Now Available Massachusetts Process Pipefitter Applications          Union Hall Training Center Open Daily - Certified Welding Instructor Available              Union Meeting Tuesday October 14, 2014 @ 7pm       New Weld Test Date - Saturday October 11th     

Contractors In The Spotlight

Advanced Plumbing RI

The Officers of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 51 would like to welcome our newest signatory contractor Advanced Plumbing RI and owner Jody Willis. 
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Now Available Massachuseets Process Pipefitters License
Thursday, September 18, 2014

   On September 17,2014 the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety started accepting applications for the new "Process Pipefitters" license. The grandfathering period will be open for 180 days. All current Massachusetts Plumbers and Pipefitters are eligble.
   Applications are available by going to and following the links or they may be picked up at the union hall. If you have any questions contact Brett LaPlante at 401-943-3033

Welcome to UA Local Union No. 51

Local 51 Plumbers, Pipefitters and Refrigeration Technicians are involved in just about every aspect of construction in Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands involving piping in commercial, industrial and residential projects.

When contractors and owners hire craftspeople who are members of Local 51, we make one promise: You are hiring the most highly skilled and best trained plumber, pipefitter or refrigeration expert in the business.     

That's why we can say with confidence---Done Once. Done Right!
Throughout our great history, we've worked on many high profile projects in working to build Rhode Island and Massachusetts into the great states they are today. We're proud to have worked on projects such as the Providence Place Mall, AmGen, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, and Providence College.

If you're building a new or upgrading your current industrial, commercial, or residential facility, build and service with the Plumbers and Pipefitters of Local 51 by utilizing one of our Signatory Contractors.

Our plumbers "Protect the Health of the Nation" and the highly skilled members of Local 51 are no different. We specialize in both commercial and residential work, and also in back-flow and dye testing.
We encourage you to peruse our website to learn more About Us. We want you to contact us and we can send a member of our team to evaluate your upcoming project, and what separates us from everyone else is our skill and training. Our apprentices go through a rigorous 5-year program on their way to becoming experience journeymen, but the training doesn't end there. We continue to provide upgrade training so that there is no project too complex or small that we cannot fulfill on-time and budget for you!

Upcoming Events

8 Week Welding Class
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Class begins on Monday September 29th. This class runs for eight weeks, Monday through Friday from 7:30am - 4:00pm. Contact Dave Marland or Linda Monihan at 401-943-7301 to register for the class.

UA Weld Certification
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

The test will be given on Saturday October11th at 7am. Call Dave Marland or Linda Monihan at 401-943-7301 to register for the test.

IAPMO Session #7
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Continuing education for Mass licensed plumbers and gasfitters will be held Saturday October 25, 2014. We have registration forms available at the hall. Contact Dave Marland or Linda Monihan at 401-943-7301 and they will mail or e-mail a registration form to you.