Steven Gomez was born and raised in Bakersfield Ca. He attended local schools, graduated from South High School and attended Bakersfield College. He graduated his apprenticeship program with Local 460 in 1988 and is a 30 year member. He has worked all facets of the trade; HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting and welding. He has been a Foreman and General Foreman on many projects including many of the Co-Generation plants built in Kern County.
Steven came into office as a Business Agent/Organizer in 2008. He became involved with the Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties Building trades as a Trustee also with the Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties Central Labor Council as a Trustee. He got appointed to the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) by the Kern County Supervisors where he is still a WIB Board member. He was elected to the Examining Board of Local 460 and a Delegate to District Council 16. He is also a member of the JATC for Local 460. He has represented Local 460 at numerous conventions, conferences and seminars.
Steven was elected to the office of Business Manager in 2014. He now sits as an Executive Board member of Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties Building Trades, Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties Central Labor Council and District Council 16. He sits as a Trustee on all the Funds.
Steven believes in this Local and the Labor movement. He believes in the representation of workers, the fairness of a living wage and the benefits provided by this Union. He supports the education and training given by this Local and the UA to develop the best craftsmen in the piping industry. He has witnessed firsthand the results of Labor-Management cooperation and partnership.