Since 1949 we have been training qualified craftsmen across the entire Southeast Gulf Coast region. We pride ourselves in our great Apprenticeship program as well as our Journeyman, Instrumentation, and HVAC Service programs. Our members maintain a commitment to quality that we instill from day 1.
Pipefitters Local 211 was chartered in 1949 and is one of over 300 local union in the United Association. Local 211 was formed from members of Local 195 in Beaumont, Texas. The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation, and servicing of piping systems. The UA has been training qualified pipe tradesmen longer that anyone else in the industry. The UA boasts the premier training programs available in the industry today, including five-year apprenticeship programs, extensive journeymen training, organized instructor training and certification programs. Also, members of Pipefitters Local 211 and the United Association are offered a great pension and good medical benefits.
Our 5-year classroom and on-the-job training program covers all phases of pipefitting, welding, instrumentation, and HVAC service. Our instructors are top-notch and individual attention and guidance are given to all students. Our training facility is state-of-the-art and second to none. Local 211 maintains high standards to ensure our Contractors are provided with skilled, efficient, and productive Journeymen who maintain a do it right the first-time attitude. Check out our Apprenticeship page for more details.