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, Niagara, 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).
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Until further notice Local 17’s office will be closed due to COVID-19 and NYS mandate
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MEMBERS ONLY SECTION is now available to our Union Members!
This section includes valuable resources specific to our union members including form downloads and latest member benefit information.
To access the Members Section of our website, you must be a current union member of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 17.
Please take a moment to fill out and submit your Membership Registration Request. All Membership Registration Requests are pending until reviewed and approved by the IUOE-17 administrative office. You will be notified by email once your membership Registration Request has been reviewed and approved.