About Local 228
Local Union 228 steamfitters/ pipefitters layout, fabricate, assemble, install, maintain, and repair piping systems that transport all types of fluids, slurries, and gas in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. They are the only trade to specialize in the planning, design, and installation of low and high-pressure steam systems. They work in such diverse fields as oil refineries, paper mills, nuclear power plants, and manufacturing plants. They install medical gas lines in hospitals, and high-purity process piping for semiconductor, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Local Union 228 welders work in every area of the construction industry where metals and alloys are joined. Their work includes installation, maintenance, and repair of all types of piping systems, as well as join structural steel brackets and supports for such systems.