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The IBEW Local 48 Business Office and Dispatch are operating as outlined in the Emergency Hiring Hall Rule Amendment dated March 23, 2020.

Please continue to check the COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES page on our website (click here to be redirected)  and follow our Local 48 Facebook page.

If you feel that you need in person assistance, please call 503-256-4848. Basic dues may be paid by phone, online or mail. The Local’s staff will continue to serve our membership via phone and e-mail during this difficult time. You can find all staff phone numbers and e-mails under the Leadership Tab of this website. 

David Radtke

  • Business Representative

David Radtke has been an IBEW member since 2006. Prior to this role, David has also served as Foreman, GF, Election Teller, Picnic Volunteer, and Starlight Parade Volunteer. Obviously, staying involved is a priority!

“My father worked as a union machinist for Freightliner, in Portland. I saw the value the union brought to our family and wanted to continue that when I started my own family.”

David loves to help new members join and loves to see them succeed and improve their lives. He continues to reach out to non union electricians and apprentices regularly to help them find success.

He can be found outside of work camping, fishing, and working on his property.

IBEW World Record Holder for: “Working with as many contractors as possible to get as much experience as I could!”

Phone Number: 

(503) 889-3677

Email Address: 

Cell Number: 

(971) 985-4821
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