Author Archives: Leanna Davis

Utah Career Center: Upcoming Evaluator Training & CE Courses

The Utah Career Center will be holding a short training night on Wednesday, August 8 at 6PM for those willing to assist with instructor evaluations. The evaluator program is extremely beneficial to the apprenticeship program in general and instructors in particular. Being an instructor is a difficult job and at times, instructors miss opportunities for […]

Blomquist Hale Employee Assistance Program

As we enter into the fourth year since the Employee Assistance Program was implemented, we want to remind members of services the UMCA and UA Local 140 have secured through the services of Blomquist Hale.  All UMCA contractors and their employees are covered under this program, even those who do not receive their health benefits from […]

UMCA & UA Local 140 Bargaining New Agreement

The bargaining committees for the UMCA and UA Local 140 opened negotiations last month and are working diligently to negotiate a successor agreement that will benefit both sides. At this stage in negotiations, the level of communication and cooperation has drastically improved from years past, making both parties very optimistic about the future of the […]

MCAA 2017 Construction Technology Report

JB Knowledge in association with the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) have released the 6th Annual Construction Technology Report. Data for this report was complied in 2017 and is an indicator of the technology being used today, and how their increasing integration into daily operations will affect the future. Over the past six years […]

Special Request From The Utah Career Center Apprentice Program

The Utah Career Center is still looking for volunteers to be class evaluators for the Fall semester. Evaluators are asked to commit to attending one class, twice during the semester on nights that are decided in advance and fit the evaluator’s schedule.The purpose of Classroom Evaluator Feedback is to improve our training program by helping […]

UCC News: Competition Winners & Upcoming Classes

On Saturday, May 5, 2018 the Utah Career Center held an apprentice skill contest that determined the apprentice representatives for the June District 5 Regional Contest. The competition was very close with each participant being a highly skilled apprentice. The winners are: HVAC – Jesse Breinholt – Mechanical Service & Systems Plumber – Mason Finch […]

Lean Construction Seminar to Focus on Principles and Implementation

Register today for the UMCA May Education Seminar “Securing Our Future Using Lean Construction.” Join us on Thursday, May 17th from 7AM – 4PM at the Utah Career Center. Dennis Sowards will lead the class in exploring the latest in Lean Construction.  This course will focus on the principles and practical application of Lean and […]

UCC NEWS: May Brings Excitement at the Utah Career Center

The Utah Career Center will be holding an apprentice skills competition on Saturday, May 5. This competition will determine the apprentice representatives from the Utah Career Center for the District 5 Regional contest in June. The contestants are: HVAC: Jesse Breinholt – Mechanical Service & Systems and Dominick Romero – CCI Mechanical, Inc. Welder: James […]