NATURE OF THE TRADE:

The Boilermaker’s work includes repairing, fabricating, and assembling boilers, tanks, vats, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and similar vessels made of 1/8th inch of metal plate or larger.

Boilermakers assemble and erect prefabricated parts and fittings at construction sites where the boilers or other pressure vessels are to be used after installation is completed. We make all necessary tests to check for defects. They also do repair work in the field. A variety of tools are used when assembling and erecting steel plate units at a building construction site.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

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    At least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong Math and Reading Skills
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Successfully pass a Drug Screen

APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING:

Four (4) year apprenticeship
Boilermakers participate in an apprenticeship-training program before becoming a Journey- worker. The apprenticeship is four years or 6,000 hours, where the apprentice receives on-the-job training and classroom instruction. Classroom topics include blueprint reading, shop mathematics, and welding. In addition, the apprentice is required to attend 4 one- week classes (annually) held in Kansas City, MO. (Rooms and travel are paid by the Hall, for apprenticeship classes). Apprentices attend classes for 8 hours each day, for 5 days.

APPRENTICE WAGES:

An apprentice’s starting wage package will be 70% of the Journey-worker wage package, with incremental increases throughout the apprenticeship. Apprentices receive benefits such as Health Insurance, Annuity and Pension.

APPLICATIONS:

Applications are online SAJAC.org and accepted Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the union hall in Kansas City or at the Newton location.

Boilermakers Local #83

1110 N 11th Ave E, Newton, IA 50208
Phone: (641) 275-9539

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  • Apcompower/GE
  • Associated Mechanical Inc
  • Atlantic Plant Maintenance
  • Azco Inc
  • Babcock & Wilcox Construction
  • Bechtel Construction
  • Boldt Company
  • Bowen Engineering Corp
  • Brand Energy Services
  • CBI Services Inc
  • Construction & Turnaround SVCS
  • Day & Zimmerman NPS
  • Enerfab Midwest (Foley Company)
  • Frank Lill & Son, Inc
  • Frenzelit North America, Inc
  • Gem Inc
  • Graycor Industrial
  • Hayes Mechanical
  • Jamar Company
  • Kiewit Industrial Co
  • Locke Equipment Sales Co Inc
  • MC Industrial
  • Madison Industrial Services Team
  • Miller Industrial Steam Inc
  • Moorhead Machinery
  • Multicraft Installation Services Inc
  • Naes Power Contractors
  • National Steel Erection
  • Nooter Construction Company
  • Piping & Equipment Co Inc
  • Plibrico Heartland
  • Power Maintenance & Constructors
  • Ragan Mechanical
  • Rand Construction Co
  • Sterett Crane
  • Sterling Boiler & Mechanical
  • Team Industrial Services
  • URS Energy & Construction
  • Welding Services Inc
  • Wolf Construction

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