Boilermaker

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Boilermakers National Joint Apprenticeship Board
Industries
O*Net Code
47-2011.00
Rapids Code
0040
Req. Hours
17800
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

7 skill sets | 29 total skills | 17800 total hours
Care and Maintenance of Tools and Equipment - 400 req. hrs
Learning names of Tools and Equipment
100 hrs
Learning the use of Tools and Equipment
100 hrs
Care and Maintenance
100 hrs
Handing out tools and inventory
100 hrs
Rigging and Bull Gang - 4400 req. hrs
Unloading and Handling
1000 hrs
Use of Hoisting Equipment: Come-along/Chain falls/Erection and dismantling derricks and cranes/Working with derricks and cranes/Use of signals and safety
1000 hrs
Use of Tackle: Block and tackle/Chokers, cables and slings/Proper use of knots and splicing/Proper use of clamps/Safety
1000 hrs
Moving Pieces: Rollers/Levers/Use of tackle, come-along and chain falls/Safety
1000 hrs
General Erection - 7400 req. hrs
Steele Erection in our jurisdiction: Designating location of members/Raising in place/Use of spud-wrench, bull, and drift-pins, wedges, clips, and saddles/Alignment/Use of level, plumb, tape and rule
1000 hrs
Connecting: Drilling, reaming, chipping, caulking and grinding/Bolting up/Welding (tack)/Riveting
1000 hrs
Setting Drums and Headers: Use of hoisting equipment and tackle/Use of water level, plumb, and measuring devices
1000 hrs
Tube Installations - 9800 req. hrs
Entering: Use of come-along and entering devices/Lipping
400 hrs
Setting and Aligning: Use of spacers/Use of strong backs
400 hrs
Getting Proper Stock: Signals (sound and light)/Come-along/Piece of stock/Boiler code
400 hrs
Rolling: Use of erectors’ guides, or proper selection of the following: Expanders, rollers, pins, and mandrels
400 hrs
Use of rolling machines: Pneumatic, electric and ratchet/Lubricants
400 hrs
Testing: Visual/Water (Use of hydrostatic pump)/Air/Use of gauges
400 hrs
Use of prints - 10800 req. hrs
Locating parts and unloading
200 hrs
Moving parts to job location
200 hrs
Parts to be hoisted into position
200 hrs
Use of benchmark
200 hrs
Symbols
200 hrs
Layout - 11800 req. hrs
Use of precision measuring devices
200 hrs
Marketing for correction, re-cutting and fitting
200 hrs
Directing, cutting, and fitting of parts
200 hrs
Geometric measuring of parts, tube holes, etc.
200 hrs
Working with foreman
200 hrs
Welding and Cutting - 17800 req. hrs
Any and all forms of electric welding: Proper adjustment machines/Application and use of electrodes on all metals, ferrous and non-ferrous/Metal spraying and hard facing
3000 hrs
Acetylene: Proper adjustment, gauges and torch/Selection of tips/Handling of torch and application/Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
3000 hrs

Technical Instruction

Rigging and Boilermaker Safety
Protective Clothing
# | 12 hrs
Safety with Lifting Equipment
# | 12 hrs
Safety with Ladders and Staging
# | 12 hrs
Safety with Tools
# | 12 hrs
Fire Preventions and Control
# | 12 hrs
Applied Math I
The Language of Math
# | 12 hrs
Counting
# | 12 hrs
Place Value
# | 12 hrs
Addition and Subtraction
# | 12 hrs
Multiplication and Division
# | 12 hrs
Multiples and Factors
# | 12 hrs
Negative Factors
# | 12 hrs
Other Number Concepts
# | 12 hrs
Operating with Signed Numbers
# | 12 hrs
Axioms and Laws
# | 12 hrs
Applied Math II
Fractions
# | 12 hrs
Types of Fractions
# | 12 hrs
Operations with Fractions
# | 12 hrs
Decimal Fractions
# | 12 hrs
Equivalent Decimals
# | 12 hrs
Operation with Decimals
