• Events Calendar

    Results Found: 48 View Full Calendar
    Monday Sep 21, 2020 - Tuesday Sep 22, 2020
    Do you need a Construction Stormwater General Permit from Ecology? If your project disturbs over an acre of land or is in a subdivision, you probably do. This permit states that all sites disturbing over an acre of land must have a Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL). The CESCL is trained to inspect, install, and manage stormwater controls on your site. Ecology requires a CESCL to be on-call at all times, so most companies will need more than one employee trained as a CESCL. This certification is good for three years. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Tuesday Sep 22, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Community Event, Council Meeting, Committee Meeting
    Thursday Sep 24, 2020
    Learn the significant changes from the last edition to the current edition (2018) of the International Residential Code, including Washington amendments, as well as the Plumbing, Fire and Mechanical Codes. This class will also include the recently adopted changes to the Washington Energy Code. These changes take effect July 1st, so don't miss your chance to take advantage of this great class at a remarkable price. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Sep 24, 2020
    The businesses expected to thrive and grow are those that take the time to strategize, plan, and implement tactics. In this uncertain time, what we do know is that it?s more important than ever to focus on your online presence. Without that, the quality of your craft or how long you?ve been in business will take a backseat to those companies that have leveraged the latest digital marketing. Join us and learn how you can make a difference without hiring a marketing manager. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Sep 24, 2020
    The businesses expected to thrive and grow are those that take the time to strategize, plan, and implement tactics. In this uncertain time, what we do know is that it?s more important than ever to focus on your online presence. Without that, the quality of your craft or how long you?ve been in business will take a backseat to those companies that have leveraged the latest digital marketing. Join us and learn how you can make a difference without hiring a marketing manager. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Friday Sep 25, 2020
    The # 1 cause of death in the construction industry in Washington State continues to be falls from elevation. - Do your employees know how to use a full-body harness? - Have they been trained as a ?competent person?? - Do your employees know at what height fall protection is required? Learn various fall protection systems, how to establish a controlled access zone, and safety monitoring systems. Hands-on demos of PPE and fall arrest systems are included. Note: A Fall Protection work plan is required anytime a fall hazard of 10ft. or more exists. These need to be completed by a Competent Person. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Friday Sep 25, 2020
    Online CESCL Recertification Info: You will receive the online class meeting info and a book link the day before the start of class. It will be sent to the email you use during registration. To receive your CESCL card and credit for the class, you must sign in for the fully scheduled class time and complete the test at the end. Is your Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) certification about to expire? The Department of Ecology requires a CESCL on all stormwater permitted construction sites over an acre and CESCL certifications must be renewed every three years with a one-day class. Designed for residential builders, BIAW's CESCL recertification class will answer builder questions, including what BMP's perform best on construction sites, how to keep those BMP's working, what red flags signal erosion problems, and how to effectively work with local and state inspectors. This class will also walk you through the planning and execution of erosion control in a subdivision. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Tuesday Sep 29, 2020
    Learn the significant changes from the last edition to the current edition (2018) of the International Residential Code, including Washington amendments, as well as the Plumbing, Fire and Mechanical Codes. This class will also include the recently adopted changes to the Washington Energy Code. These changes take effect July 1st, so don't miss your chance to take advantage of this great class at a remarkable price. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Wednesday Sep 30, 2020
    Learn the significant changes from the last edition to the current edition (2018) of the International Residential Code, including Washington amendments, as well as the Plumbing, Fire and Mechanical Codes. This class will also include the recently adopted changes to the Washington Energy Code. These changes take effect July 1st, so don't miss your chance to take advantage of this great class at a remarkable price. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Wednesday Sep 30, 2020
    Confined Space accidents are one of the most common fatality accidents in construction. Attend this course to identify common mistakes and the role of the attendant, entrant, and supervisor. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Wednesday Sep 30, 2020
    In 2019 the DOL announced both a new salary threshold for exempt employees and they updated requirements for calculating regular rate of pay for purposes of calculating overtime. These new rules have been in effect since January 1, 2020. Your business should review your current wages for salaried exempt employees as well as review all of your positions to ensure that they are properly classified. Employers who do not properly classify their employees risk paying treble damages for back wages for improperly classified employees. This course will cover the legal definitions related to FLSA classifications of employees, testing requirements and salary thresholds for exempt employees and requirements for independent contractor classifications. Mitigate your risks and learn what is involved to keep your company compliant with these new DOL requirements. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Oct 1, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: General Membership Event
    Saturday Oct 3, 2020 - Sunday Oct 4, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Community Event
    Tuesday Oct 6, 2020
