Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 81 was chartered August 1, 2020. We represent over 1,400 union trained Plumbers, Pipe Fitters, Steam Fitters and HVAC/R Technicians. We are located in Syracuse, NY. Our geographical territory covers over 14 Counties from the border of Pennsylvania to the United States border with Canada. Our parent organization The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada is based in Annapolis, MD.

Our members are highly trained craftsmen who fabricate, install, and service residential, commercial, and industrial piping systems.

We work in various facilities including: Chemical Plants, Health Care Facilities, Hi-Rise Apartment Buildings, High-Tech Facilities, Hotels & Motels, Office Buildings, Paper Mills, Pharmaceutical Plants, Power Plants, Processing Facilities, Private and Public Schools, Single-family Homes, and Supermarkets.

Local 81 provides its members essential apprentice and journeyman upgrade training to ensure that we have a highly educated and skilled workforce. We also provide our members and their families the quality fringe benefits they deserve. We have a solid and committed contractor and customer base. We promote strong labor relations and provide highly trained craftsmen for any size project including process piping, high purity clean room, plumbing, steam fitting, refrigeration, air conditioning, medical gas, pipe fabrication, hydraulics, instrument control, HVAC/R Service, rigging, industrial instrumentation, and welding certifications in all processes including orbital tube welding.

We pride ourselves on ensuring the job is done right the first time, under budget, and on schedule.