Brothers and Sisters
If you have been denied access to the NYS Crane written exam, and feel that you were denied in error, please contact the Union Hall at
Please see the links below for the CAI Scholarship and the Louis G. Nappi Scholarship
Custom NYS Licence Plates availble for Operating Engineers
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Brothers and Sisters,
As you are aware, public health officials have discouraged all gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
In light of the growing concern for the health and safety of our employees, we have decided to restrict the entry of
non-employees to our offices. While both our Union and Welfare offices remain open at this time, we are offering reduced hours.
The union hall will be open Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 3:30pm - Lunch will be 12:30 to 1:00.
We are asking members to make any deliveries and drop-offs in our drop-box at the main entrance. Our phone lines also remain open for any questions or concerns
IMPORTANT APPRENTICESHIP INFORMATION
Local 137 is NOT recruiting for Apprentices at this time. We have a current ranking list that is good until July of 2022.
If you are interested in the next recruitment in 2022 you can submit a resume to email@example.com. If you have served in the military, you should sign-up for the Helmets to Hardhats program and include that information on your resume.
The Training Center will respond, by e-mail, upon receipt of your resume. DO NOT call the center for any reason.
Your resume will be kept on file and you will be notified three months prior to the next recruitment.
Important: Local 137 can only recruit in its Jurisdictions boundaries. You must reside in Westchester, Putnam or Dutchess (south of Route 44 only) Counties to be considered.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL MEMBERS MUST BE CURRENT IN THEIR DUES PAYMENTS.
SHOULD MEMBERS FALL 6 MONTHS OR MORE BEHIND, AS PER OUR CONSTITUTION, THEY COULD BE SUBJECT TO EXPULSION.
WORK CARDS ARE NOW DUE FOR DECEMBER 2020, JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2021
THERE IS NOW A LOCK BOX AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY AS TO STUDENTS
The International Union of Operating Engineers
Local 137 Apprenticeship Fund admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Greetings from Business Manager Jeff Loughlin
Welcome to the Website of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 137.
Local 137 represents the Operating Engineers in the Counties of Westchester, Putnam and parts of Southern Dutchess. Operating Engineers operate and maintain heavy equipment such as cranes, loaders, backhoes, excavators, forklifts and bulldozers which helped build the roads, bridges, tunnels, buildings and infrastructure that keep our nation moving ahead.
Currently, our members are working on a major hospital building project, that being the addition to White Plains Hospital. Most recently, Local 137 members completed two other major projects. In the Spring of 2013, Operating Engineers began work on the replacement of the former Tappan Zee Bridge, and in June 2020, the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge was completed. This massive project was one of the largest infrastructure projects in our nation, and employed over 500 Operating Engineers from many different locals in the Northeast, in addition to members of Local 137 and 825.
In 2017, Local 137 began The Cricket Valley Power Plant Project in our northern jurisdiction of Dover, New York, and completed the project in May 2020. This project took two and a half years to complete and employed over 100 Local 137 members as well as over 1,100 other tradesmen and tradeswomen.
Ongoing work continues on two DEP Tunnel Projects. These two projects continue to provide Local 137 members with steady employment.
High-rise building construction is also providing work for our Tower Crane Operators. Local 137 members are anxiously waiting for two other major projects to begin. One will be another Tunnel Project and the other will be the de-commissioning of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, which is scheduled to begin in late 2021. These two projects will employ many Local 137 members for years to come.
As always, we are united in solidarity and proud to be Operating Engineers. Our wishes for health and safety go out to you and your families.
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