• Boilermakers 154 Local
  • Boilermakers 154 Local
  • Boilermakers 154 Local


Northeast Area Apprecticeship Program

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International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 154
1221 Banksville Road, Pittsburgh PA 15216
(412)343-3072 (Union Hall)
(412)343-5662 (Apprenticeship Office)

Applications are given every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 9am-noon. Applicants must appear in person at the Boilermakers Local 154 Union Hall, must be 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID.

The selection process will be intent to hire. Selection will be made according to the manpower needs within our geographical jurisdiction of Local 154, twenty-four (24) counties in Western Pennsylvania, two (2) counties in Ohio and two (2) counties in West Virginia.

The counties covered within our Local jurisdiction, in the State of Pennsylvania, are as follows:

• Allegheny Clarion Lawrence
• Armstrong Clearfield McKean
• Beaver Elk Mercer
• Bedford Fayette Somerset
• Blair Forest Venango
• Butler Greene Warren
• Cambria Indiana Washington
• Cameron Jefferson Westmoreland

The counties covered within our Local jurisdiction in the State of Ohio, are as follows:

• Columbiana
• Jefferson

The counties covered within our Local jurisdiction in the State of West Virginia, are as follows:

• Brooke
• Hancock

• Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
• A certified drug test will be required before indenturement into the Program, at the Program's expense.
• Applicant must be citizen of the United States (or legal alien).
• Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED (Submitted with Application).

This is a training opportunity; the Northeast Area Apprenticeship Program, Boilermakers Local Lodge 154, or its trustees do not and cannot guarantee full employment. Employment, when available, will be through the respective Collective Bargaining Agreements.

The Northeast Area Apprenticeship Program and the Boilermakers Local 154 Apprenticeship Program operates on a non-discriminatory basis as outlined under the Equal Employment Law – Executive Order No. 11246, Chapter 30, Title 29, and the American's with Disabilities Act, Public Law 101-336, and under the Program's affirmative action plan. Female and minority applicants are urged to apply.


Are you looking for a challenging career? Boilermaking may be exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Boilermakers Local 154 offers apprenticeship and trainee programs with the goal of providing the industry with workers who are qualified in all phases of our trade. Our apprenticeship program ensures that all graduates are highly skilled, highly qualified boilermakers who are ready to make an immediate, positive contribution to any crew and job where they are contracted.


The program combines 6,000 hours of on-the-job training as an apprentice over the course of four years with classroom and self-study courses. Welder training is another key piece of the apprenticeship program, and our state-of-the-art facility will help you develop the welding skills and confidence you need for the future.

Apprentices are also required to pass performance-based training in order to advance. Our mandatory welding school is designed to provide apprentices instruction in all methods and types of welding. Our students are transformed into welders who are ready to handle any job from our signatory employers.

The Apprenticeship Classroom is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.

The Welding School is open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Apprentice Information
Lessons and Work Reports are due monthly.
Completion of 18 O.J.T. modules is required before graduation.
If an apprentice has any questions, please call the classroom @ 412-343-5662.