Canadian Boilermaker Travel Cards
Getting Work Through Lodge 146:
Step 1: Find out what jobs are available
- Job Line updated nightly (at approx 6:00pm MST)
- Job Line viewable on website by clicking on View Callout
- Jobs that indicate: OPEN TO: Members or Travel Cards or OPEN TO: All are available for bidding
Step 2: Write down Job Numbers that interest you
Step 3: Post-In to the 146 Travel Card List
- Dial 780-451-5992 (press 1 and then 3)
- Only call between 10:00 – 11:00 am MST
- Must have your Trade Ticket Information, phone number and email address ready to give to Lodge 146 Administrative Assistants – also be ready to provide the job numbers you are interested in!
Step 4: Dispatch
- Dispatching for Travel Cards begins at 11:00 am MST till 3:00 pm MST*
- If you are NOT called it is because the jobs are filled or the Dispatch Department ran out of time
Step 5: If you are not called
- Return to Step 1 after 6:00 pm MST
* in some cases the Dispatch Department may continue to call until 9:00 or 10:00 pm depending on the workload and job start urgency.
All jobs in Alberta require Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) and most jobs require Pre-access Drug & Alcohol testing or RSAP. Both CSTS and D&A testing can be done at various locations across Canada.
Travel Card Apprentices: Before you are dispatched through Lodge 146, be proactive and provide a letter from your home lodges Training Coordinator indicating your legal apprentice classification.
Caution! Any inconsistency from what an apprentice discloses to dispatch and what is sent from their Training Coordinator, will be considered falsification of level and that travel card apprentice will not be eligible for dispatch from lodge 146 until they can provide a Red Seal Certification in their trade. Know what level you are!