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Carpenters Local 133
3050 South Sixth Street
Terre Haute, IN 47802
Phone: 812-232-6035
Fax: 812-232-6036

Carpenters work on a variety of jobs including concrete forms, piling, framing (wood or metal), drywall, doors, door hardware, layout, heavy highway, wastewater treatment plants, bridges, scaffolding and infection control.

Local 133 members are on the job at Indiana State University and on infrastructure work including the 641 by-pass, I-70 bridges, and SR 40 bridges and the Terre Haute Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Local 133 was established in 1907 and has 535 members from Illinois and Indiana. The state/regional affiliation is the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters and the national association is the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

Membership benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, pension, annuity, scholarship, and credit union membership.

Community service activities include Special Olympics, Debs Foundation, United Cerebral Palsy, Catholic Charities, Wabash Valley Contractors Association, and the Boys & Girls Club. The Local also sponsors an annual “Carpenters Care: Cruising for Cancer” ride (two and four wheels welcome) to benefit the family of a local Union building trades member.


M. Todd Pancake, President

Jared Powell,
Vice President

Greg Tucker, Financial Secretary/Treasurer
Phone 812-232-6035

Curtis Howard, Recording Secretary

Chris Phillips,

Peter Donovan, Conductor

Scott Bosc, Trustee
John McCoy, Trustee
Josh Livvix, Trustee

Administrative Asst.
Lynnette Knoblett
Phone 812-232-6035

Apprentice Program
Contact: Jason King         812-466-7899

The four-year apprenticeship program includes 640 classroom and 5,200 on-the-job hours.

Apprentices learn building layout, concrete forms, doors and hardware, metal stud framing, drywall, blueprint reading, transit and level, ceilings, first aid, CPR, OSHA, welding, and safety data sheets.

Other educational opportunities for apprentices include classes in technical writing, human relations, and labor history to earn an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science.

Journeyman training is ongoing all year and is designed to be industry-responsive and meet contractor needs.

Certifications available include first aid, CPR, AED, rigger and signaler
certification, scaffold erector, OSHA 10 hour and 30 hour, aerial lift, and fall protection. 

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