Danville Building & Construction Trades Council

Serving Vermillion County

Note: The information listed below is a brief summary of the work description contained on the Federal Dept of Labor – Bureau of Apprenticeship Training website and is provided only as a guideline and is not all-inclusive nor reflect jurisdictional bargaining agreements between various unions.

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Photo of Boilermakers LU #60
Contact: Matthew D. Nelsen -President/Asst. Business Manager * Kirk W. Cooper -Vice Pesident/Asst. Business Manager * Gary L. Lusk -Business Manager
Address 425 W. Edgewood Court Morton IL 61550-2497
Phone: 309-266-7144 Fax: 309-266-7539 Cell Phone: 309-339-9680 Cell Phone: 309-339-9815 Website: Boilermakers


These union workers supply skills in industrial construction, shipbuilding, manufacturing, and other heavy service industries.

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Photo of Bricklayers & Tile Setters LU #8
Contact: David Toenjes -President * Peter Spence -Field Representative
Address 7 N. High Street Suite 401 PO Box 347 Belleville IL 62222 Address 3301 Broadwalk Drive Champaign IL 61826
Phone: 618-234-5340 Fax: 618-234-3646 Phone: 217-356-0419 Fax: 217-356-0694 Cell Phone: 217-369-9987 Website: Bricklayers

This union is responsible for anything related to using mortar or adhesives for laying brick, block or tile. Tile would include such items as ceramic, marble or granite on both floors and walls.


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Photo of Carpenters LU #243
Contact: Joshua Robertson -Financial Secretary
Address 402 S. Duncan Road P.O. Box 7170 Champaign IL 61826-7170
Phone: 217-670-3062 Website: Carpenters

Carpenters are involved in many different kinds of construction activity. They cut, fit, and assemble wood and other materials for the construction of residential & commercial buildings.

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Photo of Electricians LU #538
Contact: Michael P. Arbuckle -Business Manager
Address 1290 N. Michigan Avenue Danville IL 61834
Phone: 217-442-0996 Fax: 217-442-8048

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. They ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. They also install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

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Photo of Insulators LU #18
Contact: Jason Smith Business Manager
Address 3302 S. East Street Indianapolis IN 46227
Phone: 317-786-3216 Phone: 317-786-3353 Phone: 317-430-8037 Website: http://www.insulators18.org/

Also known as Heat & Frost Insulators, this union is primarily responsible for wrapping and insulating anything that requires protection from environmental elements.


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Photo of Ironworkers LU #380
Contact: Brian “Sam” Diskin -Business Representative
Address 1602 E. Butzow Drive Urbana IL 61801-2008
Phone: 217-367-6014 Fax: 217-367-6614 Cell Phone: 217-369-6553 Website: Ironworkers

The ironworkers does dense metal fabricating, erecting, installing, repairing, and working on structures, such as bridges, buildings, equipment frames/structures, cables, girders, plates, and frames.

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Photo of Laborers’ Local #703
Contact: Russell “Rusty” Davenport -Business Manager, Todd Smith – President & Field Rep, Jimmy Roedl – Sec. Treasurer & Field Rep
Address 108 E. Anthony Drive Urbana IL 61802
Phone: 217-367-0703 Fax: 217-384-2122



Laborers clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove asbestos, lead, and other hazardous waste materials.

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Photo of Operating Engineers #841
Contact: Michael W. Wombles -Business Representative, Marc Davis – Agent, Bill Sharp – Training Coordinator
Address P.O. Box 400 Oakwood IL 61858
Phone: 217-354-4858 Fax: 217-354-4493 Cell Phone: 812-820-5100 Website: Operating Engineers

Operators use several types of power construction equipment to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement.

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Photo of Painters #363
Contact: Chad Anderson -Business Representative
Address 3301 Boardwalk Dr Champaign IL 61826
Phone: 217-356-0381 Cell Phone: 618-718-9538 Website: Painters

The workers paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces and cover interior walls and ceilings of rooms with  plaster, wallpaper or fabric.

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Photo of Plasterers & Cement Masons LU #143
Contact: Christopher Butler -Business Manager * Jeff Mozingo -Business Agent
Address 3301 N. Boardwalk Drive PO Box 6569 Champaign IL 61826-6569
Phone: 217-356-9313 Fax: 217-621-9313 Cell Phone: 217-621-9313 Fax: 217-356-9934 Cell Phone: 217-480-1430 Website: Plasterers & Cement Masons
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Photo of Plumbers & Pipefitters #157
Contact: Mark Swaner -Business Manager
Address 8801 E. Milner Avenue Terre Haute IN 47803
Phone: 812-877-1531 Fax: 812-877-4450 Website: http://www.ualocal157.org/

Paul Atterson, Field Representative
2100 Oakwood Avenue – Danville, IL 61832
Phone: 217-446-3300 Fax: 217-446-1484


PWilbur E. “Webb” Crouch, Business Agent


Plumbers assemble, install, alter, and repair pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. They may also install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems.

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Photo of Roofers LU #97
Contact: Jim Hardig -Business Representative
Address 3301 N. Broadwalk Drive P.O. Box 6569 Champaign IL 61826-6569
Phone: 217-359-3922 Fax: 217-359-4722 Cell Phone: 217-781-1138

Roofers cover structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, and related materials. They may spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

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Photo of Sheet Metal LU #218
Contact: Eric Rayburn -Business Representative
Address 605 S. Country Fair Drive Champaign IL 61821-3653
Phone: 217-691-1727 Fax: 217-529-6005 Website: http://www.smart218.org

Edmund M. Robison, Business Manager

Michael Goode, Organizer

Email: MichaelGoode218@gmail.com
2855 Via Verde – Springfield, IL 62703
Office: 217-529-0161 – Fax: 217-529-6005


Sheet metal workers make, install, and maintain HVAC duct systems; roofs; siding; rain gutters; downspouts; skylights; restaurant equipment; outdoor signs and any items made from metal sheets.

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Photo of Teamsters #26
Contact: David Marxmiller -Business Representative * Tim Donovan -Business Representative
Address 908 N. Neil Street PO Box 42 Champaign IL 61820
Phone: 217-352-2259 Fax: 217-352-2259 Cell Phone: 217-202-3260 Phone: 217-352-2236 Cell Phone: 217-202-3256 Website: Teamsters

These are primarily commercial truck drivers transporting materials or equipment to construction job sites. In some cases, they may be required to unload the material or equipment they are delivering.

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