Operating Engineers 139

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

$50,000 Reasons To Train To Be An Operating Engineer

Watch today’s video short from Building Wisconsin to see why there are $50,000 reasons to train to become a Wisconsin Operating Engineer. Do you have what it takes? Visit iuoe139.org or BuildingWisconsinTogether.com to learn more. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin.

2018-08-27T15:00:45+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Natural Gas Pipeline Excavation

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features the operation of side boom tractors as host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We’ll travel to Coloma WI to check out the training required and Wrightstown WI to see a natural gas pipeline being installed. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major [...]

2018-08-15T14:24:10+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Excavating For A Natural Gas Pipeline

In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the operation of side boom tractors as host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We'll travel to Coloma WI to check out the training required and Wrightstown WI to watch [...]

2018-08-01T14:53:21+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

More Women Are Coming To The Trades

The booming construction market means that there are more opportunities for a rewarding career in the trades - for men and women. And the news media is picking up on it too as you can see from this article. Today’s video short from Building Wisconsin shows that there are $50,000 reasons to consider the Wisconsin Operating [...]

2018-05-09T14:53:45+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Foxconn Construction Underway

The first phase of construction at the new Foxconn plant in Pleasant Prairie WI has begun. There are approximately 400 workers now on site and more will be needed as construction progresses. To see how skilled these workers are, check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series featuring the IUOE Local 139 Training Campus in [...]

2018-04-30T15:09:01+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Start Learning A Trade In High School

If you know a Wisconsin high school student who might be interested in a highly rewarding career as a Wisconsin Operating Engineer, then check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series to learn about the Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship courses being offered to students as a high school elective. Classes are online and offered through Destinations Career Academy. [...]

2018-04-18T14:20:16+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Can You Start Learning A Trade On Your Computer?

Can you actually start learning a trade on your computer? You can if you're a high school student enrolled in the Wisconsin Operating Engineers Pre-Apprenticeship courses offered online through Destinations Career Academy. Learn more in today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major [...]

2018-01-22T16:06:41+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments