Building Tradesman April 6, 2018

 

April’s union meeting will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:30pm, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing, MI.  48911

 

May’s union meeting will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:30pm, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing, MI.  48911

 

The Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 Scholarship applications will be available at all three union offices April 2, 2018.  Members may also call Joni at 517-784-1106 if they would like the applications mailed to them or have questions regarding the application process.

 

Industrial Rigging Class: Begins April 2, 2018 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm (approx. 6 weeks)

 

Signalperson Class: Begins April 9, 2018 at 4:30 – 8:30 pm, Monday & Thursday’s (approx. 4 weeks)

 

Weld Classes Battle Creek:  Monday and Thursdays beginning March 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm, location of weld class - 405 Hill Brady Road, Battle Creek, MI. 49037 for 8-10 weeks.  $25.00 fee

 

Weld Classes Jackson:  Tuesday and Thursdays beginning April 3, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 10 weeks $25.00 fee

 

Weld Classes Lansing:  Tuesday and Thursdays Classes beginning March 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm – 10 weeks $25.00 fee.

 

Weld Testing for UA Certs will be held on the second Tuesday of every month at 4:00 pm located at the Lansing Training Center.

 

Med-Gas Certification and Recertification Class will be scheduled once we have a minimum of 8 members signed up.

 

ASSE Backflow Certification: Will be scheduled once a minimum of 10 members have signed up. 

 

Please check the ua333.org website regarding the dates and times for all scheduled classes being offered, or call Diana/Trent at the Training Center at 517.323.0333

 

Our Local UA Training Website page has been updated. The Training Center has many classes to offer with and without a charge, please go online and sign up for classes The classes are as follows: SCAFFOLD AND ARIEL LIFT, CONFINED SPACE AND TESTING/MONITORING HAZARDOUS GASSES, JOURNEYMAN PLUMBING PREP CLASS, BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS AND HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM, RIGGING, DOWNHILL WELD CLASS, PIPEFITTING LAYOUT CLASS, TUBE BENDING, LEAD AND ASBETOS TRAINING, CROSS CONNECTION, MED-GAS CERTIFICATION, FIRST AID AND CPR, ASSE CROSS CONNECTION (40 HOURS), ASSE CONVERSION FROM MICHIGAN (24 HOURS), ASBESTOS LEAD/BLOOD BORNE PATHOGEN’S, INSTRUCTION FUNDAMENTALS, OSHA 10, OSHA 30, EPRI INDUSTRIAL RIGGING CERTIFICATION, CSD1(HVAC), FOREMAN QUALIFICATION CLASS, WELD CLASSES TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS at 4 PM.

 

ATTENTION:  Effective April 16, 2018, members who do not have a current drug test on file will not be eligible for sub pay.  Please contact your respective hall to make sure your drug test is current.

 

ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY SCHEDULE:

Battle Creek:  April 14, 2018 meeting at 9am at the same spot the Quality Inn Parking lot located at 11081 E. Michigan Ave., Battle Creek. Todd Scarbrough will be the contact person (616) 893-5354.

Jackson:  April 14, 2018 volunteers are meeting at the Jackson Hall 3101 Allied Industrial Dr. Jackson, 49014. Please contact Judd VanCoppenolle (517) 260-2119, or Ron Altenberger (517) 206-7174

Lansing: April 14, 2018 volunteers will meet at 8am at the Lansing Training Center, 16180 National Parkway, Lansing, MI.  48906.  Please call Ian Behringer to sign up.  (517) 993-7199

 

We have new short sleeve and long sleeve tees available.  Short sleeve $20, long sleeve tees $25 and the new hoodies are $40. 

 

Sincere condolences to Lansing member Corey Barrett on the death of his brother Charley Barrett who passed away March 21, 2018

 

Deepest sympathy to Lansing member Cory Brown whose mother Sandra Kaye Brown passed away March 4, 2018.

 

Our thoughts and prayers to Al Nequette on the loss of his mother Carol Ann Nequette, who passed away March 15, 2018.

 

Deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our Lansing member David Eckman who passed away March 27, 2018. Dave was a member of Local 333 for 49 years. Our thoughts and prayer are with his family.

 

Our deepest sympathy goes to Dawn Bauer, the wife of our Lansing member Jason Bauer, who passed away March 27, 2018 at the age of 38.  Local 333 wishes to extend our thoughts and prayers to Jason’s family and friends.  We are so very sorry for your loss.

 

Congratulations to our Battle Creek members Richard Frantz, and Gordon Ruthruff who became Life Members, March 12, 2018. Thank you for your years of dedication and service to Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333.