Today , Local 270 has over 1,300 highly trained and skilled journeyman carpenters and apprentinces working in the industrial, commerical and residential fields.
Located in Central Illinois, at 211 W. Lawrence Ave., in Springfield. Local 270 has jurisdiction over the counties of Adams, Brown, Cass, Christian, Greene, Hancock, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, McDonough, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, and Warren.
Carpenters Local 270 is affiliated with The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America and also The Mid Central Illinois Regional Councial of Carpenters.
The Joint Apprentince and Training Committiee with a facility located in Pekin Illinois instructs apprentinces with the latest technologies with a "hand on" and classroom approach. Also it offers skill advancement classes for journeymen to keep up with the ever changing constuction industry.