Local 529 Markets Served

Texas faces unique challenges thanks to some specific industries and markets found within the Lone Star State. Thankfully, the tradesmen and tradeswomen members of Local 529 are trained to work in these specific markets or have training available. Our expertise, as exemplified in the Waco and surrounding area projects’ includes:
  • High-Purity Process Piping
  • Steam Systems
  • Heating Water Piping
  • Chilled Water Piping
  • Refrigeration Systems
  • HVAC
  • Service/Installation
  • Medical Gas Systems
  • Boilers
  • Pipe Fabrication
  • All Welding Processes
  • Rigging
  • Drafting/CAD Drawing
  • Industrial
  • Instrumentation
United Association Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 529, Waco, Texas - Pipefitter

Energy Sector

The energy sector is one of the most crucial industries to the economy of the southwest states. Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 529 affiliated contractors are experts at securing permits, setting labor terms and providing their end of the funding required to train tradesmen and tradeswomen for this line of work.


In this fast-moving world, saving time is saving money. The pipe trades industry has evolved to a point where specific tradesmen and tradeswomen work on fabricating materials and components of piping systems to streamline processes. Mainly used in the oil and gas industry, fabrication helps pipelines get built in a fraction of the time.

United Association Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 529, Waco, Texas - fabrication
United Association Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 529, Waco, Texas - green energy

Green Technologies

In the U.S., companies and residents have begun to embrace renewable energy. The UA and Local 529 is already hard at work training members for jobs in this industry to ensure they are the best-prepared workforce. In much the same way, communities throughout the southwest are working together to conserve water and improve water systems. Our affiliated tradesmen and tradeswomen are experts in rainwater harvesting and can expertly construct a strong and reliable water infrastructure system. 


Plumbing systems are amongst the most crucial parts of your home or business. Local 529 tradesmen and tradeswomen are trained and prepared to handle any plumbing job in almost any setting. Their extensive training helps them create solutions for home and business owners, either installing a plumbing system or facing issues with an existing system.

United Association Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 529, Waco, Texas - plumbing
United Association Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 529, Waco, Texas - Welder


Welding is one of the fastest-growing careers, and Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 529 is leading the way with top-notch training at our state-of-the-art  training center. Welders are needed throughout the southwest as pipelines are being built and cities are expanding.