The Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130 UA
The Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union 130 UA, with over 5,600 members, is one of the largest straight-line plumbing locals in the United Association (UA) International Union who represents 350,000+ building tradesmen across the United States and Canada. The quality of our people, our great size and our loyalty to each other makes Local 130 UA a strong and respected voice in the construction piping industry and community.
For over 110 years, Local 130 has been protecting the health of Chicago and the surrounding communities by providing the highest quality plumbing craftsmen through intensive, certified education and work placement. Clean water and waste water removal are critical to the health and well being of all societies.
Our members have played historic roles in every great public and private construction project throughout Chicagoland. From the reversing of the Chicago River and the Deep Tunnel project both improving water quality for all, to the construction of the entire Chicago skyline, Local 130 has played a vital role in supplying key skills required to create and maintain our fantastic city and surrounding suburbs.
Today’s plumber needs the knowledge and skills that will enable him or her to work on projects that range from servicing residential homes to building large nuclear power plants.
While our work still may include unclogging drains or installing appliances, today more than ever, plumbers are being called upon to do increasingly complex work. We need to be able to read blueprints, think creatively and solve problems.
Here are many examples of specialized plumbing areas:
Local 130 UA plumbers are part of an elite workforce – a workforce that is the safest, most productive and highly trained in the industry.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Deadline for the June 1st, 2013 written portion of the City of Chicago Plumbers License Exam.
Thur, May 9, 7:00 pm
Chicago Union Hall
Plumbers Union Meeting
Tue, May 14, 7:00 pm
Chicago Union Hall
Saturday, Jun 1, 2013
Written portion of the 2013 City of Chicago Plumbing License Exam