• International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 701
    Building Oregon and Southwest Washington since 1918
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    What We Do
    Local 701 has been fighting for working class families for more than 100 years. We fight for our members so that they can build America.
    Who We Are
    Our staff is made up of hard working men and women who know workers rights. Our E-Board has more than 100 years of combined experience standing up to employers.
    Who We Represent
    We represent construction and maintenance workers, the industry's best heavy equipment operators, mechanics, and maintenance workers.
    Scholarship Opportunity!

    Scholarship opportunity for children of Oregon State Building Trades members! The Oregon State Building Trades Council is accepting applications for their annual scholarship. Two applicants will be accepted for a $1,000 college scholarship. To apply, use the pdf below, or go to https://www.oregonbuildingtrades.

    Operating Engineers Mourn the Loss of Labor Leader Richard Trumka

    "Today, the labor movement lost one of its true champions. From his early days as a coal miner, Rich Trumka fought tirelessly on behalf of American workers and lent his voice to the struggle of workers around the world..."

    Bipartisant Infrastructure Deal! Call Your Senator!

    Call your senator to support the bipartisan infrastructure deal!

    Message from General President Callahan Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal a Job Creating Engine

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    Carpenters, Laborers, and Operating Engineers Unions Support the Clean Energy for America Act (April 23)

    Carpenters, Laborers, and Operating Engineers Unions Support the Clean Energy for America Act APRIL 21, 2021 [WASHINGTON, DC] – The following statement was issued today by James T. Callahan, General President of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Douglas J.

    Did you recently change your phone number or address? Looking to get on the out of work list or into training? Do you have any new certifications or skills? Make sure that you stay in touch with dispatch and let them know so that they have the most up-to-date information!

    We have invested millions of dollars in our state-of-the-art training center in Canby, OR to ensure that are members are the most skilled professionals in our craft. If you are looking to upgrade your skills make sure to check the training center website for a class schedule.

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    Upcoming Events
    District 4 Meeting Hermiston
    Oct 19, 2021
    Oxford Suites 1050 N 1st St. Hermiston OR
    District 4 Meeting The Dalles
    Oct 20, 2021
    Cousin’s Restaurant 2114 W 6th St. The Dalles OR
    Daylight Saving Time Ends
    Nov 07, 2021
    Veterans Day
    Nov 11, 2021
    Thanksgiving Day
    Nov 25, 2021

    Building light rail
    An excavator operator working with grade setters to ensure the project is in spec.
    Apprenticeship works!
    Apprentice Mitchell Ford working hard to build his career building America.
    Sunlight drills
    Drill operators up with the sun to build a solid foundation.
    Windy but not a breeze
    Wind energy in Eastern Oregon depends on skilled operators to build and maintain the windmills.
    Cruise ship in drydock
    Operators work hard at the shipyard to keep this cruise liner in shipshape.
    Engineers everywhere
    Whether it's in the tower, pumping concrete, of running an excavator, our members know how to get things done!
    Local 701 leads the way
    Local 701 members listen to General President Callahan and Local 302 Business Manager Darren Konopaski praise the work Local 701 is doing.
    Sellwood Bridge work
    Marine work can be tricky, but our members are professionals that know how to get the job done!
    Hospitals depend on us!
    Stationary engineer Mike Watson keeps the lights on and the boilers running at a local hospital.
    Lots of work on Broadway
    Operating engineers dig deep to make sure that downtown skyscrapers have the foundation they need.
    Spider crane
    Local 701 members get the best training on the latest equipment.
    Going strong
    Treasurer Kim Johansen gives her report on the strong financial position of the union.
    Stronger together
    A packed house of over 200 members at the 2019 Summer Semiannual Meeting.
    Asphalt plant
    Local 701 members run, maintain, and repair the batch plants that produce the material to pave local roads.
    Providence Park
    Both crawler and tower cranes were used in the new construction at Providence Park.
    Retiree breakfast
    Retirees and apprentices gather before the district meeting to swap stories at the retiree breakfast.
    701 Sister
    Sister Rachel Ramey hard at work in a loader.
    Every member is the union
    Members line up to check in for the 2019 Winter Semiannual.
    Training our future
    An aerial view taken by drone of the Mark Holliday Local 701 Training Center in Canby, OR.
    Deep dig
    When the job calls for specialized equipment, Local 701 members know how to run it all.
    Tilikum Crossing
    Local 701 members work on land and water to build the Tilikum Crossing and bring light rail to Milwaukie.
    Over there please
    Machinery movers place cars on mock Daytona track at a car museum.
    Big lift
    A massive truss picked up by a crawler crane, with four towers in the background.
    By land or by sea
    Operators work together on land and on the water to get big projects done.
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