Operating Engineers

Improving Our Natural Gas Infrastructure

Our followers know that it's Transportation Awareness Month on the Building Wisconsin Blog. While Wisconsin voters are concerned about pothole-filled roads and highways as discussed in today's featured article, there's more to our state's transportation infrastructure. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we’ll watch as a new natural gas pipeline is being [...]

2018-10-24T15:06:33+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Wisconsin Operating Engineer Training

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we feature Wisconsin Operating Engineer training at the IUOE Local 139 Training Campus in Coloma. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from the Wisconsin Operating Engineers and Robb Kahl from the Construction Business Group to learn about the classroom, heavy equipment and on-the-job training that’s required in an Operating Engineer apprenticeship. Click here to [...]

2018-10-02T15:14:11+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Side Boom Operator Training

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we'll learn about the training required to operate side boom tractors. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers Local 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We'll travel to Coloma WI to check out the training and then to Wrightstown WI to watch a natural gas pipeline being installed. Subscribe to [...]

2018-09-24T15:35:10+00:00 September 24th, 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

Excavation For A Natural Gas Pipeline

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the operation of side boom tractors. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers Local 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. Stu travels to Coloma WI to check out the training required and then to Wrightstown WI to watch as a natural gas pipeline is being installed. Subscribe [...]

2018-09-05T15:36:26+00:00 September 5th, 2018|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

$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