James Owens

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James Owens has been an Ironworker for 23 years. He was organized into local 86 in 2004 where he completed the apprenticeship and spent the next 10 years working in the pacific NW as a Journeyman Ironworker, Foreman, and General Foreman. He was hired by the Apprenticeship almost 5 years ago as an Instructor where he taught 4th year apprentice who were ready to Journey out. James worked his way up to Assistant Coordinator and now is the current Apprenticeship Coordinator and oversees 12 office and training staff, 500+ Apprentices, as well as Journeyman upgrading and welding certifications for nearly 2000 members.   

Ricardo Ibarra