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    We are proud to be the face of middle-class America





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    Craftsmanship at the highest level





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    PRODUCTIVE

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    We deliver everyday





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    First to arrive, last to leave





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    ALWAYS THE BEST!

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    A great legacy since 1939





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    PROUD, SKILLED,

    PRODUCTIVE, COMMITTED...

    ALWAYS THE BEST!



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    PROUD

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    We are proud to be the face of middle-class America





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    SKILLED

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    Craftsmanship at the highest level





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    PRODUCTIVE

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    We deliver everyday





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    ALWAYS THE BEST!

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    A great legacy since 1939





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New Look, Same Values

Since 1939, we’ve brought our highly skilled services, quality training and ideas to work each and every day. While respecting our roots and honoring our great heritage, our new website and social media presence are proof that we we are progressing with the times. Although we are over 75 years old, please enjoy our new look and also consider why Local 3 matters even more today.

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New Look, 
Same Values

A union that’s been around since 1939 doesn’t achieve that longevity without honoring traditions while growing and progressing with the times. Our new website and social media presence are proof that we stay on the cutting-edge of communications, while respecting our roots. Enjoy the new website’s look and consider why Local 3 matters and has mattered for over 75 years.

What Makes Us Unique

Operating Engineers Local 3 strikes a perfect balance between past and future. As the largest construction trades local in the United States, we represent a membership of hard-working, dedicated craftsmen who are constantly evolving their skills, while adhering to the vision our founders held. From humble beginnings, we grew, honoring working people’s values and serving a highly-trained workforce. Let us serve you.

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What Makes
Us Unique

Operating Engineers Local 3 strikes a perfect balance between past and future. As the largest construction trades local in the United States, we represent a membership of hard-working, dedicated craftsmen who are constantly evolving their skills, while adhering to the vision our founders held. From humble beginnings, we grew, honoring working people’s values and serving a highly-trained workforce. Let us serve you.

What Makes
Us Unique

Operating Engineers Local 3 strikes a perfect balance between past and future. As the largest construction trades local in the United States, we represent a membership of hard-working, dedicated craftsmen who are constantly evolving their skills, while adhering to the vision our founders held. From humble beginnings, we grew, honoring working people’s values and serving a highly-trained workforce. Let us serve you.

Careers

We don’t just find people jobs; we find them careers … for a lifetime. We teach them skills, wherever they’re at on their journey, whether they’ve never operated a piece of a equipment or want to learn how to use GPS on a dozer. We also teach them wherever they’re at geographically. With four elite training centers across our four-state jurisdiction, you can get trained in California, Nevada, Utah or Hawaii. It’s easy, and the rewards are immeasurable.

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Careers

We don’t just find people jobs; we find them careers … for a lifetime. We teach them skills, wherever they’re at on their journey, whether they’ve never operated a piece of a equipment or want to learn how to use GPS on a dozer. We also teach them wherever they’re at geographically. With four elite training centers across our four-state jurisdiction, you can get trained in California, Nevada, Utah or Hawaii. It’s easy, and the rewards are immeasurable.

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Careers

We don’t just find people jobs; we find them careers … for a lifetime. We teach them skills, wherever they’re at on their journey, whether they’ve never operated a piece of a equipment or want to learn how to use GPS on a dozer. We also teach them wherever they’re at geographically. With four elite training centers across our four-state jurisdiction, you can get trained in California, Nevada, Utah or Hawaii. It’s easy, and the rewards are immeasurable.

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OE3 FACTS

Of our 35,000+ members, about 7,000 are public employees

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OE3 FACTS

Of our 35,000+ members, about 7,000 are public employees

What our members have to say

What our members
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“Joining Local 3 was the best thing that ever happened to me. I appreciate the difference in my wages.”

Juan Davila18 year member/Gradesetter

“The retirement is excellent. The Health and Welfare has always been good for my family.”

Mike Robertson65 year member/Retiree

“I tell people all the time about my career with Local 3. I’m proud of it. They should join!”

Chris Boblittfourth-step Apprentice

“Joining Local 3 was the best thing that ever happened to me. I appreciate the difference in my wages.”

Juan Davila18 year member/Gradesetter

“The retirement is excellent. The Health and Welfare has always been good for my family.”

Mike Robertson65 year member/Retiree
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