ICANE Association Meeting

The next meeting of the Association will be held at The Tavern at Granite Links Golf Club.

Please fill out the form below or email to jtempesta@btea.com no later than Thursday, January 25, 2018.

We encourage your attendance at this meeting.

Association Meeting - February
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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!

REGISTER HERE

WHY AND HOW: Recruiting and Retaining Women in Construction

ICANE is proud to offer a presentation from Susan Moir of Policy Group on Tradeswomen’s Issues (PGTI).  A nationally recognized leader in the best practices of gender diversity in the union building trades, Susan offers a business case for increased gender diversity in construction.

Join us for this impactful presentation on a timely and sometimes controversial subject!

Please register below!

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1599080619970919171

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

MA Statewide Contracting Opportunities Still Available!

The Massachusetts Operational Service Division (OSD) has asked BTEA again to promote the 3 Tradespersons Statewide Contracts. They want to identify union contractors available to bid on some small to mid-size state contracts for trade services required by state facilities.

Interested in this opportunity? If you are, please read over the flyer below!

Continue reading “MA Statewide Contracting Opportunities Still Available!”

ESICA Conference

The Eastern States Insulation Contractors Association (ESICA) represents both small and large mechanical, commercial, industrial and asbestos abatement contractors as well as various suppliers and distributors of products and services to the industry.

 

Join them for their annual conference in Annapolis, MD