Forge Your Future.

Become an IronWorker.

Do You Have What It Takes?

Join Ironworkers Local 8. Shape the Future with Us!

At Ironworkers Local 8, we’re not just constructing buildings; we’re shaping the future. Our members are vital to creating the skylines that define our cities. With unbeatable benefits, top-tier wages, and an unwavering commitment to safety, we make sure our ironworkers are always at their best. It’s more than a job; its a calling. Do you have what it takes to join the elite?



Earn while you learn, gaining valuable skills that will set you apart in the competitive job market. Our apprenticeship program is designed to lay the groundwork for a successful and rewarding career.

Ironworkers Local 8 offers a structured and comprehensive training program that transforms novices into highly skilled journeymen ironworkers. Our apprentices master every aspect of the trade, from welding and rigging to structural steel erection.

Joining our apprenticeship program means stepping into a legacy of excellence. Are you ready to build your future with us?


Reap The Rewards. Build Your Legacy.

Joining Ironworkers Local 8 means investing in a future filled with exceptional benefits and opportunities. Our apprenticeship program equips you with top-tier skills to excel, while our union ensures you receive the rewards you deserve. As a member, you’ll enjoy higher wages, comprehensive benefits, and the security of professional support and job stability.

Competitive Wages

Earn while you learn, with regular wage increases that reflect your growing skills. Upon completion, enjoy top-tier journeyman wages that set you apart in the industry.

Skills & Training

Benefit from hands-on training by seasoned professionals. Our program covers everything from welding and rigging to blueprint reading and safety protocols, ensuring you are fully prepared for a successful career.


Our curriculum combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction, providing you with the knowledge and expertise needed to master the trade and stay ahead in a competitive job market.

Union Benefits

As a proud member of Local 8, you gain access to exceptional benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, and more. Our union supports you every step of the way, offering stability and peace of mind.

Job Security

With a strong network of contractors and a commitment to excellence, Ironworkers Local 8 guarantees steady employment opportunities. Union membership means job stability and a reliable path to career advancement.

Health & Safety

Your well-being is our top priority, always. We provide comprehensive safety training and adhere to the highest industry standards to ensure a secure working environment.

Professional Development

Take advantage of continuous learning opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career. Our program emphasizes ongoing professional development to keep you at the forefront of the industry.

Community and Brotherhood

Join a close-knit community of ironworkers who support each other. Experience the camaraderie and pride that comes with being part of a respected and elite group.

Join The Elite

Be The Best In
The Industry

Becoming an ironworker with Local 8 means joining the ranks of the best in the business.

Our members take immense pride in their craftsmanship, consistently exceeding industry standards. We are dedicated to training the most skilled and safest ironworkers, ensuring every project is completed to the highest quality.



Are you ready to join the ranks of the most skilled and dedicated ironworkers? Here’s what it takes to become a part of Ironworkers Local 8:

  • OSHA 10: Completion of OSHA 10-hour safety training.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 18 years old at the time of application.


Want to find out more about the Ironworkers Local 8 apprenticeship program? Complete the form below, and we’ll get back to you with all the details.


Fill out and submit an application online to get started. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions during the process.

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