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UA Local 502


Plumbers, Pipefitters & Service Technicians

Welcome to UA Local 502

The Plumbers, Pipefitters & Service Technicians of the United Association Local 502 has been constructing, installing, and maintaining mechanical systems throughout our jurisdiction for over 100 years. Our expertise includes plumbing, pipefitting, heating & air conditioning, steam and condensate systems, power gas piping, high purity process systems, hazardous waste systems, pneumatic control systems, pipe fabrication, ASME code welding, pressure vessels, backflow prevention and medical gas installation.

Local 502 has been training qualified pipe tradesmen longer than anyone else in the industry. The United Association and Local 502 boasts the premier training programs available in the industry today, including five year apprenticeship programs, extensive journeyman training, organized instructor training, and certification programs.  

Over the past several decades, United Association Local 502’s training programs have produced a stable, skilled workforce responsible for building and maintaining piping systems in the various industrial and residential facilities that make up Central Kentucky. No one can match our commitment or investment as UA Local 502 spends close to $1 million annually on education and training of Journeymen and Apprentices without any government funds.

We would like to thank you for visiting our site. If we can be of help, please fill free to give us a call at (502) 361-8492 or contact one of our contractors listed on this website.

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Top News

U A Scholarship Fund Information
Wed, Mar 1, 2017

We are pleased to announce the United Association Scholarship Trust Fund is gearing up for the 2017-2018 academic year scholarship awards. The fund benefits UA members and their dependents (please see criteria in the detailed instructions found with the application). Up to 112 scholarships totally as much as $200,000 will be awarded this year.  The deadline for submitting applications is June 15, 2017.  Click on "UA Scholarship Fund Information" in red above for all the details.

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

The Kentucky House and Senate convened on January 3, 2017 and in 5 days passed three anti-union Bills.  Click to read more about these bills.

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Right To Work Summary (HB-1)
Prevailing Wage Summary (HB-3)
Paycheck Protection Act Summary (SB-6)

Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Please click on the link to read Larry Clark's (Representative of the 46th Legislative District) letter to the editor against right-to-work. 

Welcome to the New Website for UA Local 502
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

The leadership and members of UA Local 502 of the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Service Technicians would like to welcome you to our newly designed website.  On our site, you can find out a great deal of information about our great local and international union. Click on the headline to view the full article.

Meet our team

Full-time Local 502 Officers

Danny DeSpain

Business Manager

Rick Wilson

Asst. Business Manager

Scott Lewis

Business Agent

Erik Elzy

Business Agent


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