Founded in 2002 Globalcom Technologies, a division of Westphal & Company, Inc., is a full service voice, data, video, and security contractor offering design, installation, maintenance, and support of telecommunications networks. Now that you know a bit about Globalcom Technologies we would like to introduce Seth Replogle. An apprentice with Globalcom Technologies who is currently working at the UW Madison WARF. Now lets take some time to learn more about Seth and his goals.
Tell me about your journey into construction. Where did you start and where are you now?
I started at Globalcom Technologies when I was 20 years old and I’ve been working here since then.
What or how did you get interested in a career in construction?
I’ve always enjoyed building and fixing stuff and figuring out how it works.
What’s the best part of your job?
Seeing my finished work go into the completion of a building and my coworkers.
Biggest takeaway from your apprenticeship?
There’s usually multiple solutions for every problem that arises. It’s fun trying to determine which solution will work out the best and most efficiently.
How long have you been with Globalcom Technologies?
I have been with Globalcom Technologies for about 4 years.
What advice do you have for someone looking for a career in the trades?
Start learning about the trades as soon as you can and learn how to adapt to different situations that present themselves.
What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome in your career so far?
Overthinking and waking up early are two challenges I can think of.
Where are you looking to go from here?
Finish my apprenticeship and work my way up the ladder while learning as much as I can along the way. I look forward to what the future holds.
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