UNITY - PROGRESS - PROTECTION

UNITY - PROGRESS - PROTECTION

UNITY - PROGRESS - PROTECTION

UNITY - PROGRESS - PROTECTION

UNITY - PROGRESS - PROTECTION

UNITY - PROGRESS - PROTECTION

WELCOME TO THE BOILERMAKERS LODGE 359

APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAINING

General Foreman118%$62.34
Foreman113%$59.70
Journeyman100%$52.83
APPRENTICE
Level 5 - 5th 1000 Hours90%$47.55
Level 4 - 4th 1000 Hours83%$43.85
Level 3 - 3rd 1000 Hours75%$39.62
Level 2 - 2nd 1000 Hours69%$36.45
Level 1 - 1st 1000 Hours63%$33.28
Pre Apprentice55%$29.06
Rates Effective April 28/24

 

About the Boilermakers

The Boilermakers Lodge 359 provide highly skilled, safe, and reliable tradespeople for owners and contractors in the industrial construction sector. Our Union is forward thinking and committed to leadership development and skills training for its members. The Boilermakers Lodge 359 provide a true brotherhood environment through a well-founded, all embracing, and participative membership.

Boilermakers Lodge 359 can set you on your path to a great career in the steel trades. Our members work under the safest conditions with complete Union representation and protection. Join this world class brotherhood of highly skilled professional Rigger’s, Fitter’s and Welder’s who earn top wages and benefits through collective bargaining.

Scope of the Boilermaker Occupation

A Journeyperson Boilermaker is a tradesperson who must possess the full range of knowledge, abilities and skills required to fabricate, construct, install, assemble, erect, demolish, repair and maintain a wide variety of vessels, tanks towers, boilers, hoists and other structures, ancillary equipment and fixtures made of steel, other metals, fiberglass and other materials.

The broad scope of the boilermaker trade includes the construction and maintenance activities performed in the field and in industrial and commercial plants such as:

  • Cement Plants
  • Fertilizer plants
  • Water treatment facilities
  • Breweries
  • Sawmills
  • Iron and Steel production facilities
  • Steam Generation plants
  • Electric power generation (thermal, nuclear, hydro) plants
  • Gas turbines
  • Refineries (oil, chemical)
  • Shipbuilding and repair docks
  • Pulp and paper mills
  • Wind and fusion sites
Boilermaker Apprenticeship

Boilermaker work demands a high degree of technical skill, constant attention to safety, a dedication to excellence, a willingness to study and complete on-the-job training and an ability to travel from job site to job site to maintain employment.

Today’s field construction Boilermaker Apprentice is involved in more than just the construction of boilers. Apprentices are a vital part of construction project teams that erect pressure vessel assemblies and fabricate metal plate. You could be involved in the installation of a giant superheater section in a large utility boiler, the erection of a 200,000 barrel water storage tank, the replacement of a nuclear power plant reactor dome or construction of components at a hydroelectric power station.

What do Boilermaker Apprentices do on the Job?
  • Loading & unloading materials
  • Rigging materials for movement
  • Directing crane operations
  • Assembling and disassembling scaffolds and platforms
  • Changing crane booms
  • Inspecting and caring for rigging accessories and equipment
  • Burning, gouging and welding
  • Removing and replacing tubes
  • Interpreting blueprints
  • Laying out components
  • Erecting support steel beams and columns
  • Using various welding machines
  • Aligning and fitting components
Indentured Apprenticeship

The Boilermakers Lodge 359 Apprenticeship Program consists of 23 weeks in class full-time training culminating in the Boilermaker Entry Level Certificate with a minimum of 70% in both theory and practical.

The Boilermaker Apprentice must successfully complete 4 600 hours of field assignments monitored by the Coordinator under direction of the Boilermaker ATAC.

Upon successful completion of the field assignments and technical training, the Lodge 359 Boilermaker Apprentice will be scheduled to write the Inter-provincial Red Seal Examination and upon successful completion, they are eligible to change to a full Qualified Boilermaker status.

 

 

JOB READY DISPATCH IS FOR CONSTRUCTION MEMBERS ONLY.

REIMBURSEMENT IS FOR BOTH ACTIVE AND RETIRED FIELD CONSTRUCTION MEMBERS.

QUANTITATIVE FIT TESTS SHOULD BE COMPLETED ON BOTH THE NORTH AND 3M HALF AND FULL FACE MASKS.

THE NORTH MASKS ARE THE 7600 AND THE 7700. THE 3M MASKS ARE THE 6000 AND 6500.

