Women and Minorities
Scope of Work - Assemble boilers, tanks, vats and pressure vessels according to blueprint specifications, using power tools and handtools. The duties of the boilermaker include welding, acetylene burning, riveting, caulking, rigging, fitting up, grounding, reaming and impact machine operating. Construction and repair of utility plants, chemical plants, automotive plants, refineries, paper and steel manufacturing facilities, ore processing and mine plants throughout the entire State of Michigan..
Working Conditions - Active and strenuous. Stand for prolonged periods. Indicate no fear of height or hazardous work, confined space work or work in the nuclear industry. Frequently work in dirty conditions on dirty equipment. Working indoors or outdoors.
Length of Program - 4 years.
Requirements - Require high school diploma or GED, and be a minimum of 18 years old. Also required are passage of an entrance exam, pre-physical evaluation and drug test.
Courses Required - Minimum of 600 hours classroom training in the following areas: Torch Cutting, Gouging, Gas Tungsten Arc, Gas Metal Arc, Plasma Arc, Submerged Arc, Bevel Tube, Tube Replacement, Rigging, Crane Set-Up and Block Reeving, Orbital Welding and Metal Plate Fitting.
Boilermakers Local 169 - Boilermakers Training Center
Michael Card, Administrator
1755 Fairlane Dr.
Allan Park, MI 48101
FAX (313) 584-8777
Michael Card, Career Opportunity Consultant-
Territories Covered: Entire state, except counties of Hillsdale, Lenawee and Monroe.
Great Lakes Area Boilermakers Apprenticeship Program
(GLABAP) @ Boilermakers Local 85
Tim Timmons, Local Coordinator (419) 666-9724
319 Glenwood Road
P.O. Box 95
Rossford , OH 43460
FAX (419) 666-1933