As a participant in the Health and Welfare Plan of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 148, you are covered by a comprehensive health care plan that aims to help members and their families achieve health and financial security by providing access to safe, cost-effective, high-quality health care. These plans are designed to provide coverage for all eligible participants and their eligible dependents.

The Operating Engineers health insurance is financed through contributions from employers who are signed to Local 148 collective bargaining agreements. The benefit package currently includes: Medical coverage with UnitedHealthCare, Dental Coverage with Guardian, Vision Benefits with VSP, Pharmacy with LDI, Inc. Short Term Disability Income Plan with Guardian, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage.

Health & Welfare Contact


For further information, contact the Health & Welfare Office at (314) 865-1300 ext. 121