Join the UANPF team

The United Association National Pension Fund (UANPF) is one of the largest multiemployer defined benefit pension funds in the country. We provide retirement security to over 150,000 members of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry.

Who We Are​

The United Association National Pension Fund (UANPF) is one of the largest multiemployer defined benefit pension funds in the country. We provide retirement security to over 150,000 members of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry.

UANPF is a place where people come to work and want to stay. We offer meaningful career opportunities in a positive and collaborative environment that promotes and supports a healthy work/life balance. We take great pride in creating an environment where we always strive for Constant and Never-Ending Improvement (CANI) and believe every team member plays an integral part in our mission to provide our participants with the very best service.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels empowered to use their full potential and be their unique selves is the formula for great success.  We are committed to cultivating an inclusive, supportive and respectful work environment.

Current Vacancies

Our goal is to seek highly qualified candidates who are committed to excellence, eager to innovate, desires meaningful work and is energized to become contributing partners with UANPF.

If you are qualified and this kind of candidate, we invite you to apply and join our team! If you know someone who is qualified and may be interested, please share the listing.  We look forward to hearing from you!

We are currently recruiting qualified applicants for our Winter Intern program. Eligible candidates must be related to employees of the United Association National Pension Fund staff office. If any of the intern job descriptions that follow sounds like something you’d excel in and enjoy; please consider joining us as a Winter Intern at the United Association National Pension Fund (UANPF).

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following qualifications (preference given in the order listed below):
1. Family member dependents (children, spouse) currently attending college; or
2. Other family members currently attending college.
Salary: $16.25 per hour
Benefits: Intern positions are not eligible for employee benefits (i.e. no insurance, leave, nor holiday pay)

Start Date: Negotiable

HOW TO APPLY
Submit your resume along with proof of past semester enrollment via the Fund’s website, www.UANPF.org, and be sure to indicate the years of college, your relationship to a United Association National Pension Fund employee, and any other information you would like us to know about your skills, experience and interests. All eligible candidates must provide proof of past semester enrollment along with the resume. Resumes must be submitted by 4:00 PM November 18, 2022.

Reports to: Charlotte Dugan, Controller

Position Summary

The intern will be working in Alexandria, Virginia in the Accounting Department for the United Association National Pension Fund. The Accounting Department maintains the assets of the Fund and disburses payments to its’ participants. The Accounting Department has various projects that need to be completed. The intern duties will range from answering phone inquiries, directing calls, and providing basic company information; sorting mail deliveries, packages, and couriers; and performing clerical duties, maintain files, and organize documents; photocopy, fax, etc. After tasks are explained, the candidate should be a self-starter and able to work independently on projects.

Core Competencies
• Must be neat, organized, self-motivated, dedicated to completing tasks in a timely manner; able to work independently, pay attention to detail, work on repetitive tasks
• Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
• Basic computer skills
• Good attention to details
Responsibilities
• Assist with the upfront copy/scanning of remittance related documentation, reciprocal correspondence, wage rate sheets, etc.
• Assist with clerical tasks such as filing memos and documents, making new folders, purge folders as needed and prepping documents for imaging.
• Perform tasks necessary to research data appearing on missing address report including contact with local unions and/or employer by phone, e-mail and fax.
• Assist the Reciprocal Group and UARS Administrator by contacting funds, in writing and by phone, regarding various UARS usage.
• Maintain the confidentiality of all data and information pertaining to the Fund’s operations.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

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Reports to: Toria Smith, Delinquency Group Supervisor

Position Summary

The Intern will be working in the Alexandria, VA office primarily with the Delinquency Group. The Delinquency Group is responsible for monitoring and collecting delinquent employer contributions. In addition, the Group pursues payments and coordinates employer audits. The Department is made up of three group–Contributions, Delinquency and Reciprocity. The Winter Intern assigned to the Delinquency Group may provide assistance to all departmental groups and in the process will learn more about how our role assists participants in qualifying for their retirement benefits.
Core Competencies
• Successful applicants need to have good basic computer skills including proficiency in MS Word and good data entry.
• Knowledge of MS Excel is helpful.
• Must be neat, organized, self-motivated, dedicated to completing tasks in a timely manner, able to work independently, pay attention to detail, and work on repetitive tasks.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing
Responsibilities
• Filing including file maintenance (creating new folders, purging old files, reorganizing drawers, creating labels, etc.)
• Data Entry (receipts entry, member detail)
• Daily live check deposits
• Prepping documents for imaging
• Update Basys with delinquency responses received from employers
• Other duties as assigned.

