Local 130 UA

Illinois Valley FOL, AFL-CIO, Union Families Scholarships

The Illinois Valley Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Union Families Scholarships are available to Union members and their dependents, who are in good standing and affiliated with the Labor Council.

The deadline for this scholarship is June 1st

More Info > Union Families Scholarships

What is, “The Saint Patrick’s Day Parade”

We’re famous! The above image is a screenshot taken from the television show “Jeopardy”.

2015 Spring Edition of Plumbers Local 130 Newsletter

Is now available for download.

More Info > Local 130 Newsletter Vol 1 No 3

Job Openings

The City of Chicago, Department of Fleet and Facility Management has announced job openings for 2 Plumbers as of Apr 27, 2015. Click the link below for more details.

  1. City of Chicago – Bid Position – Plumber (2 Positions)
  2. Phil Waltz Plumbing – Service Plumber
  3. Cecchin Plumbing & Heating Inc – Commercial/Industrial Service Plumber
  4. City of Chicago – Bid Position – Plumbing Inspector (4 Positions)
  5. City of Chicago – Water Management Bid Position – House Drain Inspector (3 Positions)
  6. City of Chicago – Water Management – Plumber (7 positions)
  7. Garces Contractors LLC – Full Time/Part Time for Active Military/Plumber
  8. McHenry County, Planning and Development – Plumbing Inspector
  9. Caldwell Plumbing – Experienced Plumbing Estimator / Project Manager
  10. Calumet City Plumbing – 2 Positions: Plumber and Project Manager
  11. John Baethke & Son Plumbing – Residential Service Plumber
  12. Geiser-Berner Heating and Air Conditioning – Service Plumber

More Info > Job Openings

Notice: Plumbers’ JAC accepting applications

The Plumbers’ Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Local 130, U.A. (JAC) will be accepting applications for the plumbing apprenticeship program.

For more information, download the following document:

2015 JAC Registation information

Brian Lundy wins State of Illinois Apprentice Contest

4th year Apprentice Brian Lundy, who works for B.Bruce Plumbing, just won the IPTA/COTE State of Illinois Apprentice Contest on March 12th representing Plumbers’ Local Union 130, UA. The contest took place at Pipefitters’ Local Union 597 Training Center in Mokena March 11th & 12th. He will continue on to compete in the UA 4th District Apprentice Contest June 10th & 11th. The contest will be held at Pipefitters’ Local Union 597 Training Center in Mokena. We are very proud of him!!

Pay your dues online

Online Membership Dues Payment is available to all members. You can pay your dues from the comfort of your home. No unnecessary trips to the hall.

More info > Online Dues Payment

Tech Engineering Pension Plan Document

Notice to interested parties:

An application is to be made to the Internal Revenue Service for an advance determination on the qualification for the Pension Fund – Technical Engineer Division Local Union 130, U.A. pension benefit plan.

Please find the document here:

Notice to Interested Parties 2015

2015 City Plumbing License Examination Schedule

The 2015 City Plumbing License Examination Schedule is now available.

More Info > 2015 City Plumbing License Exam Schedule

Local 130 Business Manager Jim Coyne with 4th year Apprentice Bill Lukasik in front of the bathroom project he just completed for the UA 4th District Apprentice Contest. Bill competed against other 4th District State Contest winners.

The outcome was another victory for Plumbers’ Local 130 in the UA 4th District Regional Contest. We are very proud of him. He will compete in the UA Contest in August. His competition will be 4 other UA regional champions in the US, the Canadian champion and Australian champion. We wish him success in that competition.

Online License Renewal Process

The Chicago Department of Buildings’ License Bureau reported an important service improvement that should make license renewal efforts for plumbing contractors more convenient and efficient. Effective immediately, electrical contractors and supervising electricians, plumbing contractors, journeymen plumbers, apprentices and masonry contractors with “A” and “B” and “C” licenses will be able to take advantage of the Department’s new Online License Renewal System. Use of the new online license renewal system is mandatory.

If you have not already renewed your license, you must log into the online licensing renewal system and renew your license. Simply log onto the City of Chicago Online Permits page. You will then be prompted to create a new login number for your account if you do not already have an existing online permitting login. Please click the link below for instructions on how to create a new account.

more info > Chicago License Renewal


Plumbers Union

Tues, Jun 9th, 7:00pm

Chicago Plumbers Hall

Technical Engineers
Union Meeting

Thur, Jun 11th, 7:00pm

Chicago Plumbers Hall