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Ironworkers Local 22
110 South 13th Street  
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Phone 812-232-5421
Fax 812-232-8547
5600 Dividend Rd., Ste A Indianapolis, IN 46241
Phone 317-243-8222
Fax 317-243-8352

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.,
Business Manager

Mark Widener,
Assistant Business Manager

Rick Crum,
Financial Secretary/Treasurer

Jon Brian
Terre Haute Organizer
Area Rep
Phone 812-232-5421

Melva Thomas
Administrative Assistant

Phone 317-243-8222

Rod Lucas
Lafayette Organizer
Area Rep
Phone 765-742-0317

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Ironworks Apprentice Progam
Contact: Pascal Kateme
Phone 317-635-4766                 
 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.

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