Day: April 8, 2022

Job Postings: Jay Dee Contractors, Inc

Field Engineer/Estimator opportunity with Jay Dee Contractors, Inc.

Jay Dee Contractors, Inc., a Midwestern based Heavy Underground Construction contractor is seeking an experienced Field Engineer/Estimator

Founded in 1965, Jay Dee is a family-owned company that continues to deliver excellence as an Underground Contractor in the US and Canada.  With a Safety-First mindset, we are configured to deliver value and quality to our clients. We understand that adding value is just that – giving more than what is expected. Our people, working as a unified team, produce at a standard unparalleled in our industry. It is these fundamentals that drive our Company and have led to its consistent growth and enhanced reputation over the years.

Our team of skilled employees, paired with an extensive inventory of equipment has allowed us to build a project portfolio that varies in size, scope and level of complexity. To date, the Jay Dee team has completed over 100 miles of safe and effective underground spaces and tunnels in a variety of ground conditions, including soft ground and hard rock.  We encourage you to learn more by visiting our website:

The Position:

The Field Engineer/Estimator reports directly to the Chief Estimator and will be responsible for reviewing bid requirements, securing subcontractor and vendor pricing, and preparing estimates for hard rock, soft ground tunnels, cast-in-place structures, micro-tunneling, and sewer and water projects.  Approximately 15-20% travel is required to attend pre-bid meetings and support active projects.  This is an ideal position for an experienced Field Engineer looking to transition into an office based Estimating position.

More info about this position can be found here:

Scholarship: IMAGIN

IMAGIN Scholarship

The IMAGIN Scholarship is awarded in recognition of outstanding student scholarship in Geographic Information / Geospatial Sciences. The $500 scholarship is supported by members and conference attendees through contributions to the IMAGIN scholarship fund. Any student enrolled in a Michigan College or University, graduate or undergraduate is eligible for the award.  Awards for both graduate and undergraduate may be awarded in a single year, based upon the review committee’s recommendation. 

The 2022 IMAGIN Scholarship program is now open and students can complete the IMAGIN Scholarship Application below.   All applications are due by Friday, May 13, 2022 at 5:00 pm.  Two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded for 2022, with one targeted to an undergraduate student and the other for a graduate level student.   

2022 IMAGIN Scholarship Application Form


Scholarship: SEAMi


SEAMi is offering a minimum of (2) $2,000 Scholarships to any current Undergraduate Civil Engineering Student focusing in Structural Engineering at an ABET Accredited Michigan College or University.

Note: Michigan residency is not a requirement to apply.


Completed Applications including full transcripts must be received no later than April 11, 2022 at the mailing or e-mail address noted on the Application.

Applications will be reviewed by impartial judges and winners will be chosen based on:

  • Academic Performance
  • Future Goals and Aspirations
  • Current and Past Activities


Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than May 1, 2022, by written letter.

Scholarship Recipients are invited and encouraged to attend the SEAMi Statewide Conference.  

Follow the link below to download the Scholarship Application. We look forward to seeing your application and helping make your college experience an enjoyable one!

SEAMi Scholarship Application

LEED Training – Spring Webinars

Make your resume stand out with the premier sustainability designation called the LEED Green Associate! LEED is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. As buildings can become LEED Certified, people can become LEED accredited! The best way to break into the sustainability space is to attain the LEED Green Associate. It also shows employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. Since the LEED GA exam doesn’t have a stellar pass rate, the value of the extra letters behind your name will carry even more weight.

Our engaging webinars have helped over 10K students and professionals learn the material cold AND clear the exam with a very high passing rate. The LEED Professional Designation has helped past participants attain internships and jobs and now is a great time to add this credential.

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training – Webinar and Online self-paced options:

I will be offering live webinars that can be streamed on any of the following dates:

1. March 12 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST2. April 2 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST3. April 23 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST4. May 14 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST5. June 2 2022 – 5:00PM – 9:30PM EST6. July 9 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST    – OR -7. On-demand recordings completed at your own paceA. LEED AP BD+C (Level 2) – On-Demand
The above options (1-7) are all identical.

Register for a live webinar or start today with our on-demand recorded workshop completed anytime at your own pace here –

This course is instructed by a USGBC Faculty member and is the most effective way to pass. The USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can now be taken online from home. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!

Cost: $200 – Students can use the coupon code ‘green’ for $50 off (Discounted course price $150)

Save your seat by registering here for our live or self-paced options –

Please contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions at

Lorne Mlotek BASc., LEED AP BD+C, O+M
Head LEED Trainer at LeadingGreen
+1-416-824-2677USGBC Faculty
B740 Sandford Fleming Building
10 King’s College Road, Toronto, M5S 3G4

Scholarship: ASCE Wisconsin Technical Branch


  • Applicants must have permanent residence within one of the following counties (which comprise the Northwest Branch limits): Adams, Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lincoln, Marathon, Monroe, Oneida, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vilas, or Wood. The map shows those counties in white.
  • Applicants must have completed, or will complete in the present semester/quarter, at least one full academic year of study in the engineering curriculum.
  • Applicants must be attending, or plan to attend in the following semester/quarter, one of the following ABET accredited engineering institutions: University of Wisconsin – Madison, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin – Platteville, University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, University of Minnesota — Mankato, Michigan Technological University, Marquette University, or Milwaukee School of Engineering.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to one applicant, selected by the Northwest Branch Scholarship Committee, from all applicants meeting the eligibility criteria. Selection will be based on the applicant’s demonstrated interest in the profession as reflected by the application responses and the letter of recommendation.


Submit completed applications (preference one bundled document) by 5:00pm, May 31, 2022.

Corona Woychik
201 Main Street, Suite 1020
La Crosse, WI 54601

You may also submit electronically (PDF files preferred) to Put the note “Scholarship Application” in the subject line. Please use additional sheets to answer the questions. If you have questions regarding the application, you may e-mail Corona or call her at 608-789-2034 during normal business hours. Mondays through Fridays.

Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered.