Laborers Local 300 journeyman Sergio Huerta says, “It’s a safe place to work and a good steady job.”
“We’re doing a lot here,” says Aaron Crowder, 50, superintendent with UA Local 761 Plumbers & Fitters. “The old clay pipes we run into, we’re replacing them with schedule 40 PVC.
“I’m proud of my people,” says Christian Alvarez, foreman with Roofers & Waterproofers Local 36.
Carlos Merida of Roofers & Waterproofers Local 36.
To avoid the worst of the summer heat, Roofers like Johnny Penate arrive at 6 am and wrap up at 2:30 pm.
“I’m happy to be here,” says Juan Valtierra, left, a second-year apprentice with Iron Workers Local 433. “I’m learning new things.”