MCAWW Service Connections Panel

August 8, 2019

MSCA Chair, Kip Bagley was a special guest at the first “Service Connections” event, hosted by the MCA of Western Washington Service Committee on July 25th. Approximately 50 people attended the event, which connected labor and management over industry trends and challenges. The panel, including Kip Bagley (MSCA Chair), held a lively discussion on topics that included recruiting, the “uberization” of the service industry, self-diagnosing equipment, training and industry growth.

The full of panelists consisted of John Payne (Auburn Mechanical), Joel Crabtree (Local 32), Duane Bjornsen (Seattle Area Pipe Trades), Matthew Barnes (MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions) and Kip Bagley (EMCOR Services Mesa Energy Systems and MSCA Chair), held a lively discussion on topics that included recruiting, the “uberization” of the service industry, self-diagnosing equipment, training and industry growth. MCAWW’s Executive Director, Ed Kommers, served as moderator.

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On Friday, August 7 at 2 p.m., join John and Rick Gopffarth (VP of Preconstruction; Dynamic Systems, Inc.), as they discuss the ‘front end’ of mechanical construction, a process which sometimes takes longer than it does to actually build the project. http://ow.ly/pfZL50ANKSA

Join John Koontz and President-Elect of the MCAA, Armand Kilijian (President, O'Brien Mechanical, Inc. II) on July 24 at 2 p.m. EDT as they discuss all that makes mechanical contracting unique in SF – from the people to the geography to the history! http://ow.ly/6ti350AB5uj

Congratulations to MCAA Member Neptune Plumbing & Heating Co. for being named a Top Workplace by http://cleveland.com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Neptune is the only full-service plumbing company among them.

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