Building Tradesman Article

December 13, 2019

December’s union meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Lansing Hall, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing, MI. 48911. Dinner will be served at 6pm.

January’s union meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Lansing Hall., 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing, MI. 48911 at 7:30pm.

If you’re interested in taking any classes please sign up at or call Trent or Diana at 517-323-0333.

PLEASE NOTE FOR ALL CERTIFICATIONS: Per the UA, as of January 2019, all Braze and Weld Certifications shall be updated within 120 days of their expiration date, or you will lose your certifications. Check the date(s) of your Certifications, if they have expired please contact Diana at 517.323.0333. Though we send out everyone’s continuities to be renewed; between contractors, changes in addresses and the Post Office, there is plenty of room for error. Ultimately it is the member’s responsibility to make sure their certification(s) are current and updated.

Weld Test (Second Tuesday of the Month) Weld Test are scheduled each month. (Unless lack of participants)

If your Med-Gas Installer is going to expire within the next few months please sign up on our website to take the renewal class.

Lansing Board of Water & Light Powerhouse: All members must have their 18 MUST modules and a current drug test on file to get on site. Please call your Business Agent if you need assistance.

RETIREE’S BREAKFAST. Second Thursday of every month. Breakfast will be at the Napoleon Café, 6816 Brooklyn Rd, Jackson, MI 49201. Breakfast is at 10am. Lansing, Jackson and Battle Creek retirees are invited. Please join in on a great time to reminisce and catch up with old friends.

Foreman: Any journey member interested in Foreman opportunities please call your Business Agent. We have plenty of opportunities available.

Local 333 would like to take this time to reflect and congratulate the members of this local.

We would like to thank all the members who took time out of their busy schedules to help with the Adopt-A-Highway program this year. We received phone call from the general public telling us how much they appreciate each and every one of you that cleaned up the highways.

Congratulations to the following members that have become a Life Member of Local 333 in 2019: Clare Butler, Donald White, Ralph Kridner, Gary Schrauben, James Shepherd, Patrick Stefanick Sr., Larry Vinson, Thomas Sidman, Ronald Berkshire, Robert Merillat, Michael VanCoppenolle, James Washburn,

Delbert Fausey, Thomas Catey, Terry O’Connell, Robert Wolford, Danny Thompson, Bruce Ballard, Gary Towne, Ronald Altenberger, and Robert Burns.

We would like to congratulate the following members who became Journeymen in 2019. Andy Brown,

Tyler Cwiek, Max Godinez, Nick Gunthorpe, Josh Maltby, Matt Picketts, Matt Polen, Nick Tenbrink, and Adam Lusby.

Our heartfelt condolences to all of our members and their families who has lost a loved one this year; and to reflect on the members that the Local has lost this year. Joe Berry, Richard Cowles, Carlos Craft, Lynn Gunthorpe, Larry Haggart, Jack Marfio, Steve Miller, Lynn Morgan, E.C Rider, Clayton Ries, Archie Schoonover, Thomas Shulick, Billy Siger, Billy Tucker, Charles Watt, Thomas West.

A huge thank you to the members who donated to this year’s St. Vincent Children’s Christmas Party. It was a huge success. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

With the new year upon us; take time to look at the Local 333 website and sign up for classes.

Local 333 Officers and Staff would like to wish all of our members a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.