Welcome to Local 1049

National Grid Electric Generation has hired over 30 B-Mechanics as new hires.  They will be employed in the Maintenance Services Department being assigned work at the three fossil generation stations and the combustion turbine facilities. Training will begin as soon as it is practical, starting with power plant operation orientation training.  Then the mechanics will attend the standard B-mechanic courses in all five disciplines, general, welding, millwright, electric and machinist.  The new hires will start on July 18th and hiring will continue to August 8th.  I encourage the new members to attend our General Membership Meetings in Holtsville on the third Tuesday of each month and get involved with our young worker caucus. - Steve Borrelli