5745 Big Tree Road (Rte 20A) | Orchard Park, NY 14127
Telephone: (716) 667-0861 | Fax: (716) 667-0864

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Business Manager: Dan DeCarlo Year Chartered: 1881
Local Membership: Approx. 250
Jurisdiction: Western New York Local #7

Job Description

Boilermakers fabricate, erect and maintain tubular and steel plate units for chemical and acid plant processing and storage equipment. They also fabricate and erect storage vessels, catcrackers, cokedrums and atmospheric and vacuum towers for oil refineries. In addition, they fabricate, erect and maintain boilers and storage vessels for nuclear and fossil fuel generating plants.

Work Scope

Highly-trained riggers, welders experienced in Tig, Mig, SMAW, & A.S.M.E. certified with orbital welding experience providing qualified boiler mechanics for boiler installation, repair and maintenance. Boilermakers are drug tested and O.S.H.A. Safety trained to insure a safe work environment.

Major Projects Associated With:

  • NRG fossil fuel power plants
  • Rochester Gas and Electric facilities
  • American REF-FUEL Project in Niagara Falls
  • Du Pont De Nemours E I & Co.
  • Occidental Chemical Corp.
  • New York State Power Authority
  • AES Somerset/Nox Emissions Reduction Project
  • Eastman Kodak Plant

Community and Charitable Involvement

  • Hearts for the Homeless
  • The United Way of Western New York
  • Camp Good Days and Special Times
  • The Buffalo City Mission
  • Friends of Night People
  • The Helping Hands Foundation
  • The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.

Union Message

“For more than 120 years, Boilermakers Local 7 has provided the specialized skills that has assisted its clients throughout Western, Central and the Southern Tier of New York State in meeting their power and maintenance needs.”
– F. Patrick Lyons, Business Manager

Union Message

“Better Living Through a Union Environment”

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