We’re everywhere, working behind the scenes to keep equipment running that keeps industry moving.


Since 1950, UBC Millwright Local 2309 has been leading the way in training, educating, and representing skilled millwright professionals. As Canada’s first Millwright Local Union, our 1,400+ members are cross-trained construction and maintenance experts with exceptional skills in installing, maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing precision machinery across diverse industries.

Partnering with Local 2309 provides access to a competitive workforce that advances leadership, skill, quality, productivity, and safety, creating a constructive culture in the construction industry. We strive for job fairness and family-sustaining wages and benefits while developing total professionals who are not only technical experts but also effective communicators and leaders.



Partnering with Local 2309

Hiring a Contractor Who Employs UBC Millwrights From Local 2309 Means:

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Our skills and experience keep your project on time and on budget.

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Flexible solutions and work schedules to meet your project’s specifications.

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Disciplined crews arrive where, when, and for as long as they’re needed.

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Certified specialists are trained in the latest products and techniques.

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Intense safety training helps create the safest possible work site.

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Foremen and superintendent training is available for solid jobsite leadership.

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Union staff members are dedicated to making the project a success.

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Employ the safest, technically skilled Millwright workforce today.

“At OPG we are impressed with the professionalism we see in the Millwrights that are deployed for work in our facilities, this is a testament to the time taken to train them to be skilled workers who take pride in their workmanship.”
Bill Owens SVP
Refurbishment Execution | Nuclear Refurbishment, Ontario Power Generation

Employ the safest, highly skilled Millwright workforce today. Make the wright move!

A Day in the Life of a Millwright

UBC Millwright Local 2309 solves problems. We understand new technologies and possess specialized talents to address challenges that surface during a project. And we’re trained to consistent standards that produce dependable, high-caliber results, regardless of location or specialization.

Joining UBC Millwright Local 2309

Becoming a UBC millwright means joining a network of hundreds of thousands of highly skilled problem solvers working in industries across North America — and getting access to training and connections that position you for career success.

Learn The Trade

Safety, reliability, quality craftsmanship and professionalism are at the core of everything UBC millwrights do.



Want To Join Us?

Every year, we train thousands of millwrights — from first-year apprentices to superintendents — with the latest and most comprehensive standards across disciplines and industries. UBC Millwright Local 2309 receive extensive training so we can be the most well-prepared workforce in any industry, at any location.

Building a dream for women in skilled trades – CityNews

Millwright Regional Council and non-profit Build a Dream are working together to kickstart careers for women in skilled trades. Videographer Audra Brown with the unique all-female program giving women a path towards a future as a millwright.