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Road Sprinkler Fitters Local #669


Road Sprinkler Fitters Local Union 669 is currently the largest Building Trades Local Union in the United Association.  Our total membership, which includes retirees, journeymen and apprentices, is over 11,000.  Road Sprinkler Fitters 669 is a nationwide local union.  This gives the members of Local 669 the flexibility to work in almost any part of the United States they would like to seek employment.  The career of the Sprinkler Fitter can provide a range of opportunities for achievement.  Once an apprentice successfully completes the apprenticeship program and becomes a Journeyman, many opportunities lie ahead.  You can work as a foreman or move up to superintendent with a company.  Being identified as a Sprinkler Fitter is both rewarding and fulfilling.  The Officers and Business Agents are elected from the Membership by the Membership.

Requirements for Journeyman Membership.

To qualify as a journeyman an applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years of verifiable work experience in the sprinkler industry.  Applicants must provide  any of the following acceptable  items:

  1. Employer payroll records

  2. W-2 forms

  3. Payroll check stubs (sprinkler contractors)

  4. Social security records

  5. IRS records

Road Sprinkler Fitter #669 Contact Information

District 6 Business Agent

Tony Cacioppo
Tele. 985-809-9788

National Office
Tele. 800-638-0997

District 6 Organizers

Don Irby
Tele. 318-377-7150

 

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Once you have entered the Apprenticeship Program and have completed your six month probationary period, you will become a member of Local 669 and will be enrolled into the related training program.  The apprentice starts work at a percentage of the journeyman wage.  Each six months of apprenticeship, the apprentice records are reviewed to make sure that there is satisfactory progress both on-the-job and in related course.  Satisfactory progress means advancement to the next classification and a wage increase until the apprentice completes the five year program.

How do I prepare for the trade?

The following will be helpful:

  • Above average reading ability
  • Good attendance
  • Good reading ability
  • Good work ethics
  • Math skills

How do I qualify?

The following are necessary:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be physically fit to do the work of the trade
  • Must have other that dishonorable discharge from the military (if applicable)
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Must pass appropriate drug test

Where do I apply?

Road Sprinkler Fitters Local #669
P. O. Box 400
Abita Springs, LA  70420
Tele. 985-809-9788
Tony Cacioppo
Business Agent District 6