Byron Saunders Sr.
  • Treasurer / Business Agent
  • Business Agent for: St. Louis City, North of Highway 40

     I have been a member with the International Union of Operating Engineers  Local 513 since 1983. I serve as Treasurer and Business Agent I cover St Louis City area, I also assist Steve Straatmann with the Metropolitan Sewer District and The City of St. Louis with negotiation for workers we represent and employed there. Before being elected in 2012, I worked for  J.S. Alberici Construction for almost 30 years as Crane Operator. The last job I worked on was the New Highway 70 bridge crossing over the Mississippi River called the Stan Musial Bridge. I operated the crane on the Missouri side of the project  and was the Steward on that job and many more through the years.  I look forward to serving as an Officer and Business Agent in assisting our membership first and working with our Contractors to make sure we give them qualified Operators to help this organization succeed for generations to come. If you have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to call me.