Training Center

If you want to learn the skills that will pay you serious money, now and for the rest of your life...Then you belong in today's high tech, high sweat, high reward pipe industry.

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Benefits Office

The Steamfitters Local 602 offers self insured Medical, Pension, Annuity and Training program.

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Political Action

We have created this page in conjunction with the United Association Political & Legislative Affairs Department to enable members to GET INVOLVED!

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Welcome to Steamfitters Local 602


Steamfitters UA Local #602 represents the Journeymen, Apprentices and Helpers, who work in the Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Process Piping Industry in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.

We are pleased to welcome you to our website and hope you will take the time to browse through it and learn about the many advantages and benefits of being a member of our Local Union. Our members have installed, repaired and maintained heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and process piping systems in the Nation’s Capital and its surrounding areas for over 100 Years. We have provided and continue to provide these services in a variety of different Buildings and/or Facilities across the Metropolitan Area.
Customers, who have relationships with our Local Union, know that Local 602’s members provide an invaluable service, with the highest degree of professionalism, when called upon for whatever their needs may be.

Please feel free to contact us at any time, if you have any questions or if you are in need of any additional information about our Local Union.


Important info! Contactors and building owners know Local 602 members build and service mechanical equipment with the highest degree of professionalism. And our members know they receive top wages and benefits for the outstanding work they do. Please contact us if you have any questions about Steamfitters Local 602..


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2016 Local 602 Membership Service Awards
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

We would like to take the time to congratulate the members of Local 602 who have reached their milestones in Service with the United Association.

Fri, Feb 5, 2016

On Saturday February 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am we will have our quarterly Adopt a Road cleanup of Ardwick Ardmore Road.  This event is open to any Local 602 member who wants to participate. Please wear light colored work clothing and work boots. We will meet at the apprentice school B bldg. at 7:00 am. . Inclement weather date will be 2/27/16. We will follow the same inclement weather policy as the apprentice school. If you have any questions, give Greg Davis a call at (301) 333-2356 ext. 34 or email at

2016 Apprenticeship Applications
Fri, Jan 8, 2016

All Apprenticeship Applications for the 2016-2017 entering classes have concluded. The dates and times for the 2017 Application Process will be posted under the Training Center section of this website as soon they have been confirmed. Thank you and good luck to all of this years applicants.

Carrier Corporation Training Classes
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

These classes are being offered to UA Members at NO charge to attendees - registration fees will be covered by the ITF. Employers will be responsible for wages and all travel costs. Class size is limited and these classes fill up quickly. Priority is given to UA instructors. Please click on the News Heading above for more information.

Article About the Mattawoman Energy Project
Wed, Sep 2, 2015

Please follow the link below to view an article from the Washington Post about the recent public hearing for the Mattawoman Energy Project.

2015 Local 602 Membership Service Awards
Sat, May 9, 2015

We would like to take the time to congratulate the members of Local 602 who have reached their milestones in Service with the United Association.

Maryland State Governor Tours our Apprenticeship School
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Please visit our photo gallery to view pictures of the Governor's tour of our school.

Welcome to the New Website for Steamfitters 602!
Wed, Apr 1, 2015

The leadership and members of Steamfitters Local 602 of the United Association would like to welcome you to our newly designed website.  On our site you can find out a great deal of information about our great local and international union.

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Upcoming Events

Tue, May 3, 2016

Nominations will be accepted at the “Notified Meeting” to be held before the regular, May 3, 2016, meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the U.A. Mechanical Trades School, located at 8509 Ardwick-Ardmore Road, Landover Maryland.  Nominations will be accepted for:

1. Finance Committee Member – one vacancy - for the remainder of the term through June 2018.  
2. Nominations will also be accepted for the new Full Time Business Agent – for the remainder of the term through June, 2018. 

Sat, May 7, 2016

Steamfitters Local 602 proudly presents it’s 2016 Awards Dinner Dance on Saturday, May 7, 2016
7:00 p.m. till 1:00 a.m. at Martins Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Thu, Jun 2, 2016

A secret ballot election to fill the Finance Committee vacancy and the new Business Agent position referenced and Finance Board Member will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the U.A. Mechanical Trade School, 8509 Ardwick-Ardmore Road, Landover Maryland.