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UPMC ICRA 8 Awareness Seminar Erie Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - We will be holding Infections Control Risk Assessment Classes on the following days: Monday and Tuesday evening, April 21st and 22nd ~ 5:30pm - 9pm.  (You must attend BOTH evenings).  Northwestern Steamfitters Technology Center Erie location.  This course is a requirement for any tradesman working in a UPMC facility.  It will instruct the tradesman how to recognize and minimize potential life threatening infection sources to patients through proper work habits.  This class is open to any UA Member.  Class space is limited and you must pre-register by calling Brad Tisdale at 724-683-2100. more

Open Weld Shop Steamfitters Technology Center Erie Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - There will be an open weld shop for SMAW, GTAW, GMAW at the Northwestern Steamfitters Technology Center Erie location on the following Saturdays from 8am until 12pm:  April 12, 19th, and 26th.  This will be an opportunity for individuals to improve welding skills and work towards certification.  Instructors: Paul Case and Mike Staab.  Please note, classes may be cancelled due to lack of interest.  These classes are open to any UA Member.  Please call the Technology Center at 724-683-2100 to register. more

Open Weld Shop Steamfitters Technology Center Monaca Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - There will be an open weld shop for GMAW at the Northwestern Steamfitters Technology Center Monaca location on the Thursday evenings from 5:30pm until 9:00pm.  This will be an opportunity for individuals to improve GMAW welding skills and work towards certification.  Instructor: Scott Mutkus.  Please note, classes may be cancelled due to lack of interest.  These classes are open to any UA Member.  Please call Brad Tisdale at 724-683-2100 to register. more

UA Weld Tests - All Locations NEW
[4/7/2014] - There will be a UA weld test at the Steamfitters Technology Center Pittsburgh location on Saturday, April 26th at 7am.  Please call the Technology Center no later than Wednesday, April 23rd to register at 412-481-0333. There will be a UA weld test at the Northwestern Steamfitters Technology Center Erie location on Saturday, May 3rd at 8am with UA ATR Paul Case.  Please call the Northwestern Technology Center at 724-683-2100 to register. There will be a UA weld test at the Steamfitters Technology Center Monaca location on Saturday, April 12th at 8am with ATR Dave Chiotti. Please call 724-683-2100 to register. These tests are open to any UA Member. more

Industrial Valve Recertification Erie Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - Valve Recertification Class; Erie Training Facility; Saturday, May 31 - 7:00am until 5:00pm; This class is open to any UA member whose certification will be expiring.  Instructor: Sherry Griffiths and Brian Hrinko. This is an all-day event with hands on refresher and exam. The training facility is located 8150 Hawthorne Drive, Erie PA 16509. Please call 724-683-2100 to register. more

Upcoming Classes NEW
[4/7/2014] - Please stay tuned for more information to be posted about the following classes: AutoCAD class held early this spring at the Pittsburgh Location (please call the school at 412-481-0333 if you are interested), and an HVAC STAR review in April with a test to be held in May at the Pittsburgh Location.  Additionally there will be a Backflow Certification Class at the Erie Location, please call Brad Tisdale at 724-683-2100 for more information.  Exact dates for these classes have yet to be determined.  Please continue to check the website for more information. more

Open Weld Shop Steamfitters Technology Center Pittsburgh Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - There will be an open weld shop for SMAW, GTAW, GMAW at the Pittsburgh Steamfitters Technology Center Pittsburgh location on the following Saturdays from 7am until 12pm:  April 12th and May 10th.  This will be an opportunity for individuals to improve welding skills and work towards certification.  Please note, classes may be cancelled due to lack of interest.  These classes are open to any UA Member.  You MUST call to register your space at 412-481-0333. more

Backflow Recertification Class Erie Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - There will be a Backflow Recertification Class on Saturday, May 3rd at the Northwestern Technology Center Erie Location at 8am with instructor Brian Hrinko.  Please call Brad Tisdale at 724-683-2100 to register for this class. more

Asbestos Worker Initial Training - Erie Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - The duration of this training will be four days (May 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th) from 8am to 4:30pm.  The class will discuss: identifying asbestos, respirators, removal, safety and OSHA CFR.  A one day asbestos refresher class will be required annually to maintain certification.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by calling Brad Tisdale at 724-683-2100.  This class is open to any UA member. more

