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Consumers Karn Fall 2015 Project Summary

A major boiler rebuild will be happening at the Consumers Energy Karn Plant in Essexville, MI starting October 31, 2015 for contractor AP Com.

A Craft Enrichment Plan is being offered for this project, including Commitment & Stay Bonus, and Milestone Awards.

Click here to learn more...


Boilermaker Code

The Boilermakers have embarked upon a historical endeavor to impact the attitude and conduct of every construction Boilermaker in North America.


Our collective focus is to educate our Boilermakers on how the consequences of inappropriate actions by a few, impact the future of our entire craft, and to provide every Boilermaker with a clear directional beacon in which to conduct themselves each and every day on our job sites.


Read more about the Boilermaker Code here...

Boilermakers Local 169 Welder Certification Testing has been scheduled for Monday, August 10, 2015 and Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the Training Center in Allen Park, MI.

To schedule an appointment, please contact B&G Processing at (586)477-1562.

Apprentices - you must have your area Business Agent's approval prior to scheduling an appointment.

Please contact the union hall if you have any questions or concerns.

Action Alert!

Please take a moment to read a very important message from the Michigan Building & Construction Trades Council regarding the attacks on the Prevailing Wage, as well as the new "Decline to Sign" campaign. 


2015 Boilermakers Local 169 Scholarship applications are now available. 

Please click here to download your application.


Applications are due back at the union hall by Friday, August 14, 2015.


Congratulations to Jonathon Nevedal, who placed second at the Great Lakes Area Apprentice of the Year Competition.

Jon will now go on to represent the Great Lakes Area at the National Apprentice Competition, which will be held in Rock Hill, SC at the end of August 2015.

Click here to see photos from the competition

The MOST Board of Trustees have amended the drug policy to included annual testing.  The new policy will take effect on August 31, 2015.  Anyone eligible for referral on the BDS who does not comply with the new policy by that date will move to the Ineligible List until a negative drug screen has been completed and received by the MOST office.

Click here to read the new MOST Drug Policy.

The following wage sheets are  available for download:


Wages effective January 1, 2014


Wages effective January 1, 2015


Boilermakers Local 169 now accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.


 Payments can be made at the hall or by calling the union hall. 

Monthly dues for 2015 are $42.95 per month.


Click here for more information


Boilermaker Store

The IBB Boilermaker Store is now open for business!

Click here to shop for 100% union-made IBB merchandise...


Climate Change Solutions

Climate Change Solutions is a website of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. Here, we track and analyze global developments in technology, industry and government policy that impact climate change mitigation.

We believe in an all-of-the-above approach to solving humanity’s energy needs, one that includes high-efficiency and low-carbon fossil fuel technologies.  Learn more...


The International has a new website - the Boilermaker Museum of Photography and Film.  Here you’ll find images and videos depicting our members, the work we do and the things we achieve. The site has been created for the enjoyment and information of our members and their families.


The museum includes many historical images from the Boilermaker archives as well as more contemporary photos of people and events. Browse at your leisure. Click on any image to see a larger version and background information. You can also watch professionally-produced, award-winning videos that tell the Boilermakers' story.


If you have questions or comments about the site, please contact the Boilermaker History Preservation Department or the Communications Department at 913-371-2640.

The latest edition of the Boilermaker Magazine is now available online. 

To read the magazine, click here or on the picture to the left.


Apprentice Advancement meetings were held throughout the state in Spring 2015.



Find out which Local 169 Apprentices become Journeymen effective May 1, 2015


Last Updated on:           Friday, July 31, 2015 02:48 PM     

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