Our Mission

WRTP/BIG STEP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit workforce intermediary dedicated to connecting people to family-sustaining jobs.

Our mission is to enhance the ability of public and private sector organizations to recruit, develop, and retain a more diverse, qualified workforce in construction, manufacturing and emerging sectors of the regional economy.

By being industry led, worker centered, and community focused, WRTP/BIG STEP helps under-employed, under-served, and under-represented individuals succeed in well-paying careers while exceeding industry’s workforce needs.

The Latest

Seeking experienced and entry-level carpentry candidates

In partnership with Wall-Tech and the Carpenter’s Union, we are hosting two recruitment and information sessions, one for experienced candidates on May 1st and one for entry-level candidates on May 2nd. Please see flyers for details, and call (414) 342-9787 to register.

Recruiting candidates for positions with DRS Technologies

On Friday, May 5th, we are hosting a recruitment in partnership with DRS Technologies and IAM for individuals seeking career opportunities in manufacturing. See flyer for details and call (414) 342-9787 to register.

New WRTP/BIG STEP Office Open at MATC in Walker’s Square

We are proud to announce the start of the Milwaukee Skilled Trades Consortium, a partnership with the MATC Education Center at Walker’s Square. Join us for our open house on April 6th to celebrate this new partnership.