Kaukauna Utilities Employee Earns Industrial Electrician Status
Kaukauna Utilities’ employee Mike Preissner recently graduated from a four-year Industrial
Electrician apprentice program offered through Fox Valley Technical College.
Mike is the son of Donald and Christine Preissner of Appleton and a 1993 graduate of
Appleton East High School. After high school he attended Line Mechanic School at
Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay and was hired by Kaukauna Utilities in
Preissner was one of 9 industrial electrician apprentices from the Fox Valley who completed
the apprenticeship program and received diplomas on May 3, 2010 at the FVTC apprentice
banquet at the Darboy Club. As an apprentice, Preissner completed 670 hours of related school
training and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training to achieve his status as an industrial electrician.
“We congratulate Mike on the completion of his apprenticeship,” said Kaukauna Utilities
General Manager Jeff Feldt. “The invaluable training and knowledge he has received will help
him perform highly skilled work on the utility’s hydro and maintenance facilities.”