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This is your dispatch for Wednesday July 23rd, 2014. Members please call (780) 482-0720 between 8:00 and 8:30am. Travel cards and probationary members call in between 10:00am and 10:30am. CSTS-09, OSSA Safety Certified, Pre-access testing and AB Trade Equivalency certification is required. If these job postings do not have a current date, please refer to our Job Line / Recording at 780-482-1637 in Edmonton or 780-791-5866 in Ft. McMurray.

   Any United States Journeyman Ironworkers, Journeyman Welders or Journeyman Rodman who are interested in working through our Local please do not call the Local as we are just collecting names via email. You must forward a resume, copies of your trade tickets (qualifications), FBI clearance check and you must also carry a valid passport and not have a criminal record (including impaired driving charges). Please send to For further details please refer to the “Foreign Workers” link under Working in Alberta.           




·         Work opportunities in the Greater Vancouver area, please contact Local 97 if interested


·         Local 720 just completed a Workface Planning training course. For any contractors looking to employ Workface Planners, please contact dispatch at the hall


·         The Local 720 Show & Shine will be on Saturday, August 23rd


·         Please note that scholarship applications are now available online


·         For all post-ins if you do not hear back from dispatch by 2:00pm then you have not been given the job.


·         KBR @ Conoco Phillips Surmont 1 Update: All personal belongings and tools on the Conoco Surmont site have been gathered and delivered to the KBR warehouse in Edmonton.  For those living outside of Edmonton, their belongings will be couriered. There will be no further opportunities to access the site.  

·         If members have any additional suggestions to contribute in regards to the Collective Agreement bargaining, please send them to or fax them to 780-482-0874. This includes any structural, commercial and reinforcing concerns.


·         The Local 720 office will now be answering phone calls during the lunch hour (12pm-1pm)



§  Name hires:

o    Journeyman Welder Thomas Hawco @ Ace Industrial

o    Journeyman Ironworker Ryan Stang @ Empire Iron as Foreman

o    Journeyman Ironworker Chris Bradeen @ KBR

o    Journeyman Ironworker Trevor Werenka @ PCL

o    Journeyman Ironworker Michael Rodrigues @ Waiward as Foreman



Edmonton Area:

·         A&H Steel @ Joffre Req: 1 Jry Rodmen for 2 wks+, 5 – 10s schedule. Sub. of $120/day provided. Industrial rate. Starts: ASAP


·         AGF Alberta Rebar @ Edm Area Req: 2 Jry Rodmen for 2 wks+, 4 – 10s+ schedule. Commercial agreement. Starts: ASAP


·         Acadia Rebar @ Gibbons Req: 3 Jry or experienced App Rodmen for 2 wks+, 6 – 10s+ schedule. Own transportation req’d. Commercial agreement and industrial rate. Starts: ASAP


·         Allied @ Heathfield Substation Req: 2 Jry Rodmen for 1 month+, 4 – 10s+ schedule. Own transportation req’d, commercial agreement. Starts: ASAP


·         Harris Rebar @ Edm Area Req: 3 Jry Rodmen for 2 wks+, 5 – 8s schedule. Commercial agreement, industrial rate. Starts: ASAP


·         Supreme @ Acheson Mod Yard Req: One 2nd or 3rd year apprentice IW for 2 wks+, 5-10’s schedule. Collective Agreement. Open managed site. Starts: July 28th.


Fort McMurray Area:

·         Ace Industrial @ Town Shop Req: 2 Jry welder/fitters for 1 mth+. 4-10’s+ schedule. No camp and no sub. provided. Starts ASAP.

·         Clearwater @ Syncrude Req: 2 Jry IW’s and 2 Jry Welders for 3 days+, 10 hrs+ per shift. Camp provided. GPC Agreement. Starts July 29th.

·         Clearwater @ Syncrude Req: 2 Jry IW’s and 2 Jry welders for 3 days+, 10 hrs+ per shift. Night shift only. Camp provided. GPC Agreement. Starts July 29th.


·         KBR @ Syncrude FFT Req: 3 Jry IWs for 2 wks+, 14 & 7 schedule. Camp provided and Collective Agreement. One to start ASAP and 2 for the 29th.


·         PCL @ Conoco Phillips Surmont 2 Req: 3 Jry IW riggers for 2 wks+, 14 & 7 schedule. Camp provided and flights from Edmonton and Calgary only. Heavy lifting, climbing, connecting, bolt & torque without use of AWP. PLA Agreement. Starts: ASAP and August 5th


·         Waiward @ CNRL Req: 4 Jry IW’s for 2 wks+, 14 & 7 schedule. Camp provided and flights from Edmonton and Calgary only. HCML Agreement. Starts ASAP