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The Teamsters are America’s largest, most diverse union. In 1903, the Teamsters started as a merger of the two leading team driver associations. These drivers were the backbone of America’s robust economic growth, but they needed to organize to wrest their fair share from greedy corporations. Today, the Union’s task is exactly the same. Drivers are worried. it’s a panic mode right now. Everyday i call the station, drivers not coming to work, because they’re scared. Ben: as covid cases show no signs of slowi, union leaders.

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What Is A Piledriver?
Piledrivers construct deep foundations, bridges, wharfs, docks and sub-sea structures which require construction deep sea divers.


  • An applicant for the Piledrivers Apprenticeship Program must be 18 years old or 17 years old with written parental consent. There is no maximum age.
  • An applicant must be in good health and physically able to perform all phases of the work.
  • An applicant must be able to read and understand the English language in order to comprehend instructions on the job and in related training classes, and to ensure personal and co-worker safety on the job.
  • An applicant must complete all application forms and provide evidence of legal employable status in the United States of America.

Our program is jointly sponsored by contractors signatory to United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America agreements and the U.B.C. As an employee and union member you will be afforded excellent medical, dental, vision care, vacation, annuity and pension.

The minimum term of Apprenticeship requires 48 months, 4800 work hours and completion of 612 hours of related instructional classes taken at a carpenters training center.

Application Process
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Local program requirements may vary from area to area please contact individual programs for more information.

Southern California
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738 Lagoon Avenue, Wilmington, CA 90744(310) 830-5300
Northern California
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2350 Santa Rita Toad, Pleasanton, CA 94566-4190(925) 462-9644
(925) 462-5293 (fax)

  • Sanitary Service Drivers & Shop Bellingham, WA: IBT Local: 7: October 22nd, 2013: Allied Waste Transportation Inc. D/b/a Republic/Allied Waste Srvcs.-Momence/Apollo Transfer Station Momence, IL: IBT Local: 24: October 22nd, 2013: Sanitary Service Drivers & Shop Bellingham, WA: IBT Local: 7: October 22nd, 2013: Waste Management of Skagit.
  • In the European Union, drivers' working hours are regulated by EU regulation (EC) No 561/2006 which entered into force on 11 April 2007. The non-stop driving time may not exceed 4.5 hours. After 4.5 hours of driving the driver must take a break period of at least 45 minutes.

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