Event Calendar

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Managing the Fabrication, Shop Drawing & BIM Process

Start Date: 6/7/2023 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 6/7/2023 12:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: MCA Knowledge Center

10955 Lowell Avenue, Suite 1050
Overland Park, KS  United States  66210

Organization Name: MCAKC

Jacki Conn
Email: jconn@mcakc.org
Phone: (913) 948-9200

Managing the Fabrication, Shop Drawings & BIM Process

WEDNESDAY, June 7 (8:00 AM - Noon) 

If you’re a Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager looking to enhance your knowledge and skills in Fabrication, Shop Drawings & BIM, then this workshop is a must-attend. This seminar will cover the entire process of Fabrication, Shop Drawings & BIM while emphasizing  best Project Management practices for optimizing efficiency and cost control.
By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:
  1. Recognize the importance of Fabrication, Shop Drawings & BIM in Mechanical Contractors and Construction Projects.
  2. Understand the process and workflow involved in constructing a model and coordinating with other trades.
  3. Identify the deliverables and definitions of this process including Material Bill of Materials, Installation Drawings, Spool Packages, Penetration Drawings, In-Wall Rough-In, and Trimble.
  4. Outline the responsibilities of a Project Manager and identify best management practices in:
  • Creating and managing a BIM Execution Plan
  • Tracking, documenting and defending detailing change orders
  • Reviewing BIM, Coordination and Detailing contracts
  • Conducting VDC (Virtual Design & Construction) Kick-off meetings and weekly status update SCRUMS
  • Ensuring timely approved submittals (with sufficient detail to allow inserting into the model)
  • Analyzing the BIM Coordination Schedule and understanding its critical relationship to deliverables and field installations
  • Maintaining accurate and easily accessible drawings, submittals, and RFI’s for detailers
  • Constructing the Material Matrix.
Troy Aichele has a B.S. in Construction Management, an A.A.S in HVAC and Refrigeration Design, and has worked in nearly every facet of commercial construction as a Mechanical Contractor for nearly 30 years.  Through Aichele & Associates, LLC, he teaches national workshops focusing on project management, managing and forecasting labor, estimating, change orders, blueprint reading, and how to perform water audits.  He’s also a former MCAA Career Development Committee Chairman and was an adjunct professor at the University of Washington for 17 years.

CEUs: 0.4

$100 Signatory Contractors
$150 Associate Members'

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)