Field Based Project Management

Kindly be advised that the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and the Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) will be holding two quality educational seminars to be held on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at the Westin Waltham Boston, from 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Guest speaker will be Kevin Dougherty, a nationally recognized speaker in the construction industry.

 

The second seminar will be held for Foremen/Supervisors in the afternoon. Lunch will be provided prior to the seminar.

Foreman Course Description:  “Field Based Project Management”

This program is designed to get the field to understand the importance of the project management process, and provide them with the tools to improve and insure profitability goals are met. This program will touch on pre-planning, job coordination, and dealing with the other job trades, the need for jobsite organization, jobsite negotiations and many more real world topics.

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Project Communication w/ Kevin Dougherty

Kindly be advised that the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and the Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) will be holding two quality educational seminars to be held on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at the Westin Waltham Boston, from 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Guest speaker will be Kevin Dougherty, a nationally recognized speaker in the construction industry.

The first seminar will be held for Project Managers/Owners in the morning.

 

Project Manager/Owner Course Description:  “Project Communication” 

This program is designed to help the contractor and their production teams take charge of projects and determine the most profitable way to proceed.  Understand the importance of finishing the project strongly, and all the documentation needs and standards.  This program will cover the importance of knowing what you own and how it will/can impact the job and how documentation is an important communication channel.

 

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OSHA 30 Training – Friday & Saturday (March 9, 10, & 23, 24)

The Winter OSHA 30 Course will be held from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM on Friday & Saturday (March 9, 10 & 23, 24).

You must attend every session in order to receive OSHA 30 certification.

We have reserved a room at the Hyatt Place in Braintree by the South Shore Plaza.

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OSHA 30 Training – Friday & Saturday (March 9, 10, & 23, 24)

The Winter OSHA 30 Course will be held from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM on Friday & Saturday (March 9, 10 & 23, 24).

You must attend every session in order to receive OSHA 30 certification.

We have reserved a room at the Hyatt Place in Braintree by the South Shore Plaza.

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Silica Competent Person Training

Kindly be advised that the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA)  our affiliated associations, and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) will be offering a Silica Competent Person Training Seminar.

Once completed each person will receive a certificate designating them as a competent person on site to manage the dangers of silica exposure. The new OSHA rule regarding Silica Exposure Limits is now in effect! Take advantage of this opportunity for silica training. This seminar will discuss the dangers of silica as well as the new regulations and how contractors and employees can meet the requirements.

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CPR/First Aid

BTEA is proud to sponsor CPR/First Aid Training for Contractors signatory with our trades.  Participants must attend 2 consecutive night sessions in order to receive certification from Contractors Risk Management (CRM), one of the premier safety training consultants in the country.

Classes are from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Hyatt Place in Braintree, MA.

Register below no later than February 1st, 2018.

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Managing and Forecasting Labor Costs Seminar

This program is a must for all management staff who must understand the impact of labor costs on the success of a project. This 4-hour workshop will equip participants with the tools, techniques and guidelines to manage and forecast a contractor’s biggest risk on every project: LABOR!  Subject matter includes estimating techniques, break down strategies, early warning signs (how to find and how to manage), the importance of charging time accurately, change order incorporation into labor forecasts and post-mortems.

PresenterTroy Aichele, Aichele & Associates, LLC

 

Attendees of this program will learn: 

  • Create useful job cost breakdowns and time cards
  • Analyze the labor portion of job cost reports
  • Incorporate executed, unexecuted, performed and proposed change orders into project labor forecasts
  • Identify early red flags indicating future labor overruns
  • Use best practices for accurate labor percentage updates
  • Forecast labor necessary to complete the project vs. hours and cash remaining
  • Use post-mortem project labor data

 

Activities include:

  • Analyzing a 50% complete job cost report to determine accuracy and predict a labor budget.
  • Using the job cost report, students will also be asked to recalculate labor costs based on a change order proposal log.
  • Students will break down an estimating package for labor job cost tracking.

 

Please register no later than Tuesday, January 16, 2018!

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Boston Hot Works Safety Program

The City of Boston is enforcing the Hot Work Safety Program and it is expected to move statewide soon!

***Read the latest update from the City of Boston on the NFPA Hot Work Safety Certificate program.***

BTEA is hosting a Hot Works Training Course with Contractor’s Risk Management to help ensure that all of our members have the training they need to meet these requirements.

Individuals must fill out the form below and pay $25.00 by Visa/Mastercard in order to save a spot in the course.

All Trades – Confined Spaces Training

Confined spaces incidents aren’t the most common, but they can be the most deadly. As we have seen in numerous incidents throughout New England, confined spaces hazards tend to be misunderstood or underestimated. In addition, many confined spaces injuries or fatalities  involve not one, but two, victims: the worker and the rescuer.

BTEA and Contractor’s Risk Management (CRM) are working together to offer this training to all our signatory contractors.  Make sure your employees are up to date on the latest in confined spaces regulations and procedures!

The course covers:

  • Key elements of the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Regulation
  • Confined spaces concepts and terminology
  • The difference between confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces
  • How to identify and evaluate hazards: atmospheric, mechanical, chemical
    Procedures for controlling hazards
  • Proper protective equipment for confined spaces
  • Duties of the entry supervisor, entrant, and attendant
  • Procedures for self-rescue, non-entry rescue, entry rescue by company employees, and entry rescue by emergency responders
  • Completing the entry process

Register below

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Plasterers and Cement Masons – Silica Competent Person Training

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Kindly be advised that the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) will be offering a joint training opportunity along with Local #534 Plasterers and Cement Masons. This seminar is for all contributing contractors and members of Local #534.

Once an individual has completed this Silica Competent Person Training Seminar, each person will receive a certificate designating them as a competent person on site to manage the dangers of silica exposure. The new OSHA rule regarding Silica Exposure Limits has been delayed! The new rule is now in effect!  Take advantage of this final opportunity for silica training. This seminar will discuss the dangers of silica as well as the new regulations and how contractors and employees can meet the requirements.

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