We are proud of the quality of our craft, skill, and knowledge of our union workforce which has built a better community
WHO WE ARE
UA Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 582 is a combination local of Plumbers, Steamfitters & Welders with more than 900 members, including journeymen, apprentices & retirees. UA Local 582 was chartered on January 2, 1937.
Local 582 is a chapter of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA), which represents about 370,000 plumbers, pipefitters, sprinkler fitters, service technicians and welders in Local Unions across North America.
Established in 1889, the UA has been training qualified pipe tradesmen and women longer than anyone else in the industry. We provide premier training programs, including apprenticeships, extensive journeyman training, an instructor training program and numerous certification programs.
We help our signatory contractors grow their market share by identifying new opportunities, providing support, and connecting them to the safest, most skilled and most highly trained workforce in the industry.
UA Local 582
We promote the highest standards of qualifications and training in our industry so that our members have the skills and knowledge they need to be competitive. We are committed to continuously recruiting and training future generations of men and women world-class piping professionals.
SAFETY AND HEALTH
We believe that every worker has a right to go home from the job in the same shape as when he or she arrived at the workplace. We are committed to protecting the safety and health of our members, our contractors, project owners and the communities in which we work.
FAIR WAGES AND BENEFITS
The members at Local 582 are highly motivated and productive in part
because they enjoy fair wages and benefits. Fair wages along with self-funded health care and retirement plans are the best guarantee that our members and their families get the quality of life they deserve.