Why choose a Local Union 72 journeyman worker?
All journeyman level UA Local Union 72 Plumbers, Pipefitters and HVACR Service Technicians have been through rigorous training and testing to ensure that their skill sets and knowledge of their trade is compensatory with their pay grade. Our apprenticeship training program consists of a five year program with a minimum of 1200 classroom hours and 8500 minimum on the job training hours. All Local Union 72 journeyman workers are subjected to drug/chemical screening prior to being dispatched to projects and our contractors participate in random screening programs. On a yearly basis each journeyman worker is required to receive mandatory continuing education training to stay abreast of new techniques, technology and safety awareness, in conjunction all are required to obtain a minimum of OSHA 10 safety training.
Currently Local Union 72 offers our journeyman level members through our local and international training programs 197 different certifications ranging from First Aid/CPR to welding certifications for high pressure chromium piping joints. Among UA Local Union 72’s current active membership there are a combined 15,394 current certifications in place! The camaraderie and brotherhood that exists between UA Local Union 72 members is a powerful influence on a project to ensure teamwork and cooperation in obtaining a common goal of providing a superior, quality service in a safe workmanlike manner. Can a true value be placed on a diverse workforce that has received and continues to utilize state of the art training, plus an ingrained culture of safety? How about a work force that works together as a team forming true partnerships? Can you imagine having a workforce that treats your project as if it were their own? There is only one answer for these questions – a Local Union 72 member! I hope that you agree using the contractors and members of UA Local Union 72 provides a value that cannot be matched in the plumbing, pipefitting and HVACR Service fields. The quality service of a Local Union 72 journey worker is only matched by the quality of human being that they are.