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SSMRC part of UBC Southern District Committee working to ensure our members benefit from historic federal investments in infrastructure, technology, clean-energy projects

The SSMRC is part of a committee that is working to make sure union members – and particularly our millwrights – gain substantial job opportunities through programs that will funnel billions of dollars into infrastructure, technology, and clean-energy projects during the next decade.

March Member Spotlight – Ethan Neville

From a young age, Local 1000 member Ethan Neville, knew he was destined to work in the construction industry. Growing up, Neville kept himself busy working on cars and finding ways to expand his knowledge of the construction industry. After graduating high school, he used his knowledge to begin working as a heavy machinery rigger, traveling the country before making the courageous decision to become a union millwright. While learning the millwright way of things has posed some challenges for Neville, he has adjusted well and excelling quickly in his career.

New training center dovetails with North Carolina brewery-to-pet-food-factory conversion, supplying contractors with skilled labor

The launch of a $450-million project to turn a brewery in North Carolina into a pet-food factory lined up perfectly with the opening of a union training center in that state, providing hands-on learning for newly recruited SSMRC millwrights and a skilled labor force for contractors working at the site.

Nuclear Work Update – February 2023

This is one of the busiest outage seasons for the nuclear industry in recent history. We have added several “new to nuclear” millwrights and are in need of experience nuclear hands. There are still open positions at Turkey Point and ANO for this season. We are looking for millwrights that have been badged within the […]

Eastern Region Work Update – February 2023

The Eastern Region is picking up work exponentially. Please remember to get on the out of work list as soon as you are available for work. We currently have opportunities at the following projects. Local 1000: Multiple outages with APM and Siemens with many working opportunities available. For more information, contact Cliff Tucker at (813) […]