Bobby J. Slack
n 2011, Bobbty (BJ) came to a Jobs Task Force meeting with his father, Ed Slack. He was 18 years-old and seeking employment as an operating engineer. As a result, the work that UCM-Gamaliel, Illinois/Iowa did in Springfield, Granite City, and Chicago, BJ received an official Operating Engineer License in 2014.
He worked on IDOT (Illinois Department of Transportation) projects as one of our youngest operating engineers. He attended meetings, visited elected officials, and participated in numerous events that UCM sponsored.