Currently Book 1 is clear. Book 2 has 69 JW but we have called through Book 2 to fill all available calls. The Cracker Plant is working 4-10’s and 2-8’s and we have calls for 90 Journeyman Wireman through the end of July. Once you have signed our book and completed your Background check we can give you a hire date for the Cracker Plant. We may have calls for other jobs as well. Please call the Union Hall or visit our website for additional information.

The PA Chemicals project located in Potter Township, PA is an ethylene crack plant that will be owned and operated by Shell Oil Company once it is completed. If you are interested in working at the Cracker Plant, please read the information below:


Great Arrow Builders, Sargent Electric, Enerfab, Hatzel and Buehler, VEC, Lighthouse and Prime Electric are the contactors working at the Pennsylvania Chemicals Project. This is a long-term project with completion by 2021. The project is currently working 4-10’s and 2-8's. Initial manpower projections indicate the need for 1000 electricians by the end of 2019.

A background clearance is required BEFORE you can take a call. It normally takes 1 to 2 weeks and workers with TWIC cards normally take 1-2 days.

For 2019, the base rate is $34.45 with an additional $4.10 in vacation savings. Workers who have a permanent residence more than sixty (60) highway miles from the Plant shall receive a Per Diem Allowance of sixty-three dollars ($63) for each day reporting for work and all workers employed at PA Chemicals will receive fourteen dollars ($14) for a site allowance each day they report to work.

The referral office is open for signing the book from 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday-Friday. Current dues receipt is required.


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