Medical Gas Installer Update Class - Erie Location NEW
[4/7/2014] - Saturday, May 17th at 8am.  This class is for any UA member whose Medical Gas Installer needs updated.  Please note the deadline to register for this class is Friday, April 25th.  This installer class will take place at the Northwestern Training Center Erie Location and will begin at 8am with Instructor Tim McQuistion.  You MUST contact the Erie Office to register at 724-683-2100. more

VARIETY - The Children's Charity
[1/28/2014] - Changing the lives of children with disabilities link

2013 ELECTION RESULTS
[12/17/2013] - Attached is the 2013 Election Results link

TRUCKS FOR MADDOX - Holiday Toy Truck Drive
[11/12/2013] - A donation drop box will be located at 2 locations: Steamfitters LU#449, 1517 Woodruff St, Pgh, PA or Steamfitters LU#449, 186 Wagner Road, Monaca, PA more

2014 PA AFL-CIO SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
[10/30/2013] - Applications now available - please call the union hall 412-381-1133 PA AFL-CIO essay deadline is January 31, 2014 more

Open Enrollment Letter
[10/25/2013]

100th ANNIVERSARY BANQUET
[10/5/2013]

WELD SHIRTS
[5/29/2013] - Stop by the Union Hall to purchase your WELD SHIRT ONLY A FEW LEFT $48.00 more

UA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
[2/5/2013] - The 2013 UA Scholarship Application is now available, please call the union hall Application DEADLINE - June 15, 2013 more

KEEP THE DERKOSH / NOONE FAMILY IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
[11/6/2012] - Click to view Maddox Lamar Derkosh's obituary. link

ISAAC CONFERENCE - 2012
[7/2/2012] - CLICK TO VIEW ISAAC INFO link

Scholarship Applications Available:
[3/20/2012] - Applications now available call the union hall Building Trades: deadline April 30, 2012 more

BOWLING TOURNAMENT
[3/6/2012] - There was as error on the Newsletter - The Bowling Tourn will be held on SUNDAY May 20, 2012 not Saturday... more

UNION MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT 1/20/12
[1/20/2012]

Union Meeting - Time Change
[12/19/2011] - Union Meeting - Time Change effective Jan. 6, 2012 will revert back to the 8:00 pm Start Time more

OSHA Raises Lift Crew Requirements to a Higher Level
[11/29/2011] - Crane operators, signal persons, and riggers will be required to be certified/qualified more

DIRECTIONS TO OUR UNION HALL AND TRAINING CENTER
[5/24/2011]

OSHA Fact Sheet
[2/22/2011] - Answers to your questions about Signal Person Qualifications link

Email Notifications
[2/22/2011] - In order to receive email information about upcoming events and classes, please give us your email address by calling the Technology Center. more

TWIC - Transportation Worker Identification Credential
[4/20/2009] - In this time of heightened security, all transportation workers need to become informed about the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).  You will need a TWIC to gain unescorted access to secure areas of Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facilities and vessels. more

UA Journal puts Local 449 In the Spotlight
[3/12/2009] - Steamfitters Local 449 was recently featured in the January/February 2009 issue of the UA Journal.  Click on the headline to view the article. link

Welcome to the New Website for Steamfitters Local 449
[11/21/2007] - The leadership and members of Steamfitters Local 449 of the United Association of Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Steam Fitters would like to welcome you to our newly designed website.  On our site you can find out a great deal of information about our great local and international union. more

Welcome to Steamfitter UA Local 449

Welcome to the website for Steamfitters Local 449.  We encourage you to peruse our website to learn more About Us. 

Our Apprentices go through a rigorous 5-year training program on their way to becoming experienced journeyperson, and the Training for our members does not end there. We continue to provide upgrade training on the latest of materials and methods so that there is no project too complex or small.  Our goal is to insure the job is done right the first time, on budget and on time!

If you're in need of work, our Contractors are available 24-hours a day for all your needs. You may contact us to have a member of our team evaluate your upcoming project, and what separates us from everyone else is our skill and training.

Contact Us today to learn how you can employ our highly skilled workforce or to become a member of Steamfitters Local 449!
 




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