Contractors

When you hire Ironworkers Local 725, you get the most efficient, highest skilled and safest Ironworkers in Alberta.

Become a Partner

The right choice is simple

At Local 725 we are proud of the relationships we have built with our most valued partners, our signatory contractors. Our goals are the same, provide quality work and generate more jobs for the future. If our contractors are successful, then so are our members.

If you’re a contractor seeking more information about what Local 725 can offer, here are some of the benefits:

Reason No. 1

Hiring Hall

Local 725 is a skilled Labour on-demand organization. Our members are skilled and trained in every aspect of the trade, including reinforcing steel placing, structural steel erection, precast erection, curtain wall installation, metal buildings, rigging, post-tensioning just to name a few.

Reason No. 2

Certified Workforce

Ironworkers Local 725, along with the Alberta Ironworkers Apprenticeship and Training Department, provides contractors with versatile, work-ready Ironworkers and welders, ready to build your projects.

Reason No. 3

Apprentices

Ironworkers Local 725 can indenture our own apprentices, all of our apprentices come to site in full compliance with Alberta Industry Training Regulations. Our apprenticeship Department will take on the role of tracking skills progress, logging hours in each Blue Book, enrolment into technical training as well as tuition. Our contractors have 100 percent rehire of Apprentices.

Reason No. 4

Pension/Health & Welfare

As a signatory contractor, you can eliminate the headache and time spent to obtain healthcare and pension funds for your employees. Our collectively-bargained Health and Welfare and pension funds are overseen by a board of six Employer trustees and six Union trustees. Our plans ensure that your employees have quality health coverage and a pension to retire with dignity.

Course Date

Fall Protection

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of the training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Eliminating fall hazards
  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fall protection
  • Employer and worker responsibilities
  • Recent statistical information, workplace incidents, and the need for training
  • Methods of eliminating, analyzing, preventing, and controlling falls
  • Rescue and escape planning
  • Pre-use visual inspections
  • Reporting deficiencies
  • Impact forces
  • Fall clearance
  • Fall protection systems
  • Fall protection system components

Course Date

Elevated Work Platform (EWP)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Upon successful completion of the training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:
  • Eliminating fall hazards
  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fall protection
  • Employer and worker responsibilities
  • Recent statistical information, workplace incidents, and the need for training
  • Methods of eliminating, analyzing, preventing, and controlling falls
  • Rescue and escape planning
  • Pre-use visual inspections
  • Reporting deficiencies
  • Impact forces
  • Fall clearance
  • Fall protection systems
  • Fall protection system components

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE

  • A Valid Fall Protection ticket is required prior to attending this course.

Course Date

Telehandler/Rough Terrain Forklift

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Safety Regulations & Standards
  • Telehandler Fundamentals
  • Field Hazard Identification
  • Preventative Maintenance & Procedures (Pre-Operational Inspections)
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • Safe Operation
  • Principle of Balance & Stability
  • Proper Start Up & Shut Down Protocol
  • Operating on Slopes
  • Safe Load Handling & Techniques
  • Load Charts

August 45th, 2032

First Aid

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond
  • EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • First Aid for Respiratory & Cardiac Arrest
  • Head & Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle & Joint Injuries
  • Wound Care
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons

Ironworkers and Welders come to the job with:

  • Journeyman Certification
  • CWB certified Journeyman Welders
  • Trade-related safety training (first aid, fall protection, EWP, CSTS, WHIMIS, confined space and more)
  • Any specialized training specific to worksite requirements
  • All technical training
  • Constant Journeyman skill upgrading
  • All apprentices are indentured through Alberta Industry Training
  • CWB certified test centre: Testing every single month, with results the same day.

Partner Inquiry

Our Edge

Ironworkers Local 725 knows that relationships matter, that’s why Ironworkers Local 725 takes pride in the relations it builds and keeps with its contractors. We want to make our contractors more profitable and more competitive. We know that can only happen with the best-trained workforce that will get your projects done on time and budget. When you see the difference Ironworkers Local 725 labour makes, we know that relationships will be fostered on both ends.

Since 1950 Ironworkers Local 725 has trained some of the best Ironworkers, Rodbusters and Welders in Canada.

Our passion and dedication for providing a safety-driven product provides our contractors with the highest standards and quality, giving a boost to our employers reputation for Standards of Excellence.

STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE

These standards were adopted by our International Union and its Local Unions, and are a part of the pledge each Ironworker makes to the Local, the Contractor, and the Ironworker profession.

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