Local 128 News

Boilermakers Wanted in Ontario

Local 128 needs qualified Boilermakers, welders and metal fabricators to help meet anticipated demand for our trade in Ontario over the next five years and beyond.

If you have your Red Seal qualifications, we have work for you. Even if you don’t have your Red Seal, we can provide the training that will help you get it. And if you want to start a great career in the skilled trades as a Boilermaker apprentice, we can help with that as well.

Please call the Local 128 office at (905) 332-0128 or by email at info@ibblocal128.org.

2018 Annual Kids Christmas Party

Sunday, December 2, 2018
11:00am – 2:00pm

Burlington Union Hall
1035 Sutton Drive
Burlington, ON L7L 5Z8

Official Announcement (PDF)
Registration Form (PDF)

Please complete the registration form and return to the Burlington office NO LATER than November 20, 2018.

Purchase Tickets Online

You may be contacted to finish the registration process Thank you.


Ticket Type
When purchasing “Kids Tickets”, please enter the name/age/gender of all children attending in the text boxes below:

Child 1 (ie. Lisa/8/Female)
Child 2 (ie. Lisa/8/Female)
Child 3 (ie. Lisa/8/Female)
Child 4 (ie. Lisa/8/Female)




Burlington Weld Shop Advisory

Please be advised that the Burlington Weld Shop will be closed from Thursday, September 20th to Tuesday, October 2nd.

Labour Day Parade Information

See below for Labour Day parade information for Toronto, Hamilton, Port Elgin, Sarnia and Kingston.

Labour Day Parade Information (PDF)

Nuclear Qualified (NQ) Boilermaker

To read a letter from Business Manager Roy Grills regarding the Standardized Task Evaluations (STEs) Program and becoming a Nuclear Qualified (NQ) Boilermaker, please login to the National Members Only website and see the August 16th announcement under the “Local News” tab.

Information Regarding the Mandatory CORE Training

For important information regarding the mandatory CORE Training, please login to the National Members Only website and see the August 16th announcement under the “Local News” tab. Included is information you will require to update your WHMIS and FIT Test.

Confined Space, FIT Testing & Working at Heights – August 15 & 16

Burlington Union Hall

Confined Space Training
Wednesday August 15th @ 8:30 am (FIT testing to follow)

Working at Heights (WAH)
Thursday August 16th @ 8:30 am

To register please contact Ed Wall: (905) 332-0128 or ewall@ibblocal128.org

Confined Space, FIT Testing & Working at Heights – August 8 & 9

Burlington Union Hall

Confined Space Training
Wednesday August 8th @ 8:30 am

FIT Testing
Wednesday August 8th (Following Confined Space Training)
This requires pre-registration and a theory portion to be completed online through Initiafy. You will be contacted once you register. If you have an email address, please provide it when you register.

Working at Heights (WAH)
Thursday August 9th @ 8:30 am

To register please contact Matt Mootrey at the Burlington Hall: (905) 332-0128 ext. 221 or mmootrey@ibblocal128.org

Working at Heights – July 19

Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 8:30AM
Burlington Union Hall

Registration is required!

To register, contact Apprenticeship & Training: (905) 332-8109 or jayne@ibblocal128.org

Currently Accepting Resumes

The Boilermakers Apprenticeship and Training Trusts for Local 128 is looking for an Apprenticeship and Training Coordinator.

See job description here: Training Coordinators Job Description (PDF)

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please apply to the Selection Committee as outlined below.

Applications will be accepted via email at: apply@boilermaker.ca and should include a cover letter and resume outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position.

Deadline for applications is Friday, August 3, 2018.

All applications will be considered confidential. The Selection Committee reserves the right to contact only those applicants that meet the criteria outlined.