Stuart Keith

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

Plumbing Construction At Fiserv Forum

This weekend, Building Wisconsin TV will premier a new episode statewide featuring an inside look at the completed Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. As a warm-up, today’s video features a construction plumbing tour of the new arena. Host Stuart Keith meets with Ron Babler and Mark Schepp from the Hooper Corporation to learn about plumbing pre-fabrication and installation. Also, Steve Breitlow from Plumbers [...]

2018-11-07T14:21:39+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

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

HVAC Service Training

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features HVAC Service Training with members from Steamfitters Local 601. Host Stuart Keith meets with Doug Edwards to learn about training programs available through organized trades such as Local 601. Stu also catches up with Howard Schad and Tom and Jim Dillett from Dillett Mechanical out on a couple HVAC projects, including [...]

2018-10-15T15:09:25+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Recruiting Women To The Trades

Because of the booming construction market, there are more opportunities for a rewarding career in the trades. There's a shortage of skilled workers and pay is equal for women and men with no glass ceiling. In Wisconsin, more and more women are finding this out as you can see here. Today’s video short [...]

2018-10-08T15:43:44+00:00 October 8th, 2018|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

Another Season At Camp American Legion

We're reaching the end of another season at Camp American Legion. The Camp, located on the shores of Big Carr Lake in the heart of the Northwoods, is an outdoor retreat for Wisconsin veterans. Camp American Legion serves approximately 400 injured and disabled veterans each summer. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features Camp [...]

2018-09-19T15:06:05+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Project Insights|0 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

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