What is a Boilermaker?
Boilermakers build, erect, repair, test and maintain all types of boilers, tanks and pressure vessels, and perform all types of structural and plate work on dust, air, gas, steam, oil, water, and other liquid-tight containers.
Boilermakers Union Local 146 provides industry leadership and is recognized as a world class union of the future. We are the preferred source of highly skilled, safe, reliable and productive trade’s people for owners and contractors. Our union is progressive and committed to leadership development and lifelong learning for its members. Local 146 exemplify “true brotherhood” through a fully informed, inclusive, and participative membership.
How do I know if I’m Boilermaker Material?
Being a Boilermaker is physically and mentally challenging and in order to be successful you should possess these qualities:
Strength and stamina
Tolerance for heights & confined spaces
Reliable and responsible
Enjoy working with tools
Noble work ethic
Good mechanical aptitude
Teamwork & good communication skills
Have a positive attitude
Boilermaker Union Benefits:
Excellent Health & Welfare Plan for Your Family with Full Dental and Medical Coverage
National Pension Plan
Safe Work Environments
World Class Training & Education Facility
that is free to our members such as:
“B” Pressure Training
TIG Training and Qualification
Vessel Layout and Fitting
Shop RiggingAsme Section IX
Construction Safety Training Systems
Confined Space Awareness