Operating Engineers Local 66 represents heavy equipment operators and mechanics in the construction industry. Operating Engineers is the 10th largest union in the AFL-CIO. We are dedicated to serving and protecting the needs and interests of our members and their families through the collective bargaining process, legislative action and extensive training through our Apprenticeship Program.
We are more than training, we build careers. Learn the trade, stay current with technology, and hone in on your skills to be the best Operating Engineer.
As a member of Operating Engineers Local 66 you will earn a living wage, have an annuity, a pension, and health care coverage to help build your life.
IUOE Local 66 members bring skill, integrity and professional work ethic to every job. Members have received specialty training needed to meet the complex challenges of each project. We spend $1.5 million in apprentice and journeyworker training each year.
Union wages are 19% higher than non-union counterparts.
75% of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance.
A retiree and their spouse will collect their pension for life!
We must elect Labor friendly politicians. Labor cannot match business in campaign contributions so it takes large numbers of voters for our voice to be heard! It is imperative that you are REGISTERED TO VOTE. Your future depends on it.
Recognizing members with more than 25 years of operating engineer experience.
Last Updated: 7/30/2022