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Telephone:   (765) 474-1021


IUOE Local 103 represents heavy equipment operators in the field as well as in stationary operations.

They are on the job at Purdue’s Active Learning Center, Honors College, Football Performance Complex, Creighton Hall, Flex Lab facility, and the demolition of the Marstellar Street Parking Garage. Commercial work sites include Westminster Village, East Tipp Middle School, St. Elizabeth Hospital East, and Claystone Apartments.

Operating Engineers are also at many road and infrastructure sites including Interstate 65,

Sagamore Parkway, Lafayette Main Street Cityscape,

Norway Dam, Highway 52 bridge, Greenbush Street, Happy Hollow Road, River Road Combined Sewer Overflow project, and the State Street Redevelopment project.

Local 103 takes a strong, positive approach to addressing the issues and concerns which affect labor and management relations and economic development in the state of Indiana. We offer employment and training opportunities to all, regardless of race, sex, creed, color, religion, or national origin.

Established in 1902, the membership currently stands at approximately 3,500 strong and covers  33 counties in the state of Indiana. Benefits include employment opportunities, overtime pay, health and welfare benefits and a pension  plan.

Established: 1902                        
Members: 3,500
Indiana counties served: 33
Membership benefits: Employment opportunities, overtime pay, health and hospitalization plan, pension/retirement plan. 
National association: International Union of Operating Engineers.

John Ballard,President/Business Manager

District #1 6814 E. 21st Street Indianapolis IN 46219 Phone (317) 353-1308 Fax (317)353-1736
Mike Hibbs—Financial Secretary/Business Representative
Brian Bramer—Vice President/Business Representative
J. Wade Sparks—Business Representative
Sherri Austin, Rebecca Jones—Admin. Assistant/Dispatchers
 Steve Scott-Organizer
District #2
2080 Lincolnway Court Fort Wayne, IN 46819
Phone (260) 747-2190    
Fax (260) 747-4806 —Jim Harrison-Business Representative
Bob Doutt—Business Representative Josh Smart—Administrative Assistant/Dispatcher
Troy Smart—Accounting
District #3 107 N. Buckeye  Kokomo, IN 46901
Phone (765) 459-4189     Fax (765) 452-6975
Roger Hardwick—Recording/Corresponding Sec./Business Rep.
Joe Hayden—Business Representative, Organizer
Kylie Ferrell—Administrative Assistant/Dispatcher
Apprenticeship and Training Site
4277 East CR 67  Anderson, IN 46017
Phone (765) 378-0013
Fax (765) 378-4805 Randy Ratican—Apprenticeship Administrator
Brian Whitehead—Site Manager
Judith Delaney—Administrative Assistant