- NUCA aggressively represents the industry in Washington, D.C. Period.
- NUCA of Iowa is developing advocacy programs and events with State and County elected officials.
- NUCA National Convention The annual NUCA Convention is our biggest event of the year. Members gather from all over the country to discuss business, attend educational sessions, and have fun.
- Washington Summit The annual Washington Summit brings our members closer to their representatives on Capitol Hill.
- Safety Directors Forum The annual Safety Directors Forum brings together utility construction and excavation safety professionals for networking and learning from experts to create and maintain accident-free job sites.
- Committees and Forums Serving on a committee is a great way to gain expertise on the issues, build relationships, grow as a leader and a team member through experience, and help advance NUCA and the industry.
- NUCA of Iowa Banquet The annual banquet brings members together for a night of education, inspiration and fun.
- Golf Outing Event Members gather for a friendly, yet competitive round of golf, food, and networking every summer.
- Trap Shoot Event Enjoy a day at one of the premiere trap shooting locations in Iowa. Form your own team or join a team and measure your shooting skills during the day, and enjoy dinner afterwards.
- Iowa Cubs Baseball Watch the Iowa Cubs take on their opponent in the clubhouse suite… fun for the whole family!
- Family Fun Day A full day event with fun events for all family members. We spend a day at a state park with fishing, beach, swimming, sailing, catered food, activities and networking.
Manuals, Books, Literature, Guides, CD/DVDs – NUCA.com provides members with a wide range of topics from A to Z in a wide ranges of formats in both English and Spanish languages: Safety & Damage Prevention, Theft & Vandalism, Product Installation, Guidelines for Heavy Equip. Operating Techniques Regulations/Best Practices, Pipe Installation Training & Trenchless Technology
NUCA members also receive discounts on computers, office equipment, shipping charges, safety products, fuel programs and loss prevention programs.
National Awards of Excellence
- Ditchdigger of the Year Award
- Associate Member of the Year Award
- We Dig America Award
National Safety Awards
- William H. Feather Awards
- Zero Accidents Awards
National Community Service Awards
NUCA of IA Steve Corell Education Scholarship Jerry Hart Associate Award
Hall of Fame Award: Contractor Member of the Year
NUCA Foundation for Education Scholarships
- D.A. Foster Memorial Scholarship
- NUCA 4-Year Scholarship
- William & Shirley Burgett Scholarship
- NUCA 2-Year Scholarship
Education & Services
- Executive Roundtables at the annual NUCA Convention
- Break-Out Educational Sessions at the annual NUCA Convention
- Leadership Skills for Crew Leaders Program (delivered at chapter and company levels)
- National and Local Workforce Development Services and Programs
Safety & Training
NUCA Safety Directors Network
The Safety Directors Network is a voluntary peer group of NUCA-member Safety Directors/Risk Managers and Consultants who share safety and risk management information and advice electronically.
NUCA Safety Consulting Services
NUCA’s Vice President of Safety is a certified safety professional who provides members with telephone con-sultation and technical assistance on safety compliance issues.
NUCA of Iowa Safety Training
Certified training courses taught by professionals. Topics include: OSHA 10-Hour, Confined Space Rescue, Excavation Competent Person, Plug Safety, First Aid & CPR, Silica Training, Fall Protection, Air Monitors and Quickie Saw Safety
NUCA of Iowa DOT Nights
Hands on training at various locations with Iowa DOT personnel
NUCA Toolbox Talks
Available to members anytime on www.nuca.com, 75 succinct NUCA Toolbox Talks reinforce training and re-mind workers of jobsite hazards. Most are also available in Spanish.
Utility Contractor Magazine (monthly)
NUCA Safety News (bi-monthly)
NUCA of Iowa Membership Director (annual)
NUCA @ Work (bi-weekly)
From The Trenches Newsletter (annual)
NUCA National Partners Program
This program is a series of corporate sponsorship opportunities for NUCA members that believe strongly in NUCA’s vision. Partnership levels meet a variety of budgets and marketing goal needs. Partners may take advantage of valuable networking and advertising opportunities to promote their products and/or services throughout the year in an array of highly visible venues and media.
NUCA Newsletter Sponsorships
NUCA @ Work
NUCA Safety News
From The Trenches
National Website Advertising
NUCA offers four levels of website advertising through seven packages, with pricing based on viewer statistics. Ads are available in three sizes and seven different packages.
NUCA of Iowa Sponsorship Opportunities
Annual Membership Directory DOT NUCA Night
Trap Shoot Outing
Iowa Cubs Outing
Family Fun Day
From The Trenches Newsletter