The next General Membership Meeting will be held Friday November 4 at 7:00pm.
Welcome to Local 17
On behalf of the Officers and Members of The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 17, we welcome you to our website. Local 17 covers five and half counties which include Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Orleans, Wyoming and Western Genesee Counties. Local 17 Operating Engineers represents heavy equipment operators, mechanics, surveyors in the construction industry and Stationary Engineers working inside building and performing all types of facility maintenance. Also, Local 17 has members that work in machine repair shops, and quarries as well as a growing number of public sector units (towns or municipalities).
Local 17’s Training Fund is accepting applications for the Apprenticeship program starting in April of 2017. Please click on the application flyer below for more information. application-flyer