careers in construction

Rethink Your Career Path

Unemployment is at record levels and unfortunately, many jobs will be cut or reduced when things open back up. If you're a man or woman who is handy, likes crafts or the outdoors, there are opportunities available that can lead to a rewarding career. The Careers Tab on the Building Wisconsin Blog has [...]

2020-05-11T15:44:07+00:00May 11th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|1 Comment

More Veterans Are Joining The Trades

The Building Trades recognize that veterans learn skills during their service that are valuable outside the military. That's why many trades sponsor recruiting initiatives targeting veterans. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll see what some veterans are saying about being a Wisconsin Operating Engineer. For more career opportunities in the Trades, [...]

2020-02-17T13:30:19+00:00February 17th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Training

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll learn what it takes to become a professional plumber in Wisconsin as we feature the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Program. If you're considering a career in the construction trades, this video shows the training you'll receive and the opportunities and income a career with Plumbers [...]

2020-01-30T15:34:33+00:00January 30th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

More Women Are Becoming Plumbers

A new group of successful candidates recently began their apprenticeship with Plumbers Local 75. Recruiting efforts are starting to bear fruit as more women are showing interest in becoming plumbers. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, Christina B. tells why she switched from college to a plumbing apprenticeship. Go to Plumbers75Careers.com to [...]

2020-01-20T16:07:28+00:00January 20th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

More Women Are Attracted To The Trades

There is an ongoing shortage of workers in construction, especially women. As reported here, while women make up 51% of the total workforce, in construction it’s just over 9%. Many trades, including Plumbers Local 75 have been actively recruiting women to join their apprenticeship programs. At Plumbers75Careers.com, interested candidates answer a few questions [...]

2019-11-19T16:18:10+00:00November 19th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Successful Candidates Start Plumbers 75 Apprenticeship

Building Wisconsin TV wants to congratulate the successful candidates who are starting their Plumbers Local 75 apprenticeship training. Today’s video features the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Program for Wisconsin. If you’ve ever thought about a career in the construction trades, this video shows the training you’ll get as a Plumbers 75 apprentice and the opportunities [...]

2019-11-05T15:59:35+00:00November 5th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Food Warehouse Video Has 15,000 Views

Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV has over 15,000 views on YouTube. Host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen food distribution possible. Owners Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson provide a tour along with members from Steamfitters Local 601. We'll see the Summit fabrication shop, visit a cold storage construction site [...]

2019-11-04T16:31:50+00:00November 4th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

We Energies Power Plant Conversion

Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV shows how the We Energies Valley Power Plant in Milwaukee was converted from coal to natural gas by members of Steamfitters Local 601. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mike Woznicki from We Energies, Stan Hohol from AECOM and Chris Valerine, Paul Prill and Joel Zielke from Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives in Wisconsin, [...]

2019-10-31T15:51:41+00:00October 31st, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen food distribution possible. Owners Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson provide a tour along with members from Steamfitters Local 601. We’ll check out the Summit fabrication shop, visit a cold storage construction site and finish up in the engine room of a [...]

2019-09-19T15:19:06+00:00September 19th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

More Women Need To Consider The Trades

While many of the Building Trades have increased recruiting efforts towards women, the numbers are still woefully inadequate. For example, in 2018 it was estimated that women comprised only 5.4% of welders, 2.4% of electricians and 2.2% of carpenters. We're starting to develop interest early with programs like CAMPBuild and in today's video [...]

2019-09-10T15:56:26+00:00September 10th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments