take part in building Wisconsin's Future

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 and benefits

$61.11 Average Wage
$98,700 Starting Apprentice Wages & Benefits in first year
$122,200 Journey Worker Annual Wages and Benefits

 

 

The Construction Industry expects 22% job growth by 2020!

BWT in the News

CBG redoubles efforts to root out misclassification

If drywall and flooring could talk, it’d probably have a dark story to tell about Wisconsin’s ongoing construction boom. Behind projects big and small, say people close to the industry, there thrives an underground economy made up of contractors who cheat their workers out of wages and benefits to deliver projects on time and under budget.

Veterans in the Skilled Trades Workforce

Last month, Mindy Mulryan, workforce development/project specialist with Construction Business Group, attended the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce event hosted by Entercom in Hales Corner. The panel topic was ‘Veterans in the Skilled Trades Workforce’.  Panelists shared information on how they assist in transitioning veterans from military life to civilian work; how they connect with… Read more »