Attracting and Training Your Workforce: Operating Engineers’ Innovative Solutions

Wednesday, March 11 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Westgate - Pavilion 1


Event Information

Title: Attracting and Training Your Workforce: Operating Engineers’ Innovative Solutions

Description: The competition for a skilled workforce is hotter than ever and everyone is wondering how to recruit a future workforce in this challenging environment. Wisconsin Operating Engineers (WOE) will share examples of their innovative approach to reaching Gen Z and preparing them for a career in construction so that you can replicate their success. The moderated panel will include representatives from the WOE, the International Union of Operating Engineers, and their signatory contractors.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand how the construction industry aligns with Gen Z preferences
2. Learn how WOE reaches over 800 students every year in 2 days
3. Explore the innovative online pre-apprenticeship curriculum for high school students developed by WOE and IUOE
4. Hear personal stories from labor and management on how their combined efforts result in increased interest from Gen Z

Type: CONEXPO-CON/AGG Education


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Hosting Association(s)

  • Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)