Carpenters Local 1005 is proud to serve the carpenters and joiners of Northwest Indiana with quality construction and industrial craftspersons, and a strong commitment to innovate and create a progressive leadership to the Building Trades.
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Team

Steve Toth

President Email

John Carpenter

Vice President Email

Eric Yuhasz

Trustee Email

Frank Hennrich

Trustee Email

Dale Newlin

Treasurer Email

Sam Marasco

Conductor Email

John Hennrich

Trustee Email

Ron Simko

Financial Secretary Email

Mike Kwiatkowski

Recording Secretary Email

Mike Garcia

Warden Email

Latest News

Portage 4th of July Parade - Walkers Needed

Released on June 1, 2015

    We are looking for members, friends and family to walk with us during the Independence Day Parade in Portage, IN. Saturday, July 4th, 2015. Meeting at Willow Creek Middle School at 10:30 am. Contact Steve Toth at 219.241.4580 for more information.

Carpenters Local 1005 Annual Golf Outing 2015

Released on June 1, 2015

    Saturday, August 8, 2015, 7am Registration / Breakfast • 8am Shotgun Start $50 Per Player • Robbinhurst Golf Club 383 W. 875 N. • Valparaiso, IN • Celebration BBQ Luncheon Immediately Following Presentation Awards & Prize Ceremony Call us with Questions: John Hasse at 219.743.9362 or Steve Toth at 219.241.4580.

Volunteers Needed - Disabled Veterans Home

Released on April 17, 2015

    On May 9th and 10th, members of Carpenters Local 1005 will be volunteering at a disabled American Veterans house in Portage. He needs a wheelchair accessible ramp and deck built. We will be starting on Saturday and returning on Sunday to finish. Please contact Steve Toth if you would like to volunteer in any capacity. We would like as much support as possible. (219) 241-4580

NW Indiana Carpenters and Millwrights Attend the 300 Heavy Hitters Program at the ITC in Las Vegas

Released on February 13, 2015

    Members from the IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters local’s 599, 1005, 1485 and Millwrights local 1076 represented the Region at a recent leadership training session, held at the Carpenters International Training Center in Las Vegas.

    The purpose of this program, 300 Heavy Hitter, was to promote a constructive culture where members value and motivate one another in an increased effort to achieve their highest potential. Attendees were trained on leadership skills that strengthen on the job performance which promotes a constructive culture by leveraging a transformational leadership skills that include effective coaching, mentoring and communication skill.

    In an effort to ensure a stronger futures for all members, these trainings play an integral part in the cultural transformation of teaching journeymen the importance of influencing other members in a positive way. “Our goal is to help ensure a stronger future for all of our members through the dedication of hard work and a continued commitment to work collaboratively with our contractors now and in the future.” stated Local 1005 member Steve Toth.

    Local 1005 Carpenter, Derek Szymanski of Cedar Lake Indiana was one of the attendees and stated, “This leadership training is beneficial to our goal of achieving a 70 percent market share, which is what this training is all about.” Market share is the deciding factor for the strength of a labor union’s collective bargaining power. The more market share, the stronger the collective bargaining power. Don Estep, a carpenter from local 1485, also added “Change starts in the field and offering this training to all members is the start of something great.”

    For more information on the Carpenters and Millwrights local’s throughout NW Indiana, please call (219) 942-0518, or visit the following web sites: www.carpenterlocal1005.com, www.ikorcc.com, www.supportlocalcarpenters.com or visit Local 1005 at 780 N. Union Street, Hobart, IN 46342.

Carpenters Local 1005 Scholarship Program Application 2015

Released on January 1, 2015

    Five - $500 Scholarships will be awarded. The sons, daughters and dependent children of 1005 members in good standing may apply for scholarships. The parent / guardian must have been a member of Local 1005 for at least one year. Applicants must be a full-time student at a college, university or trade school. Scholarships will be awarded based on scholastic merit and random drawing. If the applicant is graduating from high school in 2015, the cumulative high school GPA will be used. If the applicant is currently attending a college, university or trade school, the student's cumulative GPA for all higher education will be used. Applications are due April 17, 2015.

    A Total of $2,500.00 will be awarded each year. In the instance fewer than 5 students apply, the money will be equally divided among the applicants. Download the Application Here.

Serving Those Who Served

Released on January 7, 2015

    Carpenters Local 1005 made a $500 donation to Habitat for Humanity of NW Indiana and the NWI Action Veterans Council in support of the Veterans Build. This financial donation will help fulfill their mission of providing decent, affordable shelter for veteran families in need.

    The Veterans Build project is to serve those who have served. 17% of the veterans living in our county live in poverty. Habitat plans to build one home a year for a local veterans family.

    Habitat for Humanity is currently accepting applications for 2015 Veterans Build. Visit www.nwihabitat.org for more information.

