Operating Engineers Funds Inc. is a non-profit corporation that administers the employee benefit programs for over 20,000 members of the International Union of Operating Engineers (I.U.O.E.) Local 12, and their dependents and beneficiaries. The Operating Engineers (Local 12) Funds are multi-employer funds that have been established through collective bargaining agreements between the employers and Local 12. The funding for the benefits provided by the Funds is set by the bargaining parties. The Funds are governed by Board of Trustees equally comprised of Union and Employer appointed representatives.
The majority of Local 12’s operating engineers work in public and private construction as heavy equipment operators, mechanics, concrete pumpers, soil testers, inspectors, and surveyors.