Training

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 second Saturday of every month from 7am till 5pm.
Note: During the weeks of Christmas and New Years, the late night shop hours will NOT be in affect.


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.


Supplemental Rigging Training classes are scheduled for the following dates:

January 22nd- 24th, 2020

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.


Code Training:

February 5th & 6th, 2020
April 7th & 8th, 2020
June 10th & 11th, 2020
August 12th & 13th, 2020
October 7th & 8th, 2020

This is a 1 day class, each date mentioned is a class in itself.
Classes start promptly at 8am.
Lunch will be provided.


Field Leadership:

February 26-27, 2020
April 22-23, 2020
June 24-25, 2020
August 26-27, 2020
October 21-22, 2020

This is a 2 day class.
Lunch will be served.
Class will be started at 8am sharp.


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.


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