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IUOE Local 12 Officers

​​David K. Sikorski, Business Manager

David Garbarino, President

Ken Hunt, Vice President

Shawn Kinsey, Recording-Corresponding Secretary

Perry Hawkins, Financial Secretary

Robert Ninteman, Treasurer

​ ​Operating Engineers Training Trust
Larry L. Hopkins, Director of Training


What is an

Operating Engineer?

Operating Engineers are highly trained, skilled professionals who...

  • Operate heavy construction equipment on high-rise buildings, roads and freeways, residential developments, dams, waterways, airports, and underground tunnels; or

  • Do specialized work operating cranes, concrete pumps, pile drivers, or drilling equipment; or

  • Perform grade checking and other job-related work tasks; or

  • Perform inspections and testing during construction phase on such things as reinforced concrete, soils, structural masonry, prestressed concrete, structural steel, and welding; or

  • Repair and maintain heavy duty construction equipment, working in shops or on job sites where equipment has broken down; or

  • Work in plants that produce sand, gravel, asphalt, and concrete; or

  • Work on or near the water with dredging equipment; or

  • Evaluate and check the slopes and grade of the Earth


Home Office
OETT Local 12

2190 S. Pellissier Place

Whittier, CA 90601

Tel: (562) 695-0611

Fax: (562) 695-4676

DAS 140 Submissions


Fax: (562) 695-3913

Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm

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