Local Lodge No. 237 accepts Apprenticeship Applications on an ongoing basis.
Applications are distributed ONLY on the THIRD TUESDAY of EVERY MONTH from 9:00 AM to 12:00 NOON.
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To become a journeyman Boilermaker you must complete a minimum 6,000-hour apprenticeship program of on-the-job training, typically taking four years.
Applicants that have welding experience or training will have priority selection over those with no welding qualifications or training.
Applicants must provide WRITTEN PROOF (certifications, diplomas, official documents, etc.) of welding qualifications and or training if applicable. Applicants who obtain written welding certifications at any time after their Application has been submitted are instructed to immediately mail or fax such qualifications to the NE Area office.
The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers is one of 15 trades participating in Helmets to Hardhats – a program which helps veterans transition from military service to the civilian work force by connecting them with direct entry career opportunities in the construction trades.
Fore more information, please visit the NEAAC’s website.
On a quarterly basis only (January, April, July, October), all new Applications are reviewed and processed by the NE Area office.
Utilizing a random selection process supervised by an independent and impartial party, these new applicants will be combined into the Local Lodge’s existing Apprenticeship List. Applicants remain on the Random Selection Apprenticeship List for a period of two (2) years. After the two-year period, all Applicants who have not been offered employment must completely reapply to our Program.
The Boilermaker National Joint Apprenticeship Program was established to promote efficient and high quality Field Construction by skilled craftsmen in the Boilermaker trade.
The 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 United States.
Boilermaker work demands a high degree of technical skill and knowledge; 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.