Message From The President
In today’s carpentry industry, productivity, flexibility and knowledge equal success. Local 255 knows and understands this. We want to work with you to help you supply manpower for small jobs to big jobs. We are here to help you and work together with you. When you become a signatory contractor, you take the first step towards building a partnership with one of the largest skilled labor unions on the East Coast. We are the Local that covers the needs for South Jersey.
From the moment you choose Union, your business will benefit from the strength, training and resources of our Local. You will tap into our large regional network of industry partners including developers, architects, construction manager and general contractors – all of whom can provide access to more bid opportunities.
Utilize the flexibility of our Centralized Dispatch System to capitalize on projects of all different size and scale. Wherever you work, thousands of highly skilled professionals are only a phone call away. Take advantage of our competitive rate structure to capture work in emerging markets.
You can leave the training to us as all of our members complete a rigorous 5-year apprenticeship program that incorporates the latest safety regulations and skills in a demanding curriculum. Journeyman stay current on emerging technologies in our Journeyman upgrade courses as well as numerous manufacturing specific seminars.
You invest in communities by building in the areas where our members live. Our membership wants to have more opportunities to help educate and inform their community leaders on the value of your projects to their neighborhoods.
When you hire a Local Union 255 member, you are hiring a person who has honed their craft with years of skills training and on-the-job experience. They are top notch carpenters who will bring their professionalism and commitment to quality to your job site every day. When you partner with Local 255, you can be assured you will have a steady flow of qualified manpower, your deadlines will be met and your productivity will be high.
LU 255 President