11/2013 Industrial Reportby George Kikes (eff 1/15/16) on 11/01/13
Industrial work is slowly increasing and to work at refineries you need a current TWIC and either RSO, BATT, or DSOP card. Many members have still not brought a copy of their cards into the Business Office to be logged into the system as was requested in a previous post card sent to the membership. If you have the current certs and have not updated the office, please do so as work will pick up at the refining plants.
Russell City Energy Center
PMI has six 342 members currently on site performing change order work and warranty items.
PMI has the Crude Tank Piping Project at Shell Refinery. Currently, there is one 342 member on site. This job will peak at approximately 45 UA members. It will be on a 4-10 schedule and last approximately 10 to 12 months.
PMI also has a turnaround coming up in January at this facility and will employ up to 30-35 UA members at peak for 30 days. They will begin pre-turnaround work in early November and will use about 8-10 UA members.
As of this report, Contra Costa Electric has 10 UA members working on the Cat Cracker Turnaround.
Chevron Richmond Refinery
Harder has 12 342 members working maintenance and preparing for a turnaround in the TKN Unit in January.
Newtron has 12 UA members performing maintenance on Instrumentation.
Phillips 66 Refinery
Harder Mechanical has two phases of work for the Hydrogen Recovery Project. Phase-1 currently has eight 342 members working and plans to peak at approximately 12 UA members. Phase-2 has nine UA 342 members currently working and plans to peak at approximately 25 UA members. Phase-1 is scheduled to complete by mid to late December and Phase-2 is scheduled to be completed by the beginning of 2014.
PMI still has a small crew performing maintenance.
Phillips 66 Tank Terminal – Pt. Richmond
Harder has also picked up the Storm Water Segregation Project at the Tank Terminal in Pt. Richmond. They currently have one UA member on site and will employ a small crew of about 4-6 UA members at peak.
Oakley Generating Station
We are still awaiting an appeals court decision for this project to proceed.
The Pittsburg Planning Commission is scheduled to meet in November to decide the fate of this project.