    Learn the significant changes from the last edition to the current edition (2018) of the International Residential Code, including Washington amendments, as well as the Plumbing, Fire and Mechanical Codes. This class will also include the recently adopted changes to the Washington Energy Code. These changes take effect July 1st, so don't miss your chance to take advantage of this great class at a remarkable price. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Tuesday Oct 6, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Committee Meeting
    Wednesday Oct 7, 2020
    ... read more
    Wednesday Oct 7, 2020
    ... read more
    Tuesday Oct 13, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Committee Meeting
    Tuesday Oct 13, 2020
    ... read more
    Tuesday Oct 13, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Committee Meeting
    Tuesday Oct 13, 2020
    ... read more
    Thursday Oct 15, 2020
    Thursday Oct 15, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: General Membership Event
    Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
    Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives. Because they are embracing newly found and changing lifestyles, they need to revitalize their home environment. Identifying this burgeoning opportunity and then developing the skills to interact with this market can help you grow your business dramatically. This course equips participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively market and sell services to the aging-in-place (AIP) market. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
    There is an increasing desire among today's home owners to live in one's home as long as possible which has created a strong demand for products and services serving this audience. To help home owners make their home a safe and comfortable living environment for the long term, many responsive and innovative products are emerging. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Oct 29, 2020
    This course builds on the CAPS II course (which is a highly recommended prerequisite to this course) by introducing design solutions and techniques for professionals whose clients require specialized design and equipment to live and thrive comfortably in their homes. Whole house product specification and installation techniques will be covered accompanied by practical, hands-on activities. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Oct 29, 2020
    The # 1 cause of death in the construction industry in Washington State continues to be falls from elevation. - Do your employees know how to use a full-body harness? - Have they been trained as a ?competent person?? - Do your employees know at what height fall protection is required? Learn various fall protection systems, how to establish a controlled access zone, and safety monitoring systems. Hands-on demos of PPE and fall arrest systems are included. Note: A Fall Protection work plan is required anytime a fall hazard of 10ft. or more exists. These need to be completed by a Competent Person. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Tuesday Nov 3, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Committee Meeting
    Wednesday Nov 4, 2020
    You will be provided with strategies and tools necessary to be successful in the GRIP retrospective rating program. Industry experts will address keeping your workplace safe, keeping control of your workers' comp claims, and how to best reduce your workers' comp costs in the future. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Wednesday Nov 4, 2020
    Participants will be provided with their company's likely 2021 experience modification factor (EMR) and premium rates, ahead of the general release from L&I. Experts will be on hand to answer your questions, talk about how L&I determines the premium rates you pay, and to discuss strategies for lowering your workers' comp premiums in the future. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Wednesday Nov 4, 2020
    ... read more
    Wednesday Nov 4, 2020
    ... read more
    Tuesday Nov 10, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Committee Meeting
    Tuesday Nov 10, 2020
    ... read more
    Tuesday Nov 10, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Committee Meeting
    Tuesday Nov 10, 2020
    ... read more
    Thursday Nov 12, 2020
    Do you feel like you are speaking another language when interviewing for new staff members? Do you have disagreements in the workplace or unrest due to differences in the generations in your workplace? Have you scheduled multiple interviews only to have most of the cancel without any notice or follow up? Have you hired an employee only to have them ?ghost? you i.e. not show up on the first day without any explanation? In this session we will discuss how to successfully manage and employ best practices when hiring across the generational divide and how to manage a multi-generational workforce. The discussion will also cover how to minimize workplace ghosting. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Nov 12, 2020
    Learn the significant changes from the last edition to the current edition (2018) of the International Residential Code, including Washington amendments, as well as the Plumbing, Fire and Mechanical Codes. This class will also include the recently adopted changes to the Washington Energy Code. These changes take effect July 1st, so don't miss your chance to take advantage of this great class at a remarkable price. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Nov 12, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Council Meeting
    Tuesday Nov 17, 2020
    This Medic First Aid course includes assessment of airway, breathing and circulation techniques, use of protective barriers, and automated external defibrillation training. Hands On CPR exercises included. Meets state law requirements. Certificate valid for 2 years. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Tuesday Nov 17, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: Community Event, Council Meeting, Committee Meeting
    Wednesday Nov 18, 2020
    This informative and informal discussion session, provides the information you need to know about new employment laws enacted in the last year. Additionally, the session discusses trends, both nationally and regionally, that could lead to new laws in this state. We will discuss the best practices to comply with the laws and the downside for non-compliance. Discussion will include Pregnancy Accommodation law, Pay Equity Laws ? Equal Pay Opportunity Act (EPOA), Fair Chance Act, Ban the Box, Salary History Questions, Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Classifications ? State vs. Department of Labor. ... read more
    Categories: Education Class
    Thursday Nov 19, 2020
    Thursday Nov 19, 2020
    ... read more
    Categories: General Membership Event
  •  

  • Master Builders Association of Pierce County Logo