Local Union 19 - Philadelphia, PA

Copyright 2014. Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 19. All rights reserved.

​Sheet Metal Workers

Residential HVAC Contractor Opportunities

Industrial Sheet Metal & Welding Contractor Opportunities

Why are Unions good business?

  • Labor costs are constant for the duration of the contract
  • No advertising costs related to personnel
  • No time or costs to administer health care and retirement plans
  • Access to our nationally and jointly developed training program designed to increase effectiveness and productivity
  • Productivity is measurably increased
  • We supply you with qualified labor
  • Growth potential is not limited by the skill or amount of available workforce
  • Workers have access to skill-upgrading programs
  • The benefits of SMACNA Membership are available to you

Advantages of becoming a Local 19 Contractor: 

  • You can call day or night for skilled workforce. 
  • You have access to be competitive.
  • You gain access to new markets, PLAs (Project Labor Agreements)
  • You have access to our multi-employer network for contracting opportunities.
  • You have access to membership in SMACNA.
  • You gain organizational support for your business from a union that recognizes the value of Labor/Management Cooperation.
  • You and your employees are entitled to the best benefits in the industry:
    • Health 
      • Blue Cross PPO, Open Access
      • Vision care
      • Dental
      • Prescription drugs
      • Mental Health 
      • Employee Assistance Program    
    • Pension and Annuity 
      • Local 19 Pension
      • Annuity Fund (401K)
  • Continuous training of journeypersons and apprentices in our state-of-the-art facility.
  • The backing of our long-term commitment to the industry.
  • Union advertising showcasing our contractors with website presence.

Commercial HVAC Contractor Opportunities

It is our desire to establish a mutually beneficial relationship with all of the Sheet Metal and HVAC Contractors in the Tri-State Area. Sheet Metal Workers Local #19 offers many benefits beyond skilled craftsmen and craftswomen. We are dedicated to providing products, training and services to advance members, business, markets and profitability.

We have taken pride in our over 120-year relationship with our Industry Partners by providing curriculum for Journeypersons and Apprentice training programs, instructor training programs and certification testing programs.