Boilermakers Northeast Area Apprenticeship Program provides an opportunity for a person to work through self-studies and on-the-job training, while participating in classroom instruction at Local training centers throughout the Northeast region of the US.
The Northeast Area Apprenticeship Committee accepts online Applications for Field Construction Boilermaker Apprenticeship positions continuously. When applying online, applicants must upload copies of their:
o Certified Welding Tests
o Welding Class Certificate from Vocational/Technical Schools
o DD214 Report (ONLY for Military Veterans)
Please do not attempt to apply without all the required documentation outlined above – our online application system will NOT accept applications without ALL required documentation.
Please be aware, after online application submission:
1. The NE Area office will review and process applications ONLY once a quarter.
2. Once a quarter, utilizing a random selection process, new applicants are combined into each Local/Zone’s existing list.
3. Applicants remain on lists for a period of two years. After two years, all applicants who have not been offered employment must completely reapply.
The MOST Program (Mobilization, Optimization, Stabilization and Training) was designed to increase the skill level of Boilermakers and provide value to the Owners and Contractors who employ them. Since it's inception, MOST has resulted in a 90% reduction in OSHA recorded injuries. The 17 programs that comprise MOST were developed and designed specifically for the Boilermakers trade and are categorized in one of four dedicated components based on their intent.
The Boilermakers Local 154 LEAP Committee conducts programs to ensure that members and their families are informed on legislative issues that relate to the union, are registered to vote, and vote in all elections. At the same time, working to defeat anti-labor initiatives. The LEAP Committee endorses the introduction and passage of legislation that will benefit working Americans and their families. The Local 154 LEAP Committee is appointed by the Business Manager.
The Common Arc Welder Performance Qualification Program gives our Boilermaker Employers access to pre-certified welders in compliance with the A.S.M.E. Section 1X Welding Code.
Common Arc updates are conducted on the first Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. If the welding school is closed, call the hall for the alternate date.