About Us

Mission Statement

Sprinkler Fitters and Apprentices U.A. Local 483 is committed to providing the best trained and most qualified Sprinkler Fitters in North America. Through our partnership with the United Association of Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Sprinkler Fitters, the National Fire Sprinkler Association and all our Signatory Contractors, we provide and maintain a training facility that all members of Local Union 483 can access and utilize. Our five year apprenticeship program is accredited by both the U.A. and the State of California. U.A. Local 483 consistently has over one hundred apprentices enrolled in our program and in the ten year period from 1995 - 2005 we have graduated over 200 apprentices from our program. All members of U.A. Local 483 have access to and are encouraged to participate in our continuing education classes. These classes cover a variety of related topics for the installation of life safety systems.

In addition to the state of the art training, U.A. Local 483 is committed to providing the very best in wages, benefits and working conditions for our members and all Sprinkler Fitters in the San Francisco Bay Area. At U.A. Local 483 we believe that the very fabric of the American way of life is for all our citizens to be able to provide a decent life style with medical coverage and a respectable retirement for themselves and their families.