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Become A UA 400 Apprentice

Do you have what it takes to become a UA 400 Apprentice? You need to be 18+ years old, have a high school diploma or GED, a valid drivers license, a passing grade on the Apprentice Aptitude Test and a clear drug test. UA 400 offers 5 year apprenticeships in plumbing, steamfitting, pipe [...]

2021-10-27T14:35:31+00:00October 27th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

Steamfitters 601 Madison Training Center

Apprentices with Steamfitters Local 601 train at their state-of-the-art Madison WI Training Center which opened in 2017. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith tours the Training Center with Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters Local 601. Also, Brad Werlein from General Heating & Air Conditioning talks about what the facility means for HVAC contractors [...]

2021-10-25T13:57:33+00:00October 25th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 New Business Portal

Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 400 has a New Business Portal where Fox Valley contractors can learn about partnering with them. Access to a flexible labor pool and an assist with HR headaches are just a couple benefits UA 400 can offer. The portal answers some Frequently Asked Questions and provides a contact [...]

2021-10-20T13:27:40+00:00October 20th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Building A Solar Power Project

It's no secret that green energy sources are in high demand. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll check out the construction of a solar power project near Wisconsin Rapids with members from Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139. Host Stuart Keith meets with Matt Benner from AZCO, Matt Mashuda from Mashuda Contractors, Tim [...]

2021-10-18T14:44:27+00:00October 18th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 High School Open House

UA 400 is active in early recruiting with their Youth Apprentice Program, as well as Career Open Houses for high school students. In today’s video, Jack Zeinert, a UA 400 fabrication apprentice, speaks to high school students at the UA 400 Career Open House about his experience in the pipe trades. #JoinUA400 #UAApprenticeships Subscribe to [...]

2021-10-13T13:51:24+00:00October 13th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

Pipelines Keep Things Moving

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we take a closer look at how pipelines keep things moving  in Wisconsin and throughout the US. Host Stuart Keith meets with Ron Spoerl from Hawk Industries to learn about reclamation and safety, Trent Wetmore from Enbridge shows how pumping stations operate, Bob Osborn from Michels Corporation talks [...]

2021-10-11T14:25:11+00:00October 11th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

Women Apprentices Excel At UA 400

Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 400 has a top-rate apprenticeship program that can be a great fit for women as well as men. Apprentices are paid during classroom instruction at their state-of-the-art Training Center, as well as on-the-job training with UA 400 signatory contractors. In today’s video, Genna Borths, a UA 400 fabricator apprentice, [...]

2021-10-06T14:17:49+00:00October 6th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

Insuring Water Safety As Businesses Reopen

Covid vaccination levels are increasing, resulting in more companies bringing employees back to the office. As these buildings reopen, precautions are needed to insure water safety. Detailed information can be found on our web page Turning on the Tap. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with plumbing professionals to learn the steps [...]

2021-10-04T14:45:48+00:00October 4th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 Welding Merit Badge Clinic

Boy Scouts are able to learn many skills as they accumulate Merit Badges. In today’s video, 192 interested Boy Scouts from the Bay-Lakes Council participate in the UA 400 Welding Merit Badge Clinic at Camp Rokilio in Kiel WI. UA 400 members provided the Scouts with hands-on experience in practical skills and welding fundamentals. [...]

2021-09-29T14:44:19+00:00September 29th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments

Ammonia Refrigeration Systems Keep Food Fresh

We trust in the safety of the fresh and frozen food we buy at the market. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen food distribution possible. Host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group where owners Mike Conti, Fred Anderson and Rick DeGroot provide a tour along with members of Steamfitters Local 601. [...]

2021-09-27T14:47:42+00:00September 27th, 2021|Project Insights|0 Comments