# | 12 hrs
Applied Math III
Proportion
# | 12 hrs
Percentage
# | 12 hrs
Changing a Percent to a Decimal
# | 12 hrs
The Three Percentage Cases
# | 12 hrs
Fractural Percent’s
# | 12 hrs
Calculating with Approximate Numbers
# | 12 hrs
Prime Numbers
# | 12 hrs
Exponents and Radicals
# | 12 hrs
Applied Math IV
Basics of Algebra
# | 12 hrs
Multiplication
# | 12 hrs
Division
# | 12 hrs
Basics of Plane Geometry
# | 12 hrs
Basics of Solid Geometry
# | 12 hrs
Triangulation (Trigonometry)
# | 12 hrs
Applied Math V
Measuring
# | 12 hrs
Review of Decimals
# | 12 hrs
Angular Measurements
# | 12 hrs
Formulas and Equations in Review
# | 12 hrs
Signs of Operations
# | 12 hrs
Graphs
# | 12 hrs
Applied Metric Math
Math Aids
# | 12 hrs
Metrics (SI) in the United States
# | 12 hrs
Advantage of Metrics
# | 12 hrs
Metric (SI) Conversions
# | 12 hrs
Metrics (SI) in Shop or Field
# | 12 hrs
Metrics for the Boilermakers/Welder
# | 12 hrs
The Transition Period and the Future of Metrics
# | 12 hrs
Rigging: Basic Principles
Basic Rigging Concepts
# | 12 hrs
Simple Tools
# | 12 hrs
Rigging: Ropes
Wire Rope
# | 12 hrs
Fiber Rope
# | 12 hrs
Chains
# | 12 hrs
Rigging: Tools
Slings
# | 12 hrs
Rigging Hardware
# | 12 hrs
Reeving
# | 12 hrs
Hoists and Winches
# | 12 hrs
Skids, Rollers, Jacks and Cribbing
# | 12 hrs
Ladders and Scaffolding
# | 12 hrs
Rigging: Cranes and Other Lifting Equipment
Mobile Cranes
# | 12 hrs
Tower Cranes
# | 12 hrs
Monorails and Underhung Cranes
# | 12 hrs
Derricks
# | 12 hrs
Hoists
# | 12 hrs
Overhead Cranes
# | 12 hrs
Helicopter Cranes
# | 12 hrs
Rigging: Equalizing and Distributing Loads
Distributing Weight to the Rigging
# | 12 hrs
Basic Methods of Equalizing and Distributing Loads
# | 12 hrs
Strength and Stability During Operation
# | 12 hrs
Mechanical Drawing: Tools and Lettering
Equipment Lesson 2-1
# | 12 hrs
Drafting Materials
# | 12 hrs
Basic Techniques of Drafting
# | 12 hrs
Lettering
# | 12 hrs
Styles of Lettering
# | 12 hrs
Characteristics of Good Lettering
# | 12 hrs
Tools of Lettering
# | 12 hrs
Mechanical Drawing: Geometric Construction
Methods of Bisecting a Straight Line
# | 12 hrs
Bisecting an Arc
# | 12 hrs
Drawing Perpendicular Lines
# | 12 hrs
Drawing a Parallel Line to Another Given Line
# | 12 hrs
Methods of Dividing a Line into Equal Parts
# | 12 hrs
Drawing and Bisecting an Angle
# | 12 hrs
Trisecting an Acute Angle
# | 12 hrs
Finding the Center of a Circle
# | 12 hrs
Bisecting an Angle with an Inaccessible Vertex
# | 12 hrs
Constructing a Triangle Given its Three Sides
# | 12 hrs
Polygon Construction Tangency
# | 12 hrs
Constructing Tangent Lines and Arcs
# | 12 hrs
Geometric Solids
# | 12 hrs
Mechanical Drawing: Orthographic
Theory of Projection and Drawings
# | 12 hrs
Theory of Orthographic Projection
# | 12 hrs
Multi-View Line Projection
# | 12 hrs
Surface Projection
# | 12 hrs
Line Description
# | 12 hrs
Orthographic Drawing Techniques
# | 12 hrs
Projecting the Views on Paper
# | 12 hrs
Sections
# | 12 hrs
Reading Orthographic Drawings
# | 12 hrs
Conventional Procedures on Orthographic Drawings
# | 12 hrs
Accepted Violations of True Projection
# | 12 hrs
Treatment of Unimportant Intersections
# | 12 hrs
Aligned Views
# | 12 hrs
Conventional Procedure for Radially Arranged Features
# | 12 hrs
Representations of Fillets and Rounds
# | 12 hrs
Conventional Breaks
# | 12 hrs
Conventional Method of Alternative Positions
# | 12 hrs
Conventional Representation
# | 12 hrs
The Orthographic Drawing Plate
# | 12 hrs
Mechanical Drawing: Isometric and Oblique
