For over 80 years our region’s best engineers have carried an IUOE Local 30 card in their pocket. Local 30 members work in the engineering rooms of the iconic buildings that define New York and Connecticut’s culture including the Empire State Building, the Museum of Modern Art, CitiField, Yankee Stadium, Madison Square Garden, The Hartford Capitol Building and the symbol of America’s commitment to freedom – the Statue of Liberty. Together we empower communities.
The IUOE Local 30 Training and Apprenticeship program is recognized as the standard setting program in engineering in New York and Connecticut. The only New York State Department of Labor certified curriculum in stationary engineering is taught by IUOE Local 30 instructors in our Apprenticeship and Training department. Local 30 members are trained to meet industry demands and stay ahead of the technological curve. The most complex and challenging power and facility maintenance systems are controlled by Local 30 members. Together we lead an industry.
We protect Local 30 members and their families by negotiating industry leading agreements that establish living wages, family sustaining benefits, a dignified retirement and work rules focused on safety and sustainability. Together we create a path to the America’s middle class.
The IUOE Local 30 is committed to organizing workers in the industry and creating a voice for operating engineers. Over the years Local 30’s organizing campaigns have raised standards for workers throughout New York and Connecticut. Together we raise the voices of working families.
Local 30 Business Manager, Financial Secretary & International Union of Operating Engineers Vice President
William Lynn joined Local 30 in 1990 as an apprentice at a waste to energy power plant. He completed his apprenticeship at a regional medical center and was elevated to mechanic and then engineer at the facility. His activism on the shop floor, expertise in the trade and leadership in union wide campaigns propelled him to serve as a union Shop Steward. He rose to become Local 30’s Dispatcher, Lead Organizer, Business Representative and Recording-Corresponding Secretary before being elected as Local 30 Business Manager & Financial Secretary in 2014. He was re-elected to his current position in 2016, 2019, and 2022 . In 2017 he was elected to the office of Trustee for the International Union of Operating Engineers. In 2019 he was elected to serve as a Vice President of the International Union. In addition to being an International Vice President, Lynn also serves as a Trustee of the IUOE New York State Conference and Recording- Corresponding Secretary of the IUOE New York City Coalition. William holds leadership positions at several labor organizations including the Long Island and Westchester-Putnam AFL-CIO, Nassau-Suffolk Building Trades, Municipal Labor Council, New York State Public Employee Conference, Long Island Labor Advisory Council and the James Connolly Irish American Labor Coalition. William is a graduate of the Cornell Leadership Institute.
Local 30 President
Robert Moccio became a Local 30 member in 1980. He is a graduate of the IUOE Local 30 Apprentice and Training Program and has worked extensively within the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation. President Moccio served as a shop steward and worked as an oiler and a stationary engineer while in the field. In 2000, Moccio began his tenure as a Business Representative and in 2004 he was elected as Recording Corresponding Secretary. Just six short years later, Moccio was elected to the position of Vice-President and has served as President since 2016. President Moccio is a Trustee of Local 30 and the Municipal Benefits Fund, as well as on the Board of the Northeastern Operating Engineers Credit Union.
Local 30 Vice President
Dana Sanders joined the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 30 in March of 1988. For twenty-eight years Dana worked at one of Stamford, Connecticut’s premier waterfront office facilities first as an electrician’s helper before being promoted to a general maintenance mechanic, mechanic, electrician, engineer and finally assistant chief engineer in 2001. Dana also served as shop steward from 1991 until 2015. Throughout his career, Dana served on multiple union committees. He was elected to the IUOE Local 30 Executive Board in 2009. In January of 2016 Dana was elevated to Business Representative, a position he continues to hold, and oversees many of union contracts in southern Connecticut as well as contracts in New York City’s outer boroughs and northern suburbs. In January of 2020 Dana Sanders was elected to the office of Recording Corresponding Secretary and in 2022, as Vice President of the IUOE Local 30. In addition to serving as an officer of the IUOE Local 30, Dana also serves on the Executive Board for the Connecticut AFL-CIO Western Area Labor Federation.
Local 30 Recording Corresponding Secretary
Robert Wilson started his career as an IUOE Local 30 member working as an operating engineer and later as a mechanic at a waste to energy power plant on Long Island, New York. He gained the trust and confidence of his coworkers at the plant through several contract campaigns and was elevated to shop steward where he, side by side with IUOE Local 30 Representatives, challenged management at the bargaining table to raise standards. Robert later moved on to work as an operator mechanic at a combined cycle power plant in Brooklyn, New York where he continued to lead his coworkers. In 2014 he began working at the Hall as a Business Representative, a position he continues to hold. As a Representative, Robert has led various contract campaigns at facilities throughout New York and his expertise of power generation has led him to negotiate standard setting contracts in that industry in both New York and Connecticut. Robert has been an elected Executive Board member since 2014, a Union Trustee for the IUOE Local 30 Funds since 2020 and was elected to position of Recording Corresponding Secretary in 2022. In addition to serving the union as an Officer, Robert is also a delegate to the Nassau Suffolk Building Trades and the Long Island Federation of Labor.
Local 30 Treasurer
Kevin Cruse joined the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 30 in 1986. He is a graduate of the IUOE Local 30 Apprenticeship and Training program. Kevin worked as an apprentice, mechanic, engineer and chief engineer. He was also an instructor with the Local’s apprentice training program. Kevin has served on multiple union committees. In 2008 Kevin served the Local as a Field Representative and in 2015 as a Business Representative, a position he continues to hold. Kevin was elected to the Executive Board in 2014 and a Trustee of IUOE Local 30 in 2015. In July of 2021, Kevin was elected to the office of Treasurer for the IUOE Local 30.
Our Focus – Leading the Industry
and Leading the Union
Whether it’s new energy projects, state of the art building management systems, complex heating and cooling equipment, public infrastructure or power generation – our members have it under control. Local 30 members understand the nervous systems of all types of facilities and have the skills necessary to protect the equipment that protects all of us.
Whether it’s training, contract negotiations, representation or organizing – our union brings workers together and develops programs to protect working families. We have established scholarship funds that help our families reach education goals, our benefits fund sustains families, our training keeps us ahead of the technological curve and our organizing campaigns strengthen our voice.