Local 1005 Retirees Club

Released on January 1, 2015

    Carpenters Local 1005 Retirees Club wraps up the year by donating time to the Christmas committee by wrapping all the presents for Local 1005's annual Christmas Party! Marty Dujmovich said “it’s all worth it when you see the children smile”. Afterward we were able to enjoy a nice lunch at the Paragon Restaurant in Hobart. The Retirees Club is looking to add members. If you or anyone you know is interested, please contact Marty Dujmovich at (219) 942-5900 or Larry Mahler at (219) 663-2583.

IKORCC 2015 Scholarship Application

Released on January 1, 2015

    IKORCC Scholarship Program - Apply Here, download this pdf and mail to the Greenwood Council Office, all applications are due before Friday, March 20, 2015. If you have questions regarding the IKORCC Scholarship Program, please contact the Greenwood, IN office at (317) 807-5722.

IKORCC Text Messages

Released on December 6, 2014

    YES.... Carpenters do TEXT!!! The IKORCC can text you important information regarding our union. To start receiving IKORCC text messages, Please text #91990, then text IKORCC and send, simple!

Union Dues - Pay On-Line

Released on November 1, 2014

    Pay your Union Dues on-line with credit card. To make a payment, click this link, log-in with your user name and password. If you are a first-time user, please click the "First Time User" link to create your account on the site. If you are suspended, you are not eligible to make payments by credit card through this site. Please contact your local financial secretary to arrange payment and reinstatement.

2014 Scholarship Winners Announced

Released on August 21, 2014

    Clay Newlin - Black Hawk University, Tarah Patz - IU Bloomington, Ashley Cook - Ball State University, Keegan Starkey - Liberty University, Madison Babicka - Washington and Jefferson College, Yezzid Garcia - IU Bloomington, Katherine Gunter - Cedarville University, Marissa Birky - IUPUI, Claudia Krygier - Lawerence Tech University, Olivia Tuiono - IU Bloomington

    Thank You and Congratulations to all whom participated!!! Have a great and successful school year.

State Representative Chuck Moseley Supports Union Workers

Released on August 2, 2014

    Valparaiso, IN - August 2, 2014 Thank you State Representative Chuck Moseley for always supporting Carpenters Local 1005.

Thank you to our 2014 Annual Golf Outing Sponsors

Released on August 2, 2014

    Valparaiso, IN - August 2, 2014 Thank you to our 2014 Annual Carpenters Local 1005 Golf Outing Sponsors: AFL-CIO, Bella's Construction, Boomers Pub & Grub, CAF/Construction Advancement Foundation, Calumet Lumber, Carpenters Local 1485, State Representative Chuck Moseley, Congressman Pete Visclosky, Duffy's Place, Indiana Plan, Ironworkers Local 395, Legacy Professionals, The Oil Exchange, Ozinga, Payne Financial, RomanArt ~ Embroidery & Printing, Rosewood Dining/Sunset Lounge, Teamsters Local 142

State Representative Chuck Moseley Receives Honorary Membership from Carpenters Local #1005

Released on June 28, 2014

    Chesterton, IN - June 28, 2014 The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 honored Indiana State Representative Chuck Moseley at their recent monthly meeting by naming him an honorary member.

    "Representative Mosely has a long history of union brothers in his own family and not only understands the importance of unions in our regions, but continually supports our union brothers through his ongoing fight against the right to work legislation," said Steve Toth, President of Carpenters Local 1005.

    For more information on the programs provided by Carpenters Local 1005, call the Union office, located at 780 Union Street in Hobart or call the Union office directly at (219) 942-0518.

Carpenters Local 1005 Annual Golf Outing 2014

Released on May 1, 2014

    Saturday, August 2, 2014 7am Registration / Breakfast • 8am Shotgun Start $50 Per Player • Robbinhurst Golf Club 383 W. 875 N. • Valparaiso, IN • Celebration BBQ Luncheon Immediately Following Presentation Awards & Prize Ceremony Call us with Questions: Steve Toth at 241-4580 or Tricia at 512-5372

State Representative Chuck Moseley Joins Local 1005 Carpenters in Beautifying Hobart Girls Softball Field

Released on April 19, 2014

    The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 was recently joined by Indiana State Representative Chuck Moseley at a volunteer beautification event benefiting the Hobart Girls Softball Team.

    Representative Mosely joined Local 1005 members, parents and players as they constructed a new concession stand and remodeled the bathroom facilities making all stalls handicap accessible as well as installing new ceilings. “It was a beautiful way to spend a Saturday watching the community come together and help out a great organization,” said Carpenters Local 1005 President Steve Toth.

    For more information on the programs provided by Carpenters Local 1005, call the Union office, located at 780 Union Street in Hobart or call the Union office directly at (219) 942-0518 or visit www.carpenters1005.com.

Local Schools Get Recognized by IKORCC

Released on April 18, 2014

    Valpolife.com - On Friday, South Haven Elementary School in Valparaiso and Aylesworth Elementary School in Portage were awarded for their community service projects. Every three months the schools can submit a event to the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) that the children have been working on for the community. Read the full article here.

Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters - Giving Back

Released on February 12, 2014

Carpenters Local 1005 Receives National Recognition for their Helmets to Hardhats Program

Released on January 9, 2014

    The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 was recently honored by the United States Secretary of Defense in support of their Helmets to Hardhats program, which was created in 2003 to fast-track military veterans into union apprenticeships in the construction industry.

    Since Helmets to Hardhats inception, the UBC has brought in more veterans than any other labor organization. John Hennrich, a local trustee and delegate for Local 1005 was on hand to honorably accept a plaque from Corey Herma, a member of Local 1005's Helmets to Hardhats program, in recognition of the program that helps military veterans find a career when returning from service.

    For more information on the programs provided by Carpenters Local 1005, including the Helmets to Hardhats program, call the Union office, located at 780 Union Street in Hobart or call the Union office directly at (219) 942-0518 or visit www.carpenterslocal1005.com.

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Training

2015 Journeyman Upgrade Training Schedule - Hobart Campus

January
Week of January 12 Welding Evenings
Weeks of January 19 and 26 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of January 26 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
January 26 and 27 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
January 28 and 29 Fall Protection Evenings

February
Week of February 2 Welding Evenings
Week of February 16 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
Weeks of February 16 and 23 (two weeks) Scaffold 32 Evenings
February 23 and 24 Fall Protection Evenings

March
Week of March 2 Welding Evenings
Weeks of March 2 and 9 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of March 9 Turbine Familiarization Evenings and a Saturday
Week of March 9 Rigging Refresher Evenings
Week of March 16 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
March 23 and 24 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
March 25 and 26 Fall Protection Evenings

April
Week of April 6 Welding Evenings
Week of April 6 Level & Transit (prerequisite for Total Station) Evenings and a Saturday
Weeks of April 20 and 27 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of April 20 Door Hardware 1 Evenings and a Saturday
April 20 and 21 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
April 22 and 23 Fall Protection Evenings

May
Weeks of May 4 and 11 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of May 11 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of May 18 Confined Space Evenings
May 26 and 27 Fall Protection Evenings
May 28 and 29 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

June
Week of June 1 Welding Evenings
Weeks of June 1 and 8 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Weeks of June 1 and 8 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Weeks of June 15 and 22 (two weeks) Scaffold 32 Evenings
Weeks of June 22 and 29 Total Station Evenings
June 24 and 25 Fall Protection Evenings

July
Weeks of July 6 and 13 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of July 13 Turbine Familiarization Evenings and a Saturday
Week of July 20 Rigging Refresher Evenings
July 20 and 21 Fall Protection Evenings
July 22 and 23 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

August
Weeks of August 3 and 10 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of August 17 Door Hardware 1 Evenings and a Saturday
August 24 and 25 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
August 26 and 27 Fall Protection Evenings

September
Week of September 14 Welding Evenings
Weeks of September 14 and 21 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of September 21 Turbine Familiarization Evenings and a Saturday
September 21 and 22 Fall Protection Evenings
September 23 and 24 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

October
Week of October 5 Welding Evenings
Weeks of October 5 and 12 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Weeks of October 5 and 12 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of October 19 ICRA Evenings
Weeks of October 19 and 26 (two weeks) Scaffold 32 Evenings
October 28 and 29 Fall Protection Evenings

November
Week of November 2 Welding Evenings
Week of November 9 Confined Space Evenings
Week of November 9 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
November 16 and 17 Fall Protection Evenings
November 18 and 19 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

December
Week of December 7 Welding Evenings
Week of December 7 Rigging Refresher Evenings
December 7 and 8 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

All classes are on a first come first served basis

All evening classes are from 5:00pm until 9:00pm
All daytime classes are from 7:30am until 4:00pm

Dues must be current

To verify class schedule or for more information call the Hobart Campus at (219) 947-3348


Classes may be rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Classes may be added as needed. Notification will be sent out.

CLASSES
ICRA- (infection control risk assessment)-24 hours-Class size 8
Rigging- 40 hours-Class size 12 (days) Class size 6 (evenings)
Rigging Refresher-16 hours-Class size 16
Scaffold 32-32 hours-Class size 24
Scaffold Refresher- 8 hours-Class size 24
Fall Protection- 8 hours-Class size 16
OSHA 30-30 hours-Class size 40 maximum, 5 minimum
Welding-Monday through Thursday welding Friday testing-Class size 12
Confined Space – 16 hours – Class size 12
Door Hardware 1 – 24 hours – Class size 8
Turbine Familiarization – 24 hours – Class size 12
Level and Transit (prerequisite for Total Station) - ? hours – Class size 6
Total Station - 32 hours – Class size 6

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Contact

Phone 219.942.8896 • 780 N. Union Street • Hobart, Indiana 46342

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