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A Good Job To Play In The Dirt

A new year gives the opportunity for a fresh start. For those who like to play in the dirt, check out this video from Building Wisconsin TV which features apprenticeship opportunities with WI Operating Engineers Local 139. Host Stuart Keith meets with Local 139 President Terry McGowan and Training Director Dan Sperberg to learn about the programs. [...]

2023-02-02T15:32:42+00:00February 2nd, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Preparing For Journeyman Plumbers Test

Plumbers Local 75 apprentices have 5 years of classroom and on-the-job training which culminates in the Wisconsin Journeyman Plumbers Test. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith travels to Madison Area Technical College to see how apprentices prepare for the test. Click here to learn more about Plumbers 75 apprenticeship and [...]

2023-01-31T13:18:14+00:00January 31st, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Building Advantage Career Fair And PCC Restoration

This video from Building Wisconsin TV features the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers of Wisconsin (BACWI). Host Stuart Keith starts at the Building Advantage Construction Career Fair at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee where high school students learned about bricklaying, tile setting and Pointer Cleaner Caulkers (PCC). Jim Vick, Mike Hyatt and Tiffany Tillis represented BACWI and even [...]

2023-01-30T15:12:06+00:00January 30th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Sewer Lateral Replacement

Residential sanitary and storm sewer laterals run from the home to the street and are the homeowner's responsibility. Over time, they can deteriorate and start to leak. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll show how residential sewer laterals are replaced as host Stuart Keith meets with Steve Breitlow from Plumbers Local 75 and [...]

2023-01-26T15:13:45+00:00January 26th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Being Salt Wise With Water Softeners

Too much salt is going into our streams, lakes and ground water and it’s becoming a problem. It pollutes drinking water sources, damages infrastructure and causes soil problems. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll show how being salt wise with water softeners can make a big impact. Host Stuart Keith meets with [...]

2023-01-24T15:25:11+00:00January 24th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Sprinkler Fitter Career Overview

Sprinkler Fitters install and maintain automatic fire protection systems in schools, apartments, and commercial buildings that help protect lives and property. So if you're looking for a career that pays well and makes a valuable contribution, check out this short video from Building Wisconsin TV which gives a Wisconsin Pipe Trades Sprinkler Fitter career [...]

2023-01-19T15:51:19+00:00January 19th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Construction Of A Solar Project

Solar projects create inexpensive energy without emitting greenhouse gases. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature members from Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139 at a new solar project near Wisconsin Rapids. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Local 139, Tim Kreft from Alliant Energy, Matt Benner from AZCO and Matt Mashuda from Mashuda Contractors. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to [...]

2023-01-17T15:30:15+00:00January 17th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Welding And Pipe Fabrication Training

In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature Welding and Pipe Fabrication Training with UA 400. Host Stuart Keith starts at the UA 400 Training Center where Business Mgr Trevor Martin talks about apprenticeship programs. Then it’s on-the-job training at Bassett Mechanical with Kim Bassett and Cody Blauert. Finally, apprentice Maddy DeJardin talks about working for Bassett as a steamfitter while training [...]

2023-01-16T15:02:50+00:00January 16th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Pointer Cleaner Caulker Restoration

In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers of Wisconsin (BACWI), experts in building and restoration. Host Stuart Keith starts at the Building Advantage Construction Career Fair in Milwaukee where high school students learned about bricklaying, tile setting and Pointer Cleaner Caulkers (PCC). Attendees included Jim Vick, Mike [...]

2023-01-12T15:41:22+00:00January 12th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments