Forward Thinking... Together.

Just what is the Boilermakers union?

We’re an elite membership of skilled craftsmen and women and industrial workers, trained and committed to stand apart as the best. We’re the choice for workers who want an innovative, forward-thinking union that looks out for its members today and tomorrow. And we’re the choice for owners, contractors and other employers who want to get the job done right —
on time, within budget and safely.  Every time.

Forward Thinking... Together.

Just what is the Boilermakers union?
We’re an elite membership of skilled craftsmen and women and industrial workers, trained and committed to stand apart as the best. We’re the choice for workers who want an innovative, forward-thinking union that looks out for its members today and tomorrow. And we’re the choice for owners, contractors and other employers who want to get the job done right —
on time, within budget and safely. Every time.

Boilermakers Union Local 242 – Spokane, WA

6404 N Pittsburg
Spokane, WA 99217

Ph# 509-489-1891 

Fax 509-484-5731
Email: bm242@aol.com

Open: Monday – Friday

8am to Noon & 1pm to 5pm

(Office CLOSED from Noon to 1pm for lunch)

What Is A Boilermaker?

  • Anyone who works in the boiler construction or repair trade
  • A member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers
  • A Purdue University student or alumni
  • A shot and a beer

Our Work

Nuclear

Power Generation

Refinery

Renewables

Our History

The birth and growth of the Boilermakers union in the 19th Century goes hand-in-hand with the birth and growth of the United States and Canada.  Emergent industries needed to harness steam, transport people across the nation, as well as power a growing manufacturing sector.  Skilled craftsmen were in demand…

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