Calendar of Events

BX HR Group: Unemployment

 

HR Professionals Invited to Join BX HR Group

If you’re the human resources manager at your company, or if HR is just one of the many hats you wear, the HR Group is for BX members like you.

 


Unemployment

  • What do you need to know when faced with an unemployment claim?
  • What are the proper steps and channels for dealing with a claim?
  • What documentation do you need?

WHEN

Thursday, Nov. 14 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Setterlin Building Company (560 Harmon Ave., 43223)

COST

There is no cost for employees of BX member firms to participate, but registration is required.


REGISTER

BX Insurance Options - Information Session

 

If you’ve recently received your health insurance renewal letter and your rates have changed, you’ll want to join Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield representatives, Kelly Newsom and Vince Sowell and BX-endorsed broker McGohan Brabender representative Dean Stitz at an information session, as they address:

  • What does it mean if your rates went up?
  • What are your options before you renew?
  • Is the new BX/SOCA (Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance)/MEWA (Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement) a fit for your company?

This information session is being offered to help small employers – those with 2 to 50 employees – analyze their health insurance options.


WHEN

Wednesday, Nov. 20 | 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd. Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.


REGISTER

2019 BX Annual Meeting

Mark your calendar to attend the BX Annual Meeting on Nov. 21!

 

Join hundreds of industry professionals to celebrate accomplishments, see old friends and meet new business contacts.

For more information about the Annual Meeting or sponsorship opportunities, contact Pam Austin.

 

 


Thank You Annual Meeting Sponsors

Platinum

Staples Business Advantage Logo

 

Craftsmanship Awards

IceMiller logo
Ohio Power Tool logo

Safety Awards

Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP logo
Safex, Inc. logo

 

 

Welcome

CareWorks Comp logo

New Member Reception

Best Courier, Inc. logo
Pathways Financial Credit Union logo

 

Gold

Alston Construction Logo
Converse Electric logo
Jendco Safety Logo
The Painting Co. Logo

 


WHEN

Thursday, Nov. 21 | Networking - 5p.m., Program - 6:45 p.m.

WHERE

Greater Columbus Convention Center (400 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

Late Registration - $80 (Beginning 11/11/19)


REGISTER

Dec. BXYP – Holiday Axe Throwing

 

Back by popDueling Axes Logoular demand - Axe Throwing at the December BXYP event!

Join your fellow construction industry young professionals for this unique networking event that will leave you de-stressed with new industry connections. Your registration includes a drink ticket, light refreshments and two hours of savage Axe Throwing.

Closed-toed shoes are mandatory. Lumberjack flannels and/or ugly holiday sweaters are encouraged!

Want another drink ticket? Bring a pair (or two) of socks to be donated to a local shelter.


WHEN

Thursday, Dec. 5 | 4 - 6 p.m.

WHERE

Dueling Axes (309 S. 4th St., 43215)

COST

$55 per employee of BX member firms; $65 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Ohio Mechanics Lien Law: The Hows and Whys of the Paperwork

 

Should you provide a Notice of Commencement of Furnishing? If so, when? Timelines for the processes involved in preserving lien rights can be complicated. Industry employees involved in the complicated lien law process need to know the requirements under the law.

This course will provide attendees with examples, information and advice on the specific requirements needed to preserve your lien rights. Each attendee will receive sample lien forms and learn firms’ rights and responsibilities under the law.

 

INSTRUCTOR

Don Leach (Dinsmore & Shohl LLP)Don Leach
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

 

 

 


WHEN

Tuesday, Dec. 10 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.)

WHERE

The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$200 per employee for BX member firms; $300 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Safety Advisory Council - Q4 Meeting

Meet with your safety community to discuss current construction safety trends and happenings! This quarterly breakfast meeting is an informal roundtable discussion, and is a great opportunity to network.

WHEN

Wednesday, Dec. 18 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

FREE for employees of BX member firms; not available for non-member firms.


REGISTER

OSHA 30-Hour Training Course

 

Over four days, participants will learn safety basics and gain in-depth knowledge on OSHA compliance issues, including fall protection, electrical safety, scaffolding and trenching. Participants will receive a current code book and at the conclusion of the program, a course completion card.


WHEN

Fridays, Jan. 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$469 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $509 per employee of BX member firms; $809 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Project Management for Contractors

 

Help your Project Managers learn what it takes to be effective in their roles within your company. This intensive, four-evening program addresses fundamental issues for managing a construction project. Attendees from small and large firms will learn the basic strategies for building a quality team, making decisions under pressure, and organizing projects.

