Bridging North America (BNA) is the private-sector partner responsible for designing, building, financing, operating, and maintaining the Gordie Howe International Bridge.
Skilled Trades Opportunities with Bridging North America
Bridging North America is working with local skilled trades unions to reach project labor agreements that will cover participation on the project. The most active period for construction on the project is expected to occur between 2021-2023, when approximately 70 percent of total work hours will be expended.
BNA directly hires craft workers in Windsor, Ontario.
Please email jobs [at] bnacagp.com to learn more or submit interest.
BNA directly hires craft workers in Detroit, Michigan.
Please email jobs [at] bnausjv.com to learn more or submit interest.
Participating Project Labor Unions
Each participating union has different requirements for becoming a member. Learn more about the specific requirements of each union below.
In Windsor, the following unions will participate on the project:
- Labourers’ International Union of North America, Local 625 (LiUNA local 625)
- International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793 (IUOE Local 793)
- International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers Union, Local 700
In Detroit, the following unions will participate:
- Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 2
- Cement Masons, Local Union 514
- Iron Workers, Local Union 25
- Laborers, Local 1191
- Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights
- Operating Engineers, Local 324
- Painters, District Council 1
- Teamsters, Local 247
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers IBEW Local 58
- Plumbers Local 98
- Pipefitters Local 636
- Sprinkler Fitters Local 704