construction trades

New Year, New Career

If one of your New Year's resolutions is a new career, check out the Building Trades. Plumbers, Electricians, Steamfitters, Operating Engineers - all are looking to recruit good workers. You'll get paid while you're learning valuable skills and pay is the same for women and men. You'll also get health care, retirement benefits [...]

2019-01-09T15:54:43+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Training World Class Plumbers

December is Plumbing Careers Month on the Building Wisconsin Blog. In our last post, we featured the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Program. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith travels to Madison Area Technical College to see how Plumbers 75 plumbing apprentices prepare for their Journeyman Plumbers Test. This could be you. Go to Plumbers75Careers.com to get started. [...]

2018-12-27T14:53:44+00:00 December 27th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

As we approach another Thanksgiving Day, let's remember things to be thankful for: good health, family and friends, good paying jobs and our quality of life in Wisconsin. Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Building Wisconsin TV and the Building Wisconsin Blog! Solving the homeless problem using the Housing First Model is the subject of today’s video from [...]

2018-11-21T16:41:53+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Another Trade Reaching Out To Women

In today's market, the Building Trades are always looking for good people to enter their training programs. You get paid while you learn and pay is the same for men and women. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features the IBEW Local 494 Electrical Apprenticeship for Wisconsin. Host Stuart Keith meets with Dean Warsh and Dan Large from IBEW Local 494 who [...]

2018-11-19T16:10:17+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Keep Wisconsin Moving Report To Be Featured

Starting this weekend, Building Wisconsin will broadcast a new episode statewide featuring the Keep Wisconsin Moving Report. Keep Wisconsin Moving is a report compiled by the Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission to help find a long-term funding solution for our state's transportation system. Host Stuart Keith meets with commission members Robb Kahl, Craig Thompson and Mark [...]

2018-09-21T15:39:00+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Keep Wisconsin Moving

Keep Wisconsin Moving is a report completed by the Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission to help Wisconsin find a long term funding solution for the State's transportation system.  Building Wisconsin TV Host Stuart Keith meets with commission members Robb Kahl, Craig Thompson and Mark Gottlieb, to learn more about the report and [...]

2018-09-17T13:31:56+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Home Page, Wisconsin Operating Engineers 139|6 Comments

How To Become An Electrician

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we'll show how to become an electrician through the IBEW Local 494 Electrical Apprenticeship for Wisconsin. Host Stuart Keith meets with Dean Warsh and Dan Large from IBEW Local 494 to go over the application process along with the curriculum and training for an electrical career through the IBEW. Also, Milwaukee-area contractor Henry Hurt from Hurt Electric talks about available [...]

2018-09-10T15:33:26+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Rain Can’t Dampen Labor Day Festivities

There may have been more rain, flooding and closed roads in Wisconsin on Labor Day but the rain didn't dampen Labor Day festivities around around the state. Crowds were up and attendees pledged solidarity and activism in the coming elections. Building Wisconsin salutes and thanks the Tradespeople in our state who contribute to the quality [...]

2018-09-04T14:55:50+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

High School Courses That Lead To A Rewarding Career

In our last post, we featured $50,000 reasons to train to become a Wisconsin Operating Engineer. A great way to start is through the Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship Courses offered to high school students as an elective. Classes are online through Destinations Career Academy. Check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series to learn more. Subscribe [...]

2018-08-29T14:50:25+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Career Opportunities With IBEW Local 494

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the IBEW Local 494 Electrical Apprenticeship for Wisconsin. Host Stuart Keith meets with Dean Warsh and Dan Large from IBEW Local 494 to go over the application process along with the curriculum and training for an electrical career through the IBEW. Also, Milwaukee-area contractor Henry Hurt from Hurt Electric talks about the available career opportunities. Subscribe to [...]

2018-08-22T14:34:06+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments