Congratulations to our most recent graduate apprentices: Mayra Garcia, Johnny Blackmon, & Tyler Blazina. It is noteworthy to mention that Ms. Mayra Garcia is our first woman graduate apprentice since 2006!

Local 549 was proud to support Tradewomen Build Nations Inc., during thier October 2019 convention in Minneapolis, MN. The boilermakers that were in attendance were:  Angel Greer, Kimberly Romby, Marissa Collins, & Rennae Ross.

To assist brothers and sisters unable to attend normal shop hours, the union shop will be open for evening usage every Tues/Wed/Thurs till 9pm.

The union shop will also be open on the fourth Saturday of every month from 8am till 3pm.
Note: With the exception of days where their are extreme temperatures. It is always wise to call the hall beforehand to confirm.

Apprenticeship Training Cycle (Winter of 2019):  


2nd & 3rd week of December

2nd & 3rd week of January
2nd & 4th week of February

 This is a mandatory class to whomever is scheduled to attend.
Lunch is not provided.


Common Arc Testing, February 18th, 19th & 20th, 2020 

Hours are from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. for both the 18th & 19th. 7 a.m. till noon, on the 20th.

*NOTE: The week prior to the Common Arc Testing will prove challenging for any last minute practice! Don't wait until the last minute! Welder's shall be responsible for their personal items and tools, i.e.: sturdy work boots, long-sleeved shirt, gloves, safety glasses, welding lenses, welding hood, files, chipping hammer, & etc.

While access to some of these items are available here at the hall, it is suggested that you do not make the assumption that access is a given. Come prepared.

Refinery Safety Orientation (RSO): 

No classes are currently scheduled.

Classes start promptly at 7 a.m. Don't be Late! 
If interested in, or in need of this class, please contact the hall and have yourself added to the list.
A minimum of 12 members is needed to host a class.
Lunch is provided.

Supplemental Rigging Training classes are scheduled for the following dates:

No classes are currently scheduled.

If interested, or if you have any questions, call and have your name added to the list.
Classes start promptly at 8 a.m. Don't be Late!
Lunch is provided.