This course is ideal for new project managers, as well as those who are looking to move into the project manager role.

 


WHEN

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 21, 23, 28 & 30 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms, $460 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 10-Hour Training Course

 

Educate your new employees and refresh your seasoned crew on the most common safety risks they could face on the jobsite with this course designed to establish a solid safety foundation. 

This two-day course teaches OSHA requirement basics, including compliance issues for 10 of the most common and deadly hazards in construction, including:

  • Fall protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching

OSHA recommends updating this certification every 3-5 years.


WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 11 & 13 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$169 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $209 per employee of BX member firms; $369 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Estimating and Bid Preparation

 

This fundamental course provides beginning estimators with practical organizational tools to handle today's short deadlines, ongoing competition and reduced margins for error. Experienced estimators teach the fundamentals of job cost estimating - from concept to bid - and cover the steps needed to prepare an accurate bid.


WHEN

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 18, 20, 25 & 27 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms, $460 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 30-Hour Training Course

 

Over four days, participants will learn safety basics and gain in-depth knowledge on OSHA compliance issues, including fall protection, electrical safety, scaffolding and trenching. Participants will receive a current code book and at the conclusion of the program, a course completion card.


WHEN

Fridays, March 6, 13, 20 & 27 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$469 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $509 per employee of BX member firms; $809 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

2020 Ohio Construction Conference

 

The Ohio Construction Conference is a one-day professional development and networking event. This forum for the commercial construction industry is recognized as the premiere collaborative educational conference in central Ohio.

 

 

Registration for the 2020 Conference will open later this year. If you have questions about the Conference, contact Deb Murphy.


WHEN

Wednesday, March 11 | 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE

The Ohio Union (1739 N. High St., 43210)

COST

TBA


Introduction to Scheduling

 

Attendees will learn the principles of scheduling and how to think through the scheduling of a construction project. In addition, they will review methods of organizing data, various schedule presentations and practice time calculations.


WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, March 24 & 26 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Leadership on the Jobsite

 

Help your field superintendents and project managers be more than managers – help them become leaders. In this course, attendees will gain knowledge from experienced industry professionals who will share lessons learned and best practices on important topics such as:

  • Delegation
  • Managing diversity
  • Leading vs. Managing

WHEN

Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 31, April 2, 7 & 9 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms; $460 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

A Layman's Look at Construction

 

Are you new to the industry? Have you recently hired new talent?

This course will help new team members become acquainted with the construction industry as it offers an introduction to the building process, emphasizing the roles and responsibilities of the construction office. The importance of different aspects of the building process will also be explaned.

Topics include:

  • Owner and design phase
  • Estimating and bidding phase
  • Planning, scheduling & procurement
  • Administrative paperwork
  • Review of an entire project from conception to close-out with visuals

WHEN

Thursday, April 2 | 8 a.m. - Noon

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Rigging and Signaling Certification

 

Under the standard, OSHA requires a competent rigging and signaling person. Keep your employees up-to-date with current requirements and techniques in this one-day classroom and “hands-on” mock-lift training.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400 and will be issued a “Qualified Rigging and Signaling” card, these cards are valid for five (5) years.

This training is hands-on and includes:
  • Identification of hand, radio, and horn crane signals
  • Demonstration of the necessary aspects of a safe lift including all aspects of a pre-lift crane meeting including related documentation
  • Demonstration of how to inspect, evaluate and document the condition of various types of rigging, hardware and slings
  • Identification of various sling and rigging configurations, including their limitations and how to compute imposed sling loads at various angles
  • Instruction on how to accurately estimate the weight of a load, approximate center of gravity, etc.
  • Evaluate travel path and fall zones of an overhead lift operation determining proper load control methods and emergency egress routes
  • Pre-testing and post-testing evaluations
  • Hands-on examination of rigging slings and hardware
  • Evaluation of an actual crane and planning a mock lift

 

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Chris DeVolld (Veritas Safety Solutions)

Chris DeVolld
(Veritas Safety Solutions)

 

 

 


WHEN

Friday, April 3 | 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$300 per employee of BX member firms; $400 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 10-Hour Training Course

 

Educate your new employees and refresh your seasoned crew on the most common safety risks they could face on the jobsite with this course designed to establish a solid safety foundation. 

