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Contrary to the perception conveyed by mass media and some cable news, affiliation with our organization establishes a

co-operative and collaborative approach that will result in more project wins and higher profitability for your company, thanks to access to the most highly trained and skilled Plumbers and Steamfitters in Albany. We invite you to meet our contractors and contact us with your questions.

- Business Manager Edward Nadeau, on behalf of UA Local 7

A Word from Us


The Plumbers & Steamfitters Local No. 7 Annuity, Pension and Welfare Plans were established with the specific purpose of providing catastrophic health insurance and supplemental retirement income for the members of Plumbers & Steamfitters Local No. 7.

We understand the importance of having access to your membership information at your fingertips. Our member portal provides just that. With our portal, you can view  your financial information, pay your dues, request an address change, and more. 

Member Portal

Our members are required to graduate from the UA Internationals certified and accredited Joint Apprenticeship Training Program which produces the best Journeymen in the industry. This 5-year apprenticeship program which requires an apprentice to have over 9,000 hours of on-the-job training as well as over 1,800 hours of classroom education from certified instructors means that you have the most qualified workforce at your disposal.



 Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 7 has a no-commitment/no obligation policy that allows a contractor to hear firsthand what Local 7 has to offer. Then, and only then, can you make the decision if Local 7 is right for your company. There is no contractor considered too large or too small. We have shops ranging from one man to 100+ men working under our various agreements. The first step, however, is yours. Why not find out what the Local 7 can do for you and your business?

Local 7 is accepting applications online as of March 7, 2024!

Apprenticeship Applications Open!

Information about the United Association's training/apprenticeship programs.

Journeyman Training

Business Manager Ed Nadeau talks to YNN about the region's growing high-tech sector.

Inside the Growing Nanotech Industry

Article, "The Truth About Plumbers", by Jim LaBate

The Truth About Plumbers

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