Ironworkers handle multiple crafts with confidence and an emphasis on safety. Local 229 provides the best-trained craftspeople in structural, reinforcing and ornamental ironwork, as well as rigging, metal buildings and machinery moving. Their projects cover a geographic area that includes both San Diego and Imperial counties.

Office Hours for Local 229
Monday – Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed daily 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for lunch


Ironworkers news alert

229 training center
NEW! VIDEO OPPORTUNITY: Training Center Open House Oct. 27 features beam cutting, welding demonstration and city proclamation.


NEW! Skilled ironworkers save contractors millions

Check out the District Council of Iron Workers video
Commitment to training, supporting contractor needs

Building industry success through world-class training
A visual overview of ironworker projects

Skilled ironworkers: Productive, efficient, safe
See how our ironworkers can save you millions


Meet your Trust Representatives and Providers—Get your questions answered
Saturday–December 3rd from 10am to 1pm at the hall

100 years as a local is fast approaching. If you have any old work or group pictures(names of members, jobsites and dates would be great!), ironworker paraphernalia or tools you would like to donate to our celebration please contact Thane St. Clair at: Email Thane. If you have any ideas on how to celebrate this occasion—send them too!

Upgrade your Skills


Qualified Rigger–16 hours
Saturday–October 8th & 15th 7:00am to 3:30pm Must attend both Saturdays in October

Scaffold User/ Erector–Dismantler 16 hours
Saturday–December 3, 2016 7:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday–December 10, 2016 7:00am to 3:30pm

OSHA–32 hours
Monday–Thursday December 12–15, 2016 7:00am to 3:30pm

First Aid– CPR–AED Training
Friday–December 16, 2016 7:00am–3:30pm

To register please contact the Apprenticeship Office at 858-505-9414.
NOTE: Starting August 15, 2016—WELDING LAB NEW HOURS
Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 7:00pm
Thursdays from 3:30pm to 7:00pm
CLOSED—-Mondays and Saturdays


The Field Ironworker Trust is offering the option of direct deposit for your vacation check! If you sign up for this option prior to March 2, 2017 you will also receive a $25 gift card. For further information follow this link to the necessary form.Vacation Check Direct Deposit


Would you like to be Recognized? The Ironworkers Political Action League along with our Local would like to recognize our veterans for their Dedication, Courage, Sacrifice and Service. If you are a veteran and would like to be mentioned in the next update of the Union Veterans Council list, please go to the website and fill out the Veteran form.
Veteran form
You may also click on the “About Us” at the top of this page and click on one of the Secretary links and send an email for more information.

Do you have an upcoming event that you would like us to include on our site or in our calendar? Contact: for more info. This website & calendar will be updated when information is confirmed and finalized.

Want to Know More?

Please contact us.

Ironworkers Local 229
5155 Mercury Point
San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: 858-571-5238
Fax: 858-571-6203

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