Local 139 Apprenticeships

Join the ranks of the most well-trained and well-paid apprentices in Wisconsin. The Local 139 apprenticeship program accommodates heavy equipment operators with little to no experience in the field.

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Calendar of Events

Keep yourself up to date on the happenings of Local 139. We hope to see you soon!

Full List of IUOE 139 Events

Benefits of Organizing

Organizing is extremely important to the membership of Local 139. Our organization efforts increase our market share, which means increased bargaining strength.

The benefits of organizing are undeniable.

Local 139 works tirelessly to provide a voice for its members, and we value your contribution. We’re stronger when we work as a unified group than we are as individuals.

IUOE 139 News & Notes

High School Pre-Apprenticeship Program - Destinations Career Academy

POSTED: April 22, 2017

High school students in grades 9-12 can learn what it takes to become an Operating Engineer when they enroll in Destinations Career Academy’s Pre-apprenticeship Program.

WI DOT Bid Lettings – April 11th, 2017

POSTED: April 11, 2017

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Highway Construction Bid Lettings occur on the second Tuesday of each month.

Holiday Office Hours - Friday, April 14th, 2017

POSTED: April 10, 2017

The statewide offices of Operating Engineers Local 139 will be closed on Good Friday, April 14.

John Keno & Company Work At Carthage College Along Lake Michigan

POSTED: April 6, 2017

Operators working for John Keno & Company Inc. position boulders along the Lake Michigan shoreline on April 4 at Carthage College in Kenosha.