Scope of Work

Assemble boilers, tanks, vats and pressure vessels according to blueprint specifications, using power tools and handtools. The duties of the boilermaker include welding, acetylene burning, riveting, caulking, rigging, fitting up, grounding, reaming and impact machine operating. Construction and repair of utility plants, chemical plants, automotive plants, refineries, paper and steel manufacturing facilities, ore processing and mine plants throughout the entire State of Michigan..

Working Conditions

Active and strenuous. Stand for prolonged periods. Indicate no fear of height or hazardous work, confined space work or work in the nuclear industry.  Frequently work in dirty conditions on dirty equipment. Working indoors or outdoors.


Boilermakers Local 169 - Boilermakers Training Center

Michael Card, Administrator

1755 Fairlane Dr.

Allan Park, MI 48101

(313) 584-8520

FAX (313) 584-8777

Michael Card, Career Opportunity Consultant-

(313) 584-8520

Territories Covered:  Entire state, except counties of Hillsdale, Lenawee and Monroe.


Great Lakes Area Boilermakers Apprenticeship Program

(GLABAP) @ Boilermakers Local 85

Tim Timmons, Local Coordinator (419) 666-9724

319 Glenwood Road

P.O. Box 95

Rossford , OH 43460

(419) 666-7761

FAX (419) 666-1933

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