Pictorial Drawing
# | 12 hrs
Isometric Projection
# | 12 hrs
Isometric Drawing
# | 12 hrs
Oblique Projection
# | 12 hrs
Oblique Drawings
# | 12 hrs
Mechanical Drawing: Dimensioning
Theory of Dimensioning
# | 12 hrs
The Language of Dimensioning
# | 12 hrs
Units of Measurement Used in Dimensioning
# | 12 hrs
Standard Dimensioning Practices
# | 12 hrs
Dimensioning Application
# | 12 hrs
Dimensioning Special views
# | 12 hrs
Limit Dimensioning
# | 12 hrs
Welding Symbols
# | 12 hrs
Mechanical Drawing: Field Sketching
Sketching Materials
# | 12 hrs
Sketching Guidelines
# | 12 hrs
Beginning Line Exercises
# | 12 hrs
Multi View Orthographic Sketches
# | 12 hrs
Orthographic Projection for Sketching
# | 12 hrs
Pictorial Sketching
# | 12 hrs
Oblique Sketching
# | 12 hrs
Perspective Sketching
# | 12 hrs
Layout Procedures and Techniques
Hammers, Sledges and Mauls
# | 12 hrs
Struck or Hammered Tools
# | 12 hrs
Cutting Hand Tools
# | 12 hrs
Taps and Dies
# | 12 hrs
Screwdrivers
# | 12 hrs
Holding Tools
# | 12 hrs
Miscellaneous Hand Tools
# | 12 hrs
Boilermaker Hand Tools
Layout Tools
# | 12 hrs
Layout Work
# | 12 hrs
Boilermaker Power Tools
Electric Powered Tools
# | 12 hrs
Air (Pneumatic Tools)
# | 12 hrs
Tube Tools and Their Functions
# | 12 hrs
Construction Materials I
Basic Construction Material
# | 12 hrs
Metal Production
# | 12 hrs
Metal Processing Methods
# | 12 hrs
Construction Materials II
Mechanical Properties
# | 12 hrs
Chemical Properties of Metal
# | 12 hrs
Physical Properties of Metals
# | 12 hrs
Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics
# | 12 hrs
Blueprint Reading: Structural
Structural Steel
# | 12 hrs
Structural Drawings
# | 12 hrs
Drawing Structural Steel Shapes
# | 12 hrs
Connectors
# | 12 hrs
Connections
# | 12 hrs
Boiler Systems and Components I
The Boiler
# | 12 hrs
Fire Tube Boilers
# | 12 hrs
Water Tube Boilers
# | 12 hrs
Water Tube Boiler Components
# | 12 hrs
Fuels and Fuel Burning Systems
# | 12 hrs
Boiler Systems and Components II
Boiler Circulation
# | 12 hrs
Shop Assembled Boilers
# | 12 hrs
Systems for the Pulp and Paper Industry
# | 12 hrs
By Product Fueled Boilers
# | 12 hrs
Waste Heat Boilers
# | 12 hrs
Nuclear Power
The Principles of Nuclear Energy
# | 12 hrs
Nuclear Fuels
# | 12 hrs
Nuclear Reactors
# | 12 hrs
Health Physics and Radiation Protection
# | 12 hrs
Tanks, Vessels, and Other Components
Field Erected Storage Tanks
# | 12 hrs
Basic Construction Techniques
# | 12 hrs
Stacks and Liners
# | 12 hrs
Blueprint Reading: Boilermaker
Erection Plans
# | 12 hrs
How Blueprints are Made
# | 12 hrs
Boiler: Installation
Field Inspection
# | 12 hrs
Shop Fabrication
# | 12 hrs
Site Preparation
# | 12 hrs
Erecting Structural Steel Supports
# | 12 hrs
Installing the Steam Drum
# | 12 hrs
Installing the Upper Headers
# | 12 hrs
Installing the Down Comers
# | 12 hrs
Installing Super-heater and Re-heater Modules
# | 12 hrs
Installing Water Walls
# | 12 hrs
Installing the Wind-Box
# | 12 hrs
Installing the Suction Manifold
# | 12 hrs
Installing the Pre-heater and Economizer
# | 12 hrs
Installing Ductwork
# | 12 hrs
Installing Lower Water-Walls
# | 12 hrs
Additional Construction
# | 12 hrs
Preparing the Boiler for Testing
# | 12 hrs
Cleanliness of Boiler Components
# | 12 hrs
Hydrostatic Testing
# | 12 hrs
Installing Insulation and Casing
# | 12 hrs
Boiler: Repair and Maintenance
Repairs
# | 12 hrs
Alterations
# | 12 hrs
Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics
# | 12 hrs
Welding and Cutting: Basic
Weld-able Metals
