Who We Are & What We Do

Established in 1948, Local 955 is one of the largest IUOE locals in North America. We are the largest trade union supporting hoisting and portable, and stationary equipment operators in Alberta.

Our members help Alberta thrive. They’re the backbone of our oilfield, mining, construction and transportation industries. They build and maintain roads, pipelines and refineries in our towns and cities. We work with more than 100 agreements in place across Alberta.

Our members work in:

  • General construction
  • Pipeline
  • Roadbuilding
  • Mining
  • Transportation
  • Fabrication shops
  • Equipment rental shops
  • Mechanical repair shops
  • Food and beverage plants
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Healthcare facilities
  • School divisions
  • County/Municipal government sectors

Our members are:

  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • Crane Operators
  • Plant Workers
  • Mechanics
  • Welders
  • Custodians
  • Health Care Workers
  • Clerical Employees

We work with employers to:

  • Build trust at work
  • Maintain respective reputations within industry
  • Build a qualified, highly skilled team of workers
  • Reduce conflict at work
  • Reduce absences and turnover
  • Improve safety practices
  • Improve quality-of-life for workers
  • Increase productivity

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