At Local 555 we strive for both professionalism and craftsmanship. Our Journeyman and Apprentices hold themselves to a high standard of ever-changing materials and methods of the industry. Because they receive a fair but competitive compensation package, they are career-minded and motivated to stay employed in the industry.
The versatility of our members’ skills gives contractors the confidence to bid on a wide scope of work. These skills include form setting, commercial buildings and tilt-ups slab construction, flatwork including curbs & gutters, restoration and repair, paving, bridges and civil site work, to name a few.
The mobility of our workforce provides our contractor partners the flexibility to seek projects throughout the state of Oregon and Washington.
Because of our commitment to meet our partners’ manpower and training needs, we have developed a state-of-the-art training facility and instructor staff with over 50 years of collective experience. Our curriculum includes everything from hands-on rider trowel operation, blue print reading and survey, to construction math.
Local 555 understand the competitive nature of our employers’ bidding environment. The Union has developed an innovative market recovery program and employs computer-based research and marketing techniques to assist employers in gaining access to new projects. Our contractors also rely on the established, well-managed Health Care, Pension and Apprenticeship Trusts to provide affordable benefits for their workers.
The contractors’ success is our success and we understand our role in that effort. Cement Masons 555 is committed to a prosperous future and to the stability and welfare of their workforce. Join our partnership in “Building Our Future” with professional and quality craftsmen.