Careers for the plumbing and pipefitting industry with Local 94

The United Association has been training qualified pipe tradesmen longer than anyone else in the industry. As a member, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 94 provides the best training programs available in the industry today, including five-year apprenticeship programs, extensive journeyman training, organized instructor training and certification programs as a pipefitter, welder, plumber and HVACR service technician.


A pipefitter is involved in layout, fabrication, assembly, installation and maintenance and repair of piping systems. These piping systems can include the distribution of all types of fluids, slurries and gasses in residential as well as commercial and industrial markets.

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Welders work in every area of the construction industry – anywhere metals and alloys are joined together. Welders work with plumbers, pipefitters, sprinkler fitters and HVACR technicians. As a welder, you will be involved in installation, maintenance and repair of all types of piping systems.

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Plumbers install, repair, maintain and service piping and plumbing systems and equipment used for potable (drinking) water distribution, sanitary storm water systems and waste disposal.

Plumbers also work on installations for systems critical to the public’s health and safety.

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HVACR Service Technician

As an HVACR Service Technician, you will be responsible for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration services. This includes installation and maintenance of all sizes of heating and cooling systems in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial applications.

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United Association Veterans in Piping  (VIP) Program​


To ease the transition into civilian life, the United Association established the UA Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program to equip military service members preparing to leave the service with sought-after skills that can lead to lifelong careers in the increasingly in-demand pipe trades. Through 18-week accelerated courses – provided free of cost on military bases across the country – VIP participants earn industry-recognized certifications and direct entry into solid private-sector jobs with good pay and benefits.

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 94 is proud to have had the opportunity to accept several UA Veterans In Piping Graduates into the apprenticeship program and our Local. The men and women who have served our country and received training through the UA’s Veterans In Piping Program have become assets to our Union and to our Local.

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Helmets to Hardhats


Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects transitioning active-duty military service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry.


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