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Laborers Local 204
401 Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 
Phone 812-232-0989 / Fax 812-232-0980

For over 80 years the men and women of Laborers Local 204 have served the construction and maintenance needs of the citizens of Terre Haute and the surrounding counties by providing the best-trained, safest, and most efficient workforce in the industry.

Members have always taken tremendous pride in making sure that projects are completed on time and on budget in the safest manner possible. This is achieved through the Laborers’ unrivaled commitment to journeyman and apprentice training and a dedication to getting the job done right.

Members of Local 204 are responsible for building much of the infrastructure that the community relies on every day. Members build and maintain roads and bridges, hospitals and schools, power plants and water treatment facilities.

Jerry “Joe” Bolk
Business Manager

Phone: 812-232-0989

Trent Short
Field Representative

Phone: 812-232-0989

Doug Drake
Field Representative
Phone: (812)232-0989

Jenifer “Jenny” Whitaker
Phone: 812-232-0989

Top jobs during the past year:
• 641 Bypass, Vigo County
• Ronald Reagan Parkway, Hendricks County
• 70 and 46 interchange, Terre Haute
• Margaret Avenue Extension, Terre Haute
• Residence Halls, Indiana State University
• Merom Power Plant
• Highway 46, Spencer
• Bridge and asphalt repair, Montezuma
• Pipeline, Hendricks County

Local 204 members enjoy all the benefits of Union membership including excellent wages and overtime pay,fringe benefits such as a health plan covering more than 20,000 Indiana Laborers and their families, a prescription drug plan, retiree insurance, and a pension plan.The over 700 proud, strong, and united members of Laborers Local 204 are hard at work every day serving Clay, Owen, Greene, Putnam, Sullivan, Parke, Vigo,Vermillion, Fountain and Warren counties. 

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Laborers Apprentice Program
Contact: Sean Coakley (812) 279-9751
P.O. Box 758 Bedford, IN 47421

Every member of the union has access to a state-of-the-art training center which provides instruction in scaffold building, pipe laying and shoring, environmental 
remediation, mason tending, hoisting and rigging, OSHA construction safety, first aid and CPR, all offered at no cost to members.

The three-year program includes 432 classroom
hours and 4,000 on the job hours. Applications are taken daily.

The Indiana Laborers’ Training Trust fund was the recipient of the 2014 Top Notch Standards of Excellence Award for Training.

Each year, Top Notch, a labor management association, honors the highest level of achievement in Indiana’s Union Construction Industry in its Standards of Excellence Awards.

These standards, created by Top Notch of Indiana and adopted by union tradesmen and contractors across the state, cover such industry areas as training, continuing education, safety, productivity, economic development and user/owner satisfaction.

The Local also conducts outreach to job fairs, career  days, and trade shows.

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