Mike Taskey, apprentice of the year 2018.


If you have any questions, please contact Gerald Simpson.
Office: 804-991-4555
Cell: 804-836-4707

Upcoming Training Opportunities

You must sign-up for these class’s if you plan to attend.

These class’s our open to all members of IUOE #147 and IUOE #465 that are in good standing.

40hr Hazwhopper Training
starting on March 23, 2019 at 8am
Members MUST sign up for these classes

All classes will be held at theIUOE Local #147 Training Site in Disputanta, VA.
If you have any questions feel free to call. Morning refreshments are provided, please bring your lunch.

Disputanta, VA 23842

Please call Gerald Simpson for more info and to sign up for these classes due to training info needed.

photo of IUOE147 members with new overhead crane

New Overhead Crane

2017 apprentice of the year tyler thompson

2017 Apprentice-of-the-Year Tyler Thompson

As an integral part of its commitment to provide highly skilled heavy equipment operators and stationary/facilities engineers to the construction, stationary and environmental industries, the International Union of Operating Engineers developed and implemented comprehensive training programs that are widely recognized as the best in those industries.

IUOE local unions throughout the U. S. and Canada , with extensive support and input from the International Union, administer the training programs.

Additionally, the IUOE has cooperative working agreements with the U. S. Department of Energy to administer and operate the nation’s foremost hazardous materials (HAZMAT) training program and the International Environmental Technology and Training Center , both located at the IUOE National Hazmat Project in Beckley, WV.

The IUOE also participates in the Job Corps program, a training program for young people, age 16 – 24. The IUOE has training agreements with the U.S. Departments of Labor and Agriculture to administer and operate pre-apprenticeship training programs at various Job Corps training centers throughout the U.S.