Laborers are involved with most phases of the construction industry. They work with scaffolding, soil compaction, transit and level, trenching and shoring, traffic control, air tool operation and many other assigned tasks.
Electricians install, maintain and test power, lighting, communications, and other systems in commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. Also covered is residential work and all the power, lighting and systems in houses and apartment complexes.
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Carpenters construct, erect, install and repair commercial and residential structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, metal studs and wallboard. They erect framework in buildings including subflooring, partitions and rafters, and install molding, wood paneling, cabinets, windows, doors and hardware as well as build forms for concrete work, build stairs and lay floors. The Council has 6 certified apprenticeship programs: Commercial Carpentry, Heavy Highway Carpentry, Floor Covering, Mill Cabinet, Millwright, and Pile Driving.
The Teamsters are America’s largest, most diverse union. In 1903, the Teamsters started as a merger of the two leading team driver associations. These drivers were the backbone of America’s robust economic growth, but they needed to organize to wrest their fair share from greedy corporations. Today, the Union’s task is exactly the same.
Operating Engineers operate, maintain and repair heavy construction equipment, such as cranes, backhoes, loaders, scrapers and bulldozers, for use in the construction of buildings, factories, roads, dams, power plants, pipelines and bridges.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES
AFSCME is nurses. Corrections officers. Child care providers. EMTs. Sanitation workers. School bus drivers. Civil engineers. More than a million people doing hundreds of different jobs, all with one thing in common: a dedication to making our communities stronger, healthier, and safer.
SEIU Local 668 is Pennsylvania’s social service employees union representing 20,000 workers in all counties in the state.