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BOILERMAKER HELPER PROGRAM

Boilermakers - Local 128, Aecon and Ontario Power Generation have partnered to develop a Boilermaker Helper Program to support work on the Darlington Refurbishment Project with Ontario Power Generation.



ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Helper program is being developed for individuals without Boilermaker qualifications who are interested in performing short-term, physically demanding work on a major nuclear project at the Darlington site.


This is an opportunity to work directly on OPG’s site, in the vault, at a competitive rate while gaining real exposure to working in the field. This labour-intensive work will include exposure to permissibly high levels of radiation. All radiological workers receive extensive training and are only subject to exposures within Federal guidelines and policies.



WHAT IS OFFERED?

  • Onsite training

  • Experience working alongside trained Journeypersons

  • OPG Site experience

  • Being part of a team on a large-scale construction project



ELIGIBILITY

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Safety first attitude

  • Adhere to OPG and Aecon’s safety standards, covid protocols and core values

  • Excellent attendance and adherence to work a rotating shift schedule

  • Ability to successfully pass training

  • Valid driver’s license or access to transportation to work at Darlington

  • Physical strength and stamina

  • Ability to work at heights

  • Foster a collaborative and positive work atmosphere


Apply directly at apply@ibblocal128.org with an attached resume highlighting your interest in the Boilermaker Helper position.


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APPLICATION PERIOD

Open now until March 31, 2022

Apply by submitting your resume to apply@ibblocal128.org



SELECTION COMMITTEE INTERVIEW

April 1, 2022 – April 22, 2022

Approved candidates will be contacted for an interview with the selection committee.



NUCLEAR SECURITY CLEARANCE

April 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022

Successful candidates will be required to complete a nuclear security clearance (including police background check).



TEMPORARY WORK PLACEMENT

Training Begins: July 2022. Anticipated 4 month duration of work

Selected candidates will be added to a list for dispatch to a temporary work opportunity with Aecon, who is performing critical work on the Darlington Refurbishment Project. Boilermaker Helpers will be required to complete all paid orientations, training and evaluations deemed necessary by Aecon. When a Helper is no longer required as per schedule, demand, or due to reaching their individual permissible radiological exposure limit, they will receive a layoff without the expectation of any additional employment.



Benefits to being a Boilermaker Helper:

  • No Boilermaker qualifications needed

  • Competitive Rate of $32.81/Hour

  • Health Care spending account and pension account contributions

  • Nuclear Security Clearance

  • Experience working with trained Boilermakers

  • Safety Training and Skills Training


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Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services (ACESS)

Contact: Dan Garrow, Employment Officer

Phone: (613) 575-2626

Email: dgarrow@acessjobs.ca

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