Eight OETIO apprentices demonstrated their skills and knowledge at the 2024 Skills Ontario Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre. The apprentices underwent evaluation on several practical exercises such as pre-operational inspection, control operation, post-operation procedures, and efficiency. They also had to complete a written test.

This year’s competing Mobile Crane Level 4 apprentices are Brian Corkery, Mark Davidson, John Gawron, James Grieves, Dean Hardiment, Dylan Jones, David Mullett and Robert Spencer. The judges were Local 793 retirees Vince Prout and Dan Davey.

Also in attendance [second photo, L to R] were Organizer Justin McConnell, Business Rep Dave DeLuca, Senior IT Specialist Lee Charlebois, Director of Marketing and Indigenous Affairs Carla St. Louis, Toronto Area Supervisor Justin O’Neill, OETIO Director of Training and Apprenticeship Jeff Hewitt, OETIO Training Supervisor JP Gregorio, Organizer Connor Paquette, and Indigenous Relations Coordinator Jim Jacobs.

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