Ironworkers Local 22
110 South 13th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
5600 Dividend Rd., Ste A Indianapolis, IN 46241
Ironworkers work with structural iron, precast concrete, reinforcing re-bar, bridges, windmills, heavy rigging (machinery moving), pre-engineered buildings, and siding.
They are on the job at large projects around mid-Indiana, including the Martinsville Eagle Valley Power Plant, Duke Energy Power Plants at Cayuga and Edwardsport, Indiana State University, Marathon Refinery, and many bridges throughout the area.
Ironworkers 22 main office is located in Indianapolis with two sub-local offices located in Terre Haute and Lafayette.
The local has 1,340 members serving 51 Indiana counties and 13 Illinois counties.
Benefits include medical, dental, vision plans, pension, annuity and retirement plans, and scholarships.
The national association is the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers.
Ironworker outreach includes career days at Linton High School; Lincoln Land, and Ivy Tech Community College. The local also supports activities of the United Way.
Ralph Copley, Jr.,
Assistant Business Manager
Terre Haute Organizer
Ironworks Apprentice Progam
Contact: Pascal Kateme
5600 Dividend Road, Suite B
Indianapolis, IN 46241
An Ironworker must perform the duties of connecting, welding, installing decking, in addition to climbing, lifting, sitting, standing, bending and pulling of the steel in the erection of buildings and spanning of bridges.
In a four-year training program, apprentices spend 246 hours in the classroom and 1,000 hours in supervised on-the-job training each year.
Studies include structural steel properties and handling, reinforcing, welding, burning, safety trade math, fabrication, drawings and layout, power rigging, rebar, chain link fencing, ornamental and sheeting, pre-cast concrete and post tensioning.