Get to Know Us

We represent one trade with many crafts. Our members touch every aspect of a construction project; they’re frequently first on the job and the last to leave. You will find Local 283 carpenters on commercial, residential, and institutional job sites, providing the skills and experiences that only union training can supply.

We are a strong, versatile, professional manpower and community resource expertly equipped to be vital, contributing carpenters, neighbors, family members, friends, and citizens.

It is our mission to provide our contractor partners with highly skilled, safe, and productive carpenters so that they will, in turn, remain competitive and successful local businesses.


We are also committed to preserving the area’s standards regarding carpenter wages, health care, retirement benefits, and a safe work environment. Enhanced by a diverse membership, we strive to promote professionalism in the industry to the betterment of the general community.

Unlimited Resources

Our affiliation with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters gives us the support of one of the oldest and largest trade unions. Our members have unlimited opportunities to receive world-renowned skill training, develop MBA-level professional and personal leadership abilities, and provide a good quality of life for our families.

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The UBC Mission

We lead the way in training, educating, and representing the next generation of skilled construction professionals. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) places a top priority on developing the top professionals who are not only technical experts in their craft, but who also demonstrate effective communication and leadership qualities.