Industry Orientation Program



The Industry Orientation Program is a one-day seminar that provides employees new to the mechanical contracting industry with foundational knowledge about the profession. Led by local professionals in the mechanical contracting industry, this seminar includes group discussion and small group interaction to educate participants on what it takes to thrive in this industry.


This program is designed for those new to the mechanical contracting industry.  New employees (any position), students, recent graduates, and interns will all benefit from this “Intro to Mechanical Contracting”.


  • Help new employees identify their role in, and contribution to, your business.
  • Gain knowledge of the mechanical contractor’s business culture.
  • Connect with industry peers to build a professional network.
  • Educate, excite, and engage new employees about the MCAKC community.


After completing this program, participants will be able to:

Section 1: Union Mechanical Contracting Industry
Discuss the difference between Union vs Non-Union Mechanical Contracting businesses.

Section 2: The Kansas City Mechanical Contracting Market
Identify vertical markets in which Union Mechanical Contractors in Kansas City leverage their experience.

Section 3: Construction vs Service
Compare and contrast the Construction vs Service side of the Mechanical Contracting Industry.

Section 4: Professionalism/Business Etiquette
Participate in both business and social situations leaving a lasting positive impression.

Section 5: The MCA of Kansas City: Utilizing our Services
Utilize the MCAKC to support career goals and leverage learning opportunities.

When & Where

Wednesday January 9, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MCA Knowledge Center
10955 Lowell Avenue, Suite 1050
Overland Park, KS 66210


This program is offered at no charge to Signatory Contractors and Associate Members of the MCAKC.  Lunch is provided.


Contact Jacki Conn at or 913.948.9200