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UA Local 400 High School Open House

UA Local 400 is active in early recruiting with their Youth Apprentice Program, as well as Career Open Houses for high school students. In today’s video, Jack Zeinert, a UA Local 400 fabrication apprentice, speaks to high school students at the UA Local 400 Career Open House about his experience in the pipe trades.#JoinUA400 #UAApprenticeships

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The Path To Being A Rig Welder

In this video, we take a look at how pipelines keep things moving in Wisconsin and throughout the US. We’ll cover reclamation and safety, how pumping stations operate, pipeline construction and Joel Zielke from Steamfitters Local 601 explains the training and pathway to becoming a pipeline welder, also known as a Rig Welder.

Insuring Water Safety As Businesses Reopen

Covid vaccination levels are increasing, resulting in more companies bringing employees back to the office. As these buildings reopen, precautions are needed to insure water safety. Detailed info from pipe trades pros can be found on the web page Turning on the Tap. In this video, plumbing professionals outline the steps necessary to safely reopen plumbing …

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Plumbers & Steam Fitters in WI

Join UA Local 434

UA Local 434 covers an area that makes up half the state in Central and Western Wisconsin. Right now, they’re looking for experienced plumbers, steamfitters and HVAC pros, as well as apprentices as their skills are needed in these growing cities and towns. Enjoy great pay and benefits, job security and growth, a great work-life balance …

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Sprinkler Fitters Protect Buildings From Fire

Sprinkler Fitters install and maintain automatic fire protection systems in schools, apartments and other commercial buildings that help protect lives and property. Our friends at Sprinkler Fitters Local 183 are looking for experienced professionals, as well as apprentices to work in their area that covers Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington counties. Enjoy excellent pay and benefits, a …

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Governor Speaks At UA Sponsored Labor Fest

The governor spent Labor Day morning thanking union workers at UA sponsored Labor Fest in Milwaukee, saying that without unions, our quality of life wouldn’t be the same. Today’s video features the Plumbers Local 75 Wisconsin Plumbing Apprenticeship Program. It shows the training you’ll get as a Plumbers 75 apprentice and the opportunities and income a career in plumbing can …

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Pipe Trades Pros Continue Safety Precautions

Wisconsin Pipe Trades professionals continue to take appropriate precautions to keep themselves and others safe. Through their career hub, they have a COVID-19 Health and Safety Portal to share helpful information. Our plumbers, steamfitters, welders, sprinkler fitters and HVAC service pros continue to stay on top of things. This video is a short clip covering the Plumbing Competition from …

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Legionella Concerns As Buildings Reopen

Municipalities, including Dane County, have expressed concern about Legionella in the plumbing systems of reopening buildings and are providing guidance. The plumbing systems in buildings are designed to be used often. As more buildings reopen, managers need to take precautions to insure water safety. In this video, plumbing professionals talk about about the steps necessary to …

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Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

In this video, we visit Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen food distribution possible. Owners Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson provide a tour along with members from Steamfitters Local 601. We’ll check out the Summit fabrication shop, visit a cold storage construction site and finish up in the engine room of a massive cold storage food warehouse.

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