# | 12 hrs
The Welding Process
# | 12 hrs
Oxyfuel Gas Welding
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding
# | 12 hrs
Resistance Welding
# | 12 hrs
Thermit Welding
# | 12 hrs
Brazing and Braze Welding
# | 12 hrs
Soldering
# | 12 hrs
Electron Beam Welding
# | 12 hrs
Laser Beam Welding
# | 12 hrs
Cutting Processes
# | 12 hrs
Welded Joint Design
# | 12 hrs
Types of Welds
# | 12 hrs
Welding Position
# | 12 hrs
Welders and Welding Operators
# | 12 hrs
Welding and Cutting: Blueprint Reading
Welding Symbols
# | 12 hrs
Non-preferred Symbols
# | 12 hrs
Nondestructive Testing Symbols
# | 12 hrs
Welding and Cutting: Safety
General Welding and Cutting Safety
# | 12 hrs
The Welding Environment
# | 12 hrs
Fire Prevention and Protection
# | 12 hrs
Tool and Equipment Usage
# | 12 hrs
Other Safety Considerations
# | 12 hrs
Safety in Welding and Cutting Processes
# | 12 hrs
Gases Used in ARC Process
# | 12 hrs
First Aid
# | 12 hrs
Metallurgy: Welding
Fundamentals of Metallurgy
# | 12 hrs
Structure Metal
# | 12 hrs
Metallurgy and Heat Training
# | 12 hrs
Metallurgy of the Welded Metal
# | 12 hrs
Welding Stresses, Warpage, Distorting, and Cracks
# | 12 hrs
Metallurgy: Weld-ability of Metals
Classifying a Code Systems for Metals
# | 12 hrs
Identification of Metals
# | 12 hrs
Filler Materials
# | 12 hrs
Welding Characteristics of Metals and Alloys
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding: Equipment
Power Sources
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding Consumables
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding: Shielded Metal I
SMAW Procedure
# | 12 hrs
Weld Joints
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding: Shielded Metal II
Heat Effects in Shielded Metal ARC Welding
# | 12 hrs
Shielded Metal ARC Welding of Ferrous Metals
# | 12 hrs
Shielded Metal ARC Welding of Nonferrous Metals
# | 12 hrs
Troubleshooting when Welding with the SMAW Process
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding: Gas Tungsten (TIG)
GTAW Welding Techniques
# | 12 hrs
Metals and Gas Tungsten ARC Welding
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding: Gas Metal ARC (MIG)
Process Variations-Metal Transfer
# | 12 hrs
Gas Metal ARC Welding Equipment
# | 12 hrs
Consumable Used GMAW
# | 12 hrs
GMAW Process Variables
# | 12 hrs
Weld Bead Characteristics
# | 12 hrs
Welding Procedures
# | 12 hrs
Welding Conditions
# | 12 hrs
Mig Weld Defects-Their Causes and How to Correct Them
# | 12 hrs
MIG Spot Welding
# | 12 hrs
Vapor Shielded ARC Welding
# | 12 hrs
ARC Welding: Other Processes
Submerged
# | 12 hrs
Flux Cored ARC
# | 12 hrs
Plasma ARC Welding
# | 12 hrs
Cutting: Oxyfuel I
Equipment and Supplies
# | 12 hrs
Manual Cutting Procedures
# | 12 hrs
Cutting in Steel Plate
# | 12 hrs
Machine Torch Cutting
# | 12 hrs
Cutting: Oxyfuel II
Quality of Cutting
# | 12 hrs
Miscellaneous Uses of the Oxyfuel Gas Flames
# | 12 hrs
Oxyfuel Gas Welding
# | 12 hrs
Cutting: ARC
Air Carbon ARC Cutting (AAC)
# | 12 hrs
Carbon ARC Cutting (CAC)
# | 12 hrs
Oxygen ARC cutting (OAC)
# | 12 hrs
Plasma ARC Cutting (PAC)
# | 12 hrs
Metal ARC Cutting (MAC)
# | 12 hrs
Welding: Special Applications and Techniques
Stud Welding
# | 12 hrs
Tube and Pipe Welding
# | 12 hrs
Field Erection of Pressure Vessels and Boilers
# | 12 hrs
Field-Welded Storage Tanks
# | 12 hrs
One-Side Welding
# | 12 hrs
Underwater Welding and Cutting
# | 12 hrs
Weld Repair and Surfacing
# | 12 hrs
Welding: Design, Testing, and Inspection
The Design of Welded Joints 1
# | 12 hrs
Testing
# | 12 hrs