Why Join The Ua?
Are you looking for a career that provides you with excellent wages, healthcare and retirement security? Are you an experienced professional looking for greater opportunities in your field? As members of the United Association, we build and keep America running every day. Our members work in a wide variety of industries—residential markets, commercial buildings, large and small industrial projects, pipeline and shipyards.
The UA has been training qualified pipe tradesmen and women longer than anyone else in the industry. We provide the premier training programs available in the industry today, including five-year apprenticeship programs, extensive journeyman training, a comprehensive, five-year instructor training program, and numerous certification programs. We help our signatory contractors grow their market share by identifying new opportunities, providing support and connecting them to the safest, most skilled and most highly trained workforce in the industry.