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Reports to: Chantelle Boyd, Contributions Group Supervisor

Position Summary

The Participation and Contributions Department (Parcon) is responsible for the accurate and timely receipt and recording of contributions from employers and local pension funds and handling of requests for participation from local unions and special groups. The Department is made up of three group–Contributions, Delinquency and Reciprocity. The Winter Intern assigned to Parcon will provide assistance to all departmental groups and in the process will learn more about how our role assists participants in qualifying for their retirement benefits.
Core Competencies
• Successful applicants need to have good basic computer skills including proficiency in MS Word and good data entry.
• Knowledge of MS Excel is helpful.
• Must be neat, organized, self-motivated, dedicated to completing tasks in a timely manner, able to work independently, pay attention to detail, and work on repetitive tasks.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing
Responsibilities
• Filing including file maintenance (creating new folders, purging old files, reorganizing drawers, creating labels, etc.)
• Contacting Local Unions to obtain employer signature pages and current Collective Bargaining Agreements for delinquent employers
• Data Entry (receipts entry, member detail)
• Daily live check deposits
• Prepping documents for imaging
• Other duties as assigned.

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Reports to: William Lewis, Reciprocity Group Supervisor

Position Summary

The Intern will be working in the Alexandria, VA office with the Reciprocity Group. The Reciprocity Group is responsible for securing and monitoring “money-follows-the-man” reciprocal agreements. The group handles the processing of incoming reciprocal remittance reports, disbursing reciprocal contributions, and requesting reciprocal contributions dues. The Intern will be performing clerical, administrative and other general office functions.
Core Competencies
• Must be neat, organized, self-motivated, dedicated to completing tasks in a timely manner; able to work independently, pay attention to detail, work on repetitive tasks
• Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
• Basic computer skills
• Good attention to details
Responsibilities
• Assist with the upfront copy/scanning of remittance related documentation, reciprocal correspondence, wage rate sheets, etc.
• Assist with clerical tasks such as filing memos and documents, making new folders, purge folders as needed and prepping documents for imaging.
• Perform tasks necessary to research data appearing on missing address report including contact with local unions and/or employer by phone, e-mail and fax.
• Assist the Reciprocal Group and UARS Administrator by contacting funds, in writing and by phone, regarding various UARS usage.
• Maintain the confidentiality of all data and information pertaining to the Fund’s operations.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Click here to submit resumes via the Career Center in ADP.

Benefits

Our benefits program supports the overall well-being of our employees and their families. As part of a total rewards program, comprehensive health benefits are provided for employees and eligible family members.  UANPF offers a competitive benefits program to attract and retain the highest qualified employees. Most benefits are available to new hires one month after their date of hire.  More specific information on benefits eligibility will be provided as part of your interview/ orientation process and in the Summary Plan Description (SPD).

Financial Security

Disability Insurance Program

Short-term disability and long-term disability benefits are provided to provide financial protection if an employee is unable to work because of a medical condition or injury.

Basic Term Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 

Coverage offered is twice an employee’s salary, which includes dismemberment benefits and a double indemnity for accidental death. 

Supplemental Term Life Insurance

Coverage is available for employees, their spouse and dependent children on a self-pay basis. 

Retirement (Defined Benefit Plan)

Employees participate in a Defined Benefit Plan maintained by the Fund which includes five-year vesting benefits.  

Deferred Compensation Plan (401k) 

The 401(k) deferred compensation plan offers employees the opportunity to invest for their retirement using pretax income.  Numerous investment options are available from a wide selection of fund choices.  Investment advice and financial workshops are available.

AFL-CIO Credit Union 

Employees of UANPF are eligible to join the AFL CIO Employees Federal Credit.  The Credit Union offers discounted banking services and other benefits to members. 

Time-off Benefits

UANPF provides generous time-off benefits to promote a work/life balance and provide employees with breaks to rejuvenate and enjoy time away from work.

Holidays

As part of the UANPF work schedule, the following holidays are observed:

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday (third Monday in January)
  • Presidential Inauguration Day
  • Washington’s Birthday (third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Juneteenth (June 19)
  • Independence Day (July 4) 
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)
  • Veteran’s Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day (December 25)
  • The day before or after Christmas, to be determined yearly.

In addition to the above listed holidays, the UANPF also annually grants each employee three (3) floating holidays to be used at the employees’ discretion.

Vacation

Employees of UANPF accrue vacation leave based on years worked for the organization. With 1-4 years of service, the employee earns 10 vacation days; with 5-9 years of service, the employee earns 15 vacation days; with 10-19 years of service, the employee earns 20 vacation days; with 20+ years of service, the employee earns 25 vacation days.

Sick Leave

Employees accrue 15 days of sick leave per year to use for their own personal illnesses and to provide care for their sick spouse and dependent children.

Additional Benefits 

Employees have some flexibility to choose a work schedule that accommodates work and life commitments and job responsibilities. The UANPF also provides paid time off for bereavement, voting, jury duty and court subpoenas (conditions apply).

All benefits are subject to change at the discretion of UANPF.

UANPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The UANPF maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility for filling UANPF’s commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity. UNAPF prohibits discrimination in all employment practices bases upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation or physical handicap.