Becoming a Member

BECOME A CARPENTER

The Carpenters Union prepares our members with the skills and training for a career in construction trades. We are committed to a fair day’s pay, safe work site, secure retirement and inclusive work site for all workers. We build leaders through training, hard-work and solidarity. Being a Carpenter is not just a job; it’s a career in a changing economy with opportunity for success working on the biggest projects and tackling the greatest challenges.

The Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters represents over 20,000 Carpenter craft men and women in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. We represent carpenters, piledrivers, exterior/ interior systems, millwrights, trade show workers, shipwrights, exterior/interior specialists, scaffold erectors, insulators and related craft workers who have banded together to maintain and improve Safety, Wages, Benefits, Training and Working Conditions.

As a voting member of the PNWRCC and your Local, you have a voice in your leadership, contracts and important issues that Carpenters represent. Union workers earn more, have a safer job sites, maintain better benefits and have the opportunity for the best jobs.

To join, find the Local that represents your crafts or learn more about training and apprenticeship opportunities if you are new to the building trades.

Contact the Regional Council Headquarters on where to sign up. Begin your career as a Carpenter.

Phone: (253) 945-8800 or Toll Free: (800) 573-8333

Did You Know?

UBC started on job sites across the country.

Our founding president, Peter J. McGuire worked tirelessly on the job sites across the country with his fellow Carpenters to organize the union. In 1881, he organized a Chicago convention to form a union. Representatives from 11 cities joined him and they produced a constitution and structure. Learn More

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