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Construction trades and contractors work to build a better Wisconsin everyday


In Wisconsin, a growing economy and a promising future are valued! When skilled construction trades and respected contractors work together - great buildings like Camp Randall Stadium, Lambeau Field and the Marquette Interchange come to life!

The expertise of Wisconsin's Operating Engineers is evident in the buildings, roads, bridges and infrastructure in our communities. These projects provide jobs and enhance the quality of life in Wisconsin. Operating Engineers and the respected contractors they support are Building Wisconsin Together.

Great wages! $26.95 Average Hourly $56,060 Average Salary

   

The Construction Industry expects 22% job growth by 2020!

BWT in the News

Pre-Apprenticeship Primer

Many of the workforce initiatives that are underway through CBG’s efforts are defined as pre-apprenticeship. Whether we are targeting youth through Destinations Career Academy or adults through Apprenticeship Readiness, the end goal is to prepare individuals to enter and succeed in Registered Apprenticeship. Pre-Apprenticeship is a hot topic right now because of the June Presidential… Read more »

October Externship a HUGE Success!

The Coloma training center hosted close to 300 students and educators on October 18th for the second Student & Educator Externship. 16 school districts attended the event and had an opportunity to tour the training center, test their skill on simulators and mini-excavators, learn about the Pre-Apprenticeship program and hear first hand from employers and… Read more »

Supporting the Pathways that Create Jobs

For many years, the K-12 system has been focused on college for all. Yet, Harvard University predicts that 57 percent of the jobs in the future will require skilled training or certification, not a college degree. The industry needs college-educated individuals but a large percentage of construction careers require advanced training through apprenticeship, technical training… Read more »