IW in Hamilton
Local 736 covers the Hamilton, Niagara Peninsula, Kitchener-Waterloo and Bruce Peninsula areas of Ontario. It represents more than 1,300 members, about two-thirds of whom are structural ironworkers or welders.
The Local's primary work involves the automobile manufacturing, steel and power generation industries, as well as small manufacturing, commercial and public infrastructure construction.
Demand from employers is described as 'adequate', nevertheless some of its members are working out of province on travel cards.
The Local prides itself on its training quality, encouraging all its apprentices to work toward their Red Seal. They know that the higher the quality of work they give the employer, the great opportunity there will be for more work in the future.
Their training facility at Ancaster has 12 welding bays, a full time apprenticeship instructor and a welding instructor. Journeyman upgrading and safety programs are offered at convenient evening/weekend times.
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