|About||For over 100 years the IUOE, Local 17 has been building a better Buffalo. You'll find 17's work in our skyline and the infrastructure we use every day.|
|Mission||The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 17 is dedicated to the advancement of highly qualified and trained Operating Engineers. Local 17 strives to inspire its members to achieve the highest level of education and skill to further the advancement of the craft. Through, effective training programs, Local 17 will continue to produce Operating Engineers capable of sustaining the demands of an ever evolving industry, providing the best opportunities for our members. Local 17 represents members working as heavy equipment operators, mechanics, surveyors, stationary engineers and quarry operators in 5 ½ counties of Western New York.|
The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 17 is a proud and diverse group of builders. We work tirelessly to advance the people of Buffalo & Western New York, through improved infrastructure, and smarter spaces to work and play. We are the men & women operating the heavy equipment, local mechanics, and surveying the land.
Hiring the Best
For over 100 years, Local 17 has worked on some of the region's most recognizable building and laid the infrastructure of our cities and municipalities. When you hire our union contractors you are hiring one of the most experienced and skilled teams in the industry. We provide high-quality work done safely, done right and on time.
Training & Careers
The IUOE has extensive training & apprenticeship programs to keep up with the best practices while ensuring a safe workplace. To learn more about our jobs & training program please call (716) 627-2311
|Products||Highways, Roads, & Bridges: We operate the heavy equipment that builds a better Buffalo & Western New York.|