This two-day course teaches OSHA requirement basics, including compliance issues for 10 of the most common and deadly hazards in construction, including:

  • Fall protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching

OSHA recommends updating this certification every 3-5 years.


WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, April 7 & 9 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$169 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $209 per employee of BX member firms; $369 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Managing the Problem Project

 

The key to handling a problem project well is recognizing trouble before the bottom falls out. This course offers insights and practical methods for decision-makers and managers trying to handle the fallout that can occur when a project turns ugly. 

Attendees will learn how to recognize the warning signs of a job in trouble and the steps needed to manage and control the damages and risks.

Course topics include:

  • Recognizing the S.O.S. signals
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Communicating under crisis
  • Case studies and resolves
  • Legal aspects and decisions
  • Managing risks and liabilities

WHEN

Tuesday, April 14 | 3 - 6 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, 1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215

COST

$135 per employee of BX member firms; $235 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Ohio Mechanics' Lien Law: The Hows and Whys of the Paperwork

 

Should you provide a Notice of Commencement of Furnishing? If so, when?

Timelines for the processes involved in preserving lien rights can be complicated. Employees involved in this process need to know the requirements under the law. This course will provide attendees with examples, information and advice on the specific requirements needed to preserve your lien rights.

Each attendee will receive sample lien forms and learn firms’ rights and responsibilities under the law.


WHEN

Thursday, April 30 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$200 per employee of BX member firms; $300 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Introduction to Construction Drawings

 

This course is ideal for office personnel, field employees, new employees and anyone who is looking to learn or refine their blueprint reading skills. Attendees of this course will:

  • Gain a basic knowledge of reading plans and specifications
  • Be able to understand general terms in the design process
  • Know where to find information in a set of plans
  • Be capable of locating symbols and terms within blueprints and specifications

WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, May 5 & 7 | 4 - 6 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 30-Hour Training Course

 

Over four days, participants will learn safety basics and gain in-depth knowledge on OSHA compliance issues, including fall protection, electrical safety, scaffolding and trenching. Participants will receive a current code book and at the conclusion of the program, a course completion card.


WHEN

Fridays, Sept. 4, 11, 18 & 25 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$469 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $509 per employee of BX member firms; $809 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 10-Hour Training Course

 

Educate your new employees and refresh your seasoned crew on the most common safety risks they could face on the jobsite with this course designed to establish a solid safety foundation. 

This two-day course teaches OSHA requirement basics, including compliance issues for 10 of the most common and deadly hazards in construction, including:

  • Fall protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching

OSHA recommends updating this certification every 3-5 years.


WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, Sept. 22 & 24 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$169 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $209 per employee of BX member firms; $369 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Rigging and Signaling Certification

 

Under the standard, OSHA requires a competent rigging and signaling person. Keep your employees up-to-date with current requirements and techniques in this one-day classroom and hands-on mock-lift training.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400 and will be issued a “Qualified Rigging and Signaling” card, these cards are valid for five (5) years.

This training is hands-on and includes:

  • Identification of hand, radio and horn crane signals
  • Demonstration of the necessary aspects of a safe lift including all aspects of a pre-lift crane meeting including related documentation
  • Demonstration of how to inspect, evaluate and document the condition of various types of rigging, hardware and slings
  • Identification of various sling and rigging configurations, including their limitations and how to compute imposed sling loads at various angles
  • Instruction on how to accurately estimate the weight of a load, approximate center of gravity, etc.
  • Evaluate travel path and fall zones of an overhead lift operation determining proper load control methods and emergency egress routes
  • Pre-testing and post-testing evaluations
  • Hands-on examination of rigging slings and hardware
  • Evaluation of an actual crane and planning a mock lift

 

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Chris DeVolld (Veritas Safety Solutions)

Chris DeVolld
(Veritas Safety Solutions)

 

 

 


WHEN

Friday, Oct. 2 | 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$300 per employee of BX member firms; $400 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Ohio Mechanics' Lien Law: The Hows and Whys of the Paperwork

 

Should you provide a Notice of Commencement of Furnishing? If so, when?

Timelines for the processes involved in preserving lien rights can be complicated. Employees involved in the complicated lien law process need to know the requirements under the law.

This course will provide attendees with examples, information and advice on the specific requirements needed to preserve your lien rights. Each attendee will receive sample lien forms and learn firms’ rights and responsibilities under the law.


WHEN

Tuesday, Dec. 8 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$200 per employee of BX member firms; $300 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER