

  1. Mail resigns must be by Registered Mail, sent to the Local 649 offices located at 3945 Humbert Road, Alton, IL 62002.
  2. Resign request must be accompanied by the prospective employees name, classification, original sign date and page number on the Local 649 out-of-work list.
  3. Resign request will be accepted between the 10th and 16th of each month.                       

Any deviations from these rules and you will not be resigned and will lose your place on the book. 

Short Call Procedure

A short call consists of employment no longer than fourteen (14) calendar days.

If your resign date falls during a short call, a fax or phone call from an agent of your home local union where you are employed is requested. Upon completion of the short call, resign (either in person or by fax) is required.

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IBEW Contractors

Electrical Contractors

Camp Electric

3133 Washington Ave.
Alton, IL 62002
Office: 618-462-9287
Fax: 618-462-9793

Contact Person: Tom Brown

Edwards Electric

6201 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
Office: 618-466-8973
Cell: 618-972-5264
Fax: 618-466-8994

Contact Person: Mark Edwards

J.F. Electric Inc.

100 Lakefront Parkway
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Office: 618-797-5353
Toll Free: 800-339-8373
Fax: 618-797-5354

Contact Person: Larry Noble

Pointer Electric

P.O. Box 119
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Office: 618-498-2333
Fax: 618-498-7844

Contact Person: Eric Pointer

Bickle Electric Contracting

28 Mechanical Drive
East Alton, IL 62024
Office: 618-550-4499

Contact Person: Rob Bickle

Trico Electric Contracting

409 McGill Street
Jerseyville, IL 62025
Office: 618-498-9313
Cell: 618-223-9613
Fax: 618-498-9314

Contact Person: Aaron Fitzgerald

Wegman Electric

P.O. Box 438
East Alton, IL 62024
Office: 618-258-1130
Fax: 618-258-1134

Contact Person: Mark Kratschmer

24 Hour Service No. 618-797-5353

Prime Utility Service

6104 Wenzel Rd.
Alton, IL  62002
Office:  618-550-4499

Contact Person: John Narup

Green Energy Contractor

D&R Energy Services

4131 Alby
Alton, IL 62002
Office: 618-465-3900
Fax: 618-465-5607


Communication Contractors

A2Z and D Cabling Inc.

12720 Wood Trail
Elsah, IL  62028
Office: 618-374-9822
Cell: 618-741-9169
Fax: 618-374-9820

Contact Person: Andy Zibrida

Phone Masters

523 N. Old St. Louis Road
Wood River, IL 62095
Office: 618-254-7330
Toll free: 1-800-246-9040
Fax: 618-251-2737

24 Hour Service No. 618-254-7330

J.F. Electric Inc.

100 Lakefront Parkway
P.O. Box 570
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Office: 618-797-5353
Toll free: 1-800-339-8373
Fax: 618-797-5354

Contact Person: Bill Moseley

24 Hour Service No. 618-797-5353

Wegman Electric

P.O. Box 438
East Alton, IL  62024
Office:  618-258-1130
Fax:  618-258-1134

Contact Person:  Mark Kratschmer

24 Hour Service No. 618-258-1130

Sign & Parking Lot Lighting Contractors

Eberhart Sign & Lighting

104 First Avenue
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Office No. 618-656-7256
Contact Person:  Sue Schmidt

DeMond Lighting & Sign

93 Betty Lane
O'Fallon, IL  62269
Toll Free 1-800-323-7260
Office No. 618-624-7260
Fax No. 618-624-8240

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