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

Wisconsin Youth Outreach to be Featured in Vegas at CONEXPO

Many construction companies that are struggling to hire younger talent say the same thing: “Today’s younger generation just doesn’t want to work hard.” While it is true that many high school-age students are not as physically active as previous generations were, saying they don’t like to work hard may be a little harsh.

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce Veterans in Workforce Summit September 27, 2019

Construction Business Group’s Mindy Mulryan and Operating Engineer’s Leroy Miller attended Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce’s Veterans in the Workforce Summit at the Baird Conference Center in Milwaukee on Friday, September 27th.  Attendees heard from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman and Division Administrator of Department of Veterans Affairs Donald Placidi.