Event Calendar

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Industry Orientation Program - New Hires

Date(s): February 9, 2023

Time: 8:30 AM  CST - 4:00 PM  CST

Space is limited!  Register Early!

The Industry Orientation Program is a one-day seminar that provides employees new to the mechanical contracting industry with foundational knowledge about the profession. Led by local professionals in the mechanical contracting industry, this seminar includes group discussion and small group interaction to educate participants on what it takes to thrive in this industry.

This program is designed for those new to the mechanical contracting industry.  New employees (any position), students, recent graduates, and interns will all benefit from this “Intro to Mechanical Contracting”.

  • Help new employees identify their role in, and contribution to, your business.
  • Gain knowledge of the mechanical contractor’s business culture.
  • Connect with industry peers to build a professional network.
  • Educate, excite, and engage new employees about the MCAKC community.


After completing this program, participants will be able to:
Section 1: Union Mechanical Contracting Industry
Bob Looman – Executive Director MCAKC

Discuss the difference between Union vs Non-Union Mechanical Contracting businesses.

Section 2: The Kansas City Mechanical Contracting Market
Kollin Knox – President – P1 Group, Inc.

Identify vertical markets in which Union Mechanical Contractors in Kansas City leverage their experience
Section 3: Construction vs Service
Clay Daniels – President – U.S. Engineering, Service

Compare and contrast the Construction vs Service side of the Mechanical Contracting Industry.

Section 4: Vendors and Suppliers
Ryan Epstein – Sales Manager – Johnson and White Sales

Explain the manufacturing and supplier relationship in our industry and where products come from and how they get to the job site.

Section 5: The MCA of Kansas City: Utilizing our Services
Bob Looman – Executive Director MCAKC

Utilize the MCAKC to support career goals and leverage learning opportunities.

Lunch is provided.

Target Audience: 
Anyone new to the mechanical contracting industry. 

This program is offered at no charge to Signatory Contractors and Associate Members of the MCAKC.  

Cancelation Policy
Cancelations for all MCAKC events must be received at least 2 Business Days prior to the event by email to learn@mcakc.org or by phone at 913-948-9200. Cancelations received after this time will be assessed a $100 cancelation fee.

No Shows” will be assessed a fee (see below) and invoiced accordingly.

$50 Event Duration: Up to 4 Hours
$100 Event Duration: Over 4 Hours (Should the event cover more than one day, this fee will apply for each day of event) 

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