Top Painting Professionals

We offer Apprenticeship for those just starting out as well as opportunities to expanded training for Journeyworkers and seasoned-pros, we have you covered. Join DC16 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades today.

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We provide the top Professional Finishers in the Painting Industry

PAINTING EXPERTS

From bridges & tanks, to commercial applications, your painting expertise is essential to the infrastructure that connects our communities. Continue your career with DC16 today.

BENEFITS FOR OUR MEMBERS

DC16 membership brings value to your career and your family. Living wages, pension, annuity, health care, representation and much more.

DC16 REPRESENTATION

  • Contract Negotiation
  • Contract Enforcement
  • Employment Development
  • Legislative Representation

HEALTH & WELLNESS

  • Family Coverage
  • Member Death Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dental & Vision Insurance

HOME & FAMILY - UNION PLUS

  • College Planning & Financing
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Legal Assistance
  • Retirement Planning

Dillon Bachemin

LU 741 Industrial Painter - Brand Energy Services
I started in the Painter's Union doing Industrial Coatings at 18 years old. Once I  completed my Apprenticeship I became a Journeyman and shortly after was promoted to Foreman. With much experience and many certifications, I now manage all the Coatings work out of the Benicia area for Brand.  The Trade has shown me the importance of self-accountability, strong work ethics,  and responsibility.  I am grateful to be able to provide a financially stable life for my wife and daughter.

Jesus Beltran

LU 159 Painter - PCI
I have been a Union member for 18 years working for PCI.  I moved my way up to become a Foreman to run work for many different crews. I would say I am most proud of my performance on the Switch job which I was recognized for exceeding the owners expectations. I  work hard to not only get ahead in my career, but to financially support and provide good health benefits for my wife and children. When I am not working I love to spend time with my family.    

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DC16 helps you bring your Painting expertise to the next level. Enjoy the benefits of membership and take advantage of our incentive-based training programs. Join DC16 IUPAT today!

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DC16 Star Training

Whether you are an apprentice just starting out or an established journeyworker, staying at the top of your game is important. The STAR program allows you to learn from tradeworkers just like you, who have walked in your shoes. STAR offers incentive-based programs that will help you acquire the skill sets, training and tools that you need to perform at the highest level.

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