WORKSAFE BC CONFINED SPACE
NAME OF COMPANYLOCATIONPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE
August Safety TrainingPort Moody1-604-469-3770augustsafety.ca
Pacific Rim SafetySurrey1-866-330-7233pacificrimsafety.ca
Valhalla SafetyNelson1-877-220-4073valhallasafety.com
ORCA Health & SafetyNanaimo, Victoria, Quesnel1-250-751-4295orcasafety.ca
All Pro SafetyKamloops1-250-258-2297allprosafety.ca
Fusion Safety Okanagan1-780-235-6500fusionsafety.com
Safety Training OkanaganOkanagan1-250-258-3255safetytraining.ca
Safe-T Core Prince George1-250-561-7277 safetcore.ca
WORKSAFE BC FALL ARREST
NAME OF COMPANYLOCATIONPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE
August Safety TrainingPort Moody1-604-469-3770augustsafety.ca
Pacific Rim SafetySurrey1-866-330-7233pacificrimsafety.ca
Valhalla SafetyNelson1-877-220-4073valhallasafety.com
St. John AmbulancePrince George1-250-561-1696 sja.ca
ORCA Health & SafetyNanaimo, Victoria, Quesnel1-250-751-4295orcasafety.ca
All Pro SafetyKamloops1-250-258-2297allprosafety.ca
Fusion Safety Okanagan1-780-235-6500fusionsafety.com
Safety Training Okanagan Okanagan1-250-258-3255safetytraining.ca
Safe-T CorePrince George1-250-561-7277 safetcore.ca/
CSTS-09 OR CSTS 2020
NAME OF COMPANYLOCATIONPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE
BCCSAOnline Training1-604-636-3675bccsa.ca
ACSAOnline Training1-780-453-3311youracsa.ca
QUANTITATIVE OR QUALITATIVE FIT TEST
North Full Face & Half Mask + 3M Full Face & Half Mask.
North Models 7600 & 7700. 3M Models 6000 & 6500.
NAME OF COMPANYLOCATIONPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE
Irwin’s Industrial SafetyKelowna1-778-753-6540irwinsafety.com
GN Safety Supplies *MUST BRING YOUR OWN MASKS*Richmond1-604-276-1110gnsafetysupplies.ca
Pacific Rim SafetySurrey1-866-330-7233pacificrimsafety.ca
SUREHIREFt. St. John1-866-944-4473surehire.com
ORCA Health & SafetyNanaimo, Victoria, Quesnel1-250-751-4295orcasafety.ca
Irwin’s Industrial SafetyPrince George1-250-624-8353irwinsafety.com
Connect Hearing Industrial DivisionVictoria1-250-413-2141connecthearing.ca
Trowelex Rentals and Sales *MUST BRING YOUR OWN MASK*Castlegar1-250-365-3315trowelx.com
Power Safety Solutions Osoyoos1-778-888-6954 powersafety.ca
Safe-T Core Training & Testing *MUST BRING YOUR OWN MASKS*Prince George
1-250-561-7277safetcore.ca
Quesnel Safety SolutionsQuesnel 1-250-255-8976 quesnelsafety.com
Unlimited Medical ServicesWilliams Lake1-250-392-9300unlimitedmedical.com
Primal Safety Inc Trail1-250-304-8483
All Pro SafetyKamloops1-250-258-2297allprosafety.ca
Fusion Safety Okanagan1-780-235-6500fusionsafety.com
ONLINE TRAINING - WORKSAFE BC CONFINED SPACE
NAME OF COMPANYLOCATIONPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE
Energy Safety Canadaenergysafetycanada.com
ONLINE TRAINING - WORKSAFE BC FALL ARREST
NAME OF COMPANYLOCATIONPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE
Worksite Safety Complianceworksitesafety.ca
HEARING TEST FACILITIES
BOILERMAKERS LODGE 359 CODE CU7234
NAME OF COMPANYLOCATIONPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE
A.A. Audio LabCoquitlam1-604-941-6276aaaaudiolab.com
Adamar EnterprisesFt. St. John1-250-262-0102adamarenterprises.ca
A.I.M Services NetworkDelta1-604-587-5334
Barta Industrial HearingCampbell River1-778-346-0668tohear.ca/
Baseline Industrial Hearing TestChilliwack1-604-701-9196
Community Hearing CareQuesnel1-236-424-3000
Diversified Occupational HealthDawson Creek1-250-219-4180
Imade Safety ConsultingFt. St. John1-250-329-5953
It's All About HealthDawson Creek1-250-784-3996
Kitamaat Valley Educational Society Kitimat1-250-639-9199
LMC Occupational TestingPrince George1-250-563-0171lmctesting.ca/
MC Rehabilitation & WellnessFt. St John1-250-787-0780
Nanaimo Hearing ClinicNanaimo1-250-585-4100
NexGen HearingCourtenay Nanaimo & Port Alberni1-888-898-3350hearinglife.ca
Northwest Hearing ServicesFt. St. John1-250-785-8535
Reliable Mobile Hearing TestSurrey1-604-596-8414reliablehearing.com
Safe-T CorePrince George1-250-561-7277
SureHire Occupational TestingBurnaby1-866-944-4473surehire.com
Surrey Hearing GuildfordSurrey1-778-565-4327surreyhearingcare.com