Applications for Construction Boilermaker Apprentice will be accepted by the Great Lakes Area Boilermakers Joint Apprenticeship Committee at the following locations, dates and times:

Boilermakers Local One Union Hall
2941 S. Archer Ave., Chicago

THE 3rd THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH
8:00 A.M. TO 10:00 A.M.

Upcoming dates:

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018

REQUIREMENTS:
~ COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G.E.D.
~ COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE
~ VOCATIONAL SCHOOL CERTIFICATIONS
~ WELDING CERTIFICATIONS

PLEASE NOTE:  COPIES CANNOT BE MADE AT THE HALL. PLEASE BRING COPIES THE BOILERMAKERS CAN KEEP.

Terms of the Apprenticeship: Boilermaker’s Local One Apprenticeship Program requires, at a minimum, the following every six months: completion of 6 written self-study lessons, On the job training modules and passing a written exam.

To graduate to journeyman boilermaker status, you must complete a minimum 6000 hours of on the job training and you must attend, participate, and complete a minimum of 150 hours per year of classroom instruction.

Boilermaker Apprentice Job Duties:

  1.   Loading and unloading materials.
  2.   Rigging materials for movement.
  3.   Directing crane operators.
  4.   Assembling/disassembling scaffolds and work platforms.
  5.   Changing crane booms
  6.   Inspecting and caring for rigging accessories and equipment.
  7.   Burning and gouging.
  8.   Removing and replacing pressured and non-pressure components.
  9.   Interpreting blueprints.
10.   Laying out components.
11.   Erecting support steel beams, columns, high/low pressure components.
12.   Knowledge of and utilize skills for various welding equipment and processes.
13.   Aligning and fitting components.
14.   Welding processes utilized: SMAW, FCAW, GTAW

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