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Who We Are

West Michigan Plumbers, Fitters and Service Trades Local Union No. 174 of The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada. Our geographical jurisdiction includes the counties of Kent, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa and Ionia.

100 Years of History

For over 100 years Local 174 has furnished the most highly skilled, motivated and exceptionally well-trained workforce to West Michigan mechanical contractors, helping to make them more competitive and by far the best value for any customer. The job may be a power plant, school, hospital, manufacturing facility, personal residence or anything in between. We install, renovate and maintain plumbing, heating and HVAC systems.

Additional Info

If you would like additional information, or would like to be part of this organization, either as a member or a signatory contractor, please contact us.
Local #174 accepts applications at least once every two years, depending on work in the area. If you would like to be contacted once we accept applications please fill out an information form at our Union Office at 1008 O'Malley Dr. Coopersville, MI 49404. If you have experience as a plumber, pipefitter, welder or HVAC Service Technician please contact the Union Hall at (616) 837-0222

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Jeffrey Wilkerson
Business Manager/Financial Secretary-Treasurer

Bob Barnett
Assistant Business Manager

Jason Finch
Business Agent

Chris Pelton

Lisa Johnson
Accounting Manager

Cami Burris
Administrative Assistant

Jeff Rumsey
Training Coordinator

Daren Wilson
Building Trades Instructor

Al Balcam
Service Trades Instructor

Nicole Schumaker
Training Assistant


Locate Us

Service Trades Local Union 174

Contractor Links

Advantage Mechanical ~ Refrgeration
Andy J Egan Co, Inc.
B&V Mechanical, Inc.
Hurst Mechanical
Johnson Controls
Lascko Plumbing & Mechanical
Mall City Mechanical
Manistee Welding
CR Meyer
Monarch Welding & Engineering
Northern Boiler & Processing, Inc.
Phoenix Refrigeration
Pressures & Pipes, Inc.
Rich & Howell Plumbing, Inc.
Rite-Way Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Teachout Industrial Contracting
Troy Brooke Mechanical
Washaw Construction
W. Soule & Company
1008 O'Malley Drive
Coopersville, MI, USA 49404
Mon. to Fri. 8am to 5pm
Weekends Closed