U. A. Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 22

ABOUT

History

Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 22 was formed when the three prominent locals of the United Association merged on October 1st, 1997. This local union has more than 100 years of service in the Western New York area. We are a proud union with a Western New York jurisdiction from the Canadian border to the Pennsylvania state line. Local 22 is a full-service union and supplies Journeypersons for such work as:

 

  • Plumbing – Commercial, Industrial, Residential, and Service.
  • Steamfitting
  • Pipefitting
  • Medical Gas/Dental Gas
  • Fabrication – All materials of piping (Carbon steel, alloys, fiberglass), Skid Fabrication, also ASME Code Piping and Vessels.
  • HVAC Installation & Service – Commercial, Industrial, Residential.
  • Ammonia System Installation and Service
  • Ice Skating Rinks
  • Instrumentation
 
 
 

Vital Statistics

998 Skilled Craft Persons

 
Journeymen Steamfitters: 405
HVAC/Refrigeration Technicians: 115
Certified Welders: 201
Certified Valve Repair Technicians: 3
Journeymen Plumbers: 390
Plumber / Steamfitters Apprentices: 150
Licensed Master Plumbers: 25

Journeymen / Apprentice Training Program

>>  MANDATORY APPRENTICE        TRAINING PROGRAM

1,080 Hours of Classroom Instruction 8,000 Hours of On-The-Job Training

>>  ADVANCED/SPECIALTY              JOURNEYMEN TRAINING

Blueprint Interpretation
Medical Gas
Orbital Welding
CFC Recovery Certification
Supervisor Responsibilities
Plumbing Code
Welding

>>  SAFETY TRAINING PROGRAM

10 & 30 OSHA Outreach Program
CPR / First Aid

>>  CONTRACTOR BASE

50-Plus Signatory Contractors, All Mechanical Applications and Specialities.

>>  JOB DESCRIPTION

We fabricate, install and service every aspect of the piping industry, from residential plumbing and heating a multi-million-dollar power houses.

>>  WORK SCOPE

Our journey persons and
apprentices service, install
and protect the piping systems
of Western New York.

Major Projects

>>  Albright-knox Art Gallery ib Buffalo
>>  Ralph C. Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park
>>  Tesla River Bend Project
>>  Athenex Project

>>  The General Motor Power Train Plant in             Tonawnada
>>  The Seneca Niagara Casinos and Hotels           in Niagara
>>  Falls and Salamanca

>>  Harbor Center 
>>  UB School of Medicine
>>  Oieshei Children’s Hospital

“Together, with our union contractors, we are moving forward as a team, insuring
the customer’s project is of the highest quality at a competitive price.”

– Local 22 Business Manager Sean Redden