About Local 597

Ironworkers Local Union 597's mission is to supply a well trained and well qualified workforce to our signatory employers.

We Do This By:
Offering a 4 year Apprenticeship program to highly train you in all facets of our industry.

Journeyman Upgrade Program:
Journeyman have the ability to upgrade their skills and learn new ones. They, along with the Apprentices, are taught annually to sharpen their own skills and learn the new technologies of the Trade. Journeyman Upgrades are done through the Apprenticeship Program.

Supplying the proper Training classes to ensure Safety:
1st Aid/CPR/AED Class
OSHA Training
Scaffold Erection
MSHA Training
Subpart R Training
Welding Certification in our AWS Accredited Testing Facility
Fall Protection Training
Confined Space Training