Welcome to Ironworker Local 848

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Welcome to Iron Workers Local 848

Ironworkers Local 848 was chartered January 1, 2007 to provide skilled Ironworker Tradesmen to both states. We are proud to say we have been a part of building the skyline of the Carolina's since the 1930's. Over the years we have provided good wages, retirement benefits and health insurance to thousands of families in the Carolina's and by using local tradesman they are putting money back into the local economy.

Our members are highly trained and skilled in all aspects of the Ironworking trade: Structural, Welding, Fitting, Fabricating, Rigging, Ornamental, Curtain walls, Precast and Miscellaneous such as stairs and hand rail. We have a DOL registered Apprenticeship Program as well as Journeyman Upgrade Program so our members stay up on the latest training including OSHA and MSHA safety regulations.

We thank you for taking the time to review our website and we look forward to servicing you as a contractor or by becoming a member.

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Our members have been building the bridges, buildings, schools, factories, power plants, hospitals, stadiums and other structures throughout the Carolinas. Our members are proud to continue the tradition of providing the ironworking industry with a hardworking, highly skilled and dedicated workforce.

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Benefits Office

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Ironworkers 848 is committed to putting the most highly trained workforce into the field to work for our contractors. View our huge database full of local and regional contractors. If you need assistance, please call us today!

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Training Center

The iron working industry is very strenuous and most tedious. An Ironworker must be alert at all times in order to perform the duties of connecting, welding, installing decking,in addition to bending and pulling of the steel.

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Members Only

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Our members have been a part of building the bridges to connect our roads, buildings to make up the cities skyline, building the vast number of schools and universities in our area, manufacturing plants, breweries, several stadiums, hospitals, the building of three nuclear power plants are some of the projects ironworkers have worked on.