509-489-1891 / Fax 509-484-5731
email: bm242@aol.com
6404 N Pittsburg
Spokane, WA 99217

Travis Dilley – Business Manager
Lisa Brown – Office Manager
Ali Henderson – Office Assistant

Open: M – F 8am to Noon & 1pm to 5pm

Office CLOSED from Noon to 1pm for lunch


President – Luka Bender
Vice-President – Cody Piwonka
Secretary-Treasurer – Luke Lafley
Business Manager – Luke Lafley
Recording Secretary – George Moore
Chairman of Trust – Dan Gassenberg
Trustee – Benjamin Robinson
Trustee – Steve Burger
Inspector – Scott Covington

What Is A Boilermaker?


As most of you know, Mark Keffeler has accepted a position as an International Representative for Locals 242 and 502. Mark will also be implementing a new scheduling process that will enable the Contractors to plan work at times that are most advantageous for manpower and availability.

We would like to extend a huge thank you to Mark Keffeler for his many years of hard work that he has given as a Journeyman Boilermaker as well as Business Manager to Local 242.

At this time, Travis Dilley has stepped in as Interim Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer.

Local 242 will be holding nominations for the vacated position(s) immediately following our regular June 9th, 2018 meeting.

The election will be conducted by mail. The ballots will be sent out to the members approximately June 15th, 2018 and must be returned to the P.O. Box on or before July 13th, 2018. Ballot instructions and pre-adressed envelopes will be provided.

Election results will be read at the regular July meeting. This will start at 10:00am on July 14th, 2018 at 6404 N. Pittsburgh, Spokane, WA 99217. Newly elected lodge officers will officially take over July 14th, 2018.

Please feel free to call the Union Hall with any questions or concerns.

** All Classes for union members only **


You may practice welding at the Spokane Union Hall: Tues & Thurs, 5-8pm
(Call office for opennings)

..or at the Portland Training Center 2515 NE Columbia Blvd. Portland, OR 97211: Tues – Fri, 8am – 4:30pm.

We recommend that you use this time while we have an instructor in the shop to practice for work and/or Common Arc testing.

Please call the Union Hall with questions.

2nd Saturday of every month, 10:00am at Spokane Union Hall

Only available on the 1st Wednesday of every month, between 1pm and 5pm at the union hall.
(Or by mail, with a completed Apprentice Application Request form)

As of Jan 1st 2018, monthly dues are as follows:
$53.25 – Field Construction
$53.00 – Shop Members
Monthly dues are to be paid by the 1st of each month.

All members wanting to work MUST be current on BDS System. For questions on staying or becoming current on BDS, see Referral Rules.

If your contact info has changed, please Contact Us or call the office with your new address, ph#, or email address.

Some useful Forms can be downloaded from our Forms page.