Event Calendar

Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Fundamentals of Project Engineering for Construction

Start Date: 9/10/2024 7:30 AM CDT
End Date: 9/10/2024 2:30 PM CDT

Venue Name: MCAKC Knowledge Center

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

Organization Name: MCA of Kansas City

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

Project Engineering Basics in Construction

Whether you're just starting out in your role as Project Engineer or looking to expand your knowledge, this seminar is perfect for you. Our goal is to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in your role as a Project Engineer in construction.

This full-day interactive seminar includes hands-on activities, case studies, and interactive discussions. Our instructor, Harry Bederian, has extensive knowledge and practical experience in the field of construction. He will provide insights, best practices, and practical tips to help attendees succeed in their new role. 

The seminar aims to equip attendees with a basic understanding of the tasks and roles of project engineers in construction and provides a foundation for further learning and development. Attendees will learn how critical components like RFIs, Submittals, and Meeting Minutes can impact the success or failure of a project. You'll learn how a project engineer bridges the gap between engineering and management/construction. This course will lay the foundation for attendees to have conversations with experienced team members, expand the attendees understanding of construction practices, and give attendees a road map to take a deeper dive, on their own, in all the topics covered through this course.

This seminar is a valuable opportunity for anyone looking to improve their understanding of project engineering in construction and gain the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in this role.

If you're looking for a comprehensive and practical introduction to project engineering in construction, sign up for this full-day seminar today!

This seminar covers various topics such as:

  1. The role/duty of a Project Engineer
  2. Request for Information
  3. Submittals
  4. Specifications
  5. Meetings/Meeting Minutes
  6. Scheduling and Earn Value Management
  7. Types of training/certificates
  8. Construction Technology
  9. Introduction to Quality


Harry Bederian became interested in the mechanical contracting industry when he as an undergraduate student at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). He served as the president of the MCAA/CPMCA Student Chapter in 2009/2010.

Harry has been a Project Engineer at ARB, Inc. since 2012 and worked in a leadership role on various projects including the construction of Gas Fired Power Plants, Solar Power Plants, Gas Compressor Stations, and construction within refineries.

His involvement in the industry is diverse, having also served as the CPMCA Education and Scholarship Committee Chair since 2010, CPMCA Board Member, and a mentor to the USC Student Chapter. Harry is currently studying for his Masters in Project Management at the University of Wisconsin.

$150 Signatory Contractors
$250 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)