educational seminars

Strategic Leadership Seminar 2019

2019-10-11T16:07:57-04:00August 5th, 2019|

This year the MCA of Metropolitan Washington took a slightly different approach to our strategic partnering and planning session. The MCAMW Board of Directors, Negotiations Committee Members, Industry Fund Trustees along with our Union Partners, Steamfitters Local 602 and Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5 came together to experience a one-of-a-kind Leadership Seminar with the U.S. [...]

Capital Contractors Institute Kicks Off First Program Of Semester!

2019-02-07T10:29:04-05:00February 7th, 2019|

This morning the MCAMW's inaugural #CapitalContractorsInstitute kicked off its opening program with Mark Matteson who presented his Sparking Maintenance Sales Success Seminar! Mark will conclude this weeks programs with his Customer Service Excellence Seminar tomorrow from 8:00-3:00 PM. Thank you to our Member Contractors for supporting this initiative and we look forward to a successful first semester with #CCI! #SalesSuccess #ContinuingEducation #CustomerRelations #EffectiveCommunication [...]

Young Leaders Kennedy Center Job site Tour & Happy Hour

2018-06-07T10:35:56-04:00June 7th, 2018|

  Our Young Leaders had great day touring the Kennedy Center and learning about their latest construction expansion. A special thanks to Tanner Robinson with Kirlin Mid-Atlantic for leading the tour. The job site tour concluded with a Happy Hour at Sequoia at Washington 

Service Bureau Breakfast Safety Meeting May 3

2019-08-20T16:54:46-04:00May 4th, 2018|

  Thank you to our Panelists, Adele L. Abrams Law Offices of Adele L. Abrams PC, Tom Meighen Chesapeake Safety Council, and Brian Morvan Safety First, Inc. that came and spoke with our Mechanical Service Contractors on Thursday. These panelists covered both local and national level safety changes stemming from the new federal administration, medical marijuana and the [...]

April 2018 Business Dinner Meeting- ACE Lobbyists

2019-08-20T16:55:08-04:00April 24th, 2018|

Thank you to Bruce Bereano, Maryland ACE Advocate, Warner Session, Washington D.C. ACE Advocate, and MCAA General Council, John McNerney for joining us last night to discuss current Legislative matters and Pension Reform that are impacting our Metropolitan Washington Region.

Foreman Training Part 2 with Nic Bittle

2019-08-20T16:55:02-04:00April 10th, 2018|

This morning Supervisors and Foreman continued "A Foreman's Field Guide Part II" training with Nic Bittle. The Bossman who shared how to breakdown the communication barriers between a foreman and his/her crew, best ways to set expectations for your crew, how to develop your team members for success on a daily basis, developing a work ethic within [...]

2018 MCAA Convention-San Antonio, TX

2019-08-20T16:55:13-04:00April 4th, 2018|

2018 MCAA National Convention was held in San Antonio TX. Thank you MCAA for another successful Convention. Congratulations to the new MCAA General President, Michael Brandt! See you all next year at the 2019 MCAA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ.    

“What are your plans for after your graduate?”

2018-03-05T09:48:51-05:00March 5th, 2018|

  This is the one question many soon-to-be-graduates receive throughout their senior year. Luckily, those young men and women aspiring to become involved in the Mechanical Construction Engineering Industry can have an answer! February was a busy month at University of Maryland and Virginia Tech. Both schools had their Spring Career Fairs focusing connecting students [...]

February 2018 Business Dinner Meeting – Local 5 & Local 602 Panel Discussion

2019-08-20T16:57:00-04:00February 13th, 2018|

Business Managers, Officers, & Training staff from both Plumbers Local 5 & Steamfitters Local 602 led a Panel Discussion with the MCAMW Member Contractors on Monday, February 12th, 2018 to discuss their current Projects, Labor Forecasts, along with current and future Apprenticeship Initiatives, Curriculum and Program Updates anticipated for 2018. Tim Kirlin, MCAMW President 2018, facilitated the discussion [...]

MCAMW/NECA Change Orders & Claims Seminar

2018-01-25T11:42:40-05:00January 25th, 2018|

On Tuesday January 23rd, NECA hosted Mr. Anwar Hafeez that present on "How to win the Fight on Change Orders & Claims". Mr. Hafeez reviewed different types of change orders or claims that come up while working on projects and offered winning strategies for each type and scenario. More than 40 MCAMW and [...]