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Mechanical Contractors Association of Las Vegas (MCA) has been the voice of the mechanical contracting industry in Southern Nevada since 1961. As a member of MCA you will be part of one of the most prestigious contractor associations in the state.
Membership is the only way to take full advantage of the benefits offered by the Mechanical Contractors Association of Las Vegas.
The MCA of Las Vegas is the duly authorized collective bargaining agent for all mechanical contractor members that are signatory to the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Refrigeration Local Union 525. The MCA regards labor relations as one of its single-most influential benefits and services provided to contractor members. The association has forged a close working relationship with union leadership to protect the interests of working men and women, create a level-playing field in the contracting community and deliver the best-trained labor in the industry. For more information click here.
To be successful in today’s business climate, it requires keen focus on legislative and regulatory happenings. The MCA of Las Vegas believes in a proactive approach to government affairs and utilizes member input to influence laws affecting the subcontracting industry. Your membership in the MCA helps protect your interests in an ever-changing political environment. The MCA engages a specific tool to safeguard against undesirable bureaucracy; this tool is the Unified Construction Industry Council (UCIC). The UCIC is a labor management cooperation committee comprised of representatives of the 14 labor unions belonging to the Southern Nevada Building Trades and representatives from their corresponding construction trade associations who represent the construction employers also known as subcontractors. For more information click here.
The value of networking in Las Vegas, especially in the construction industry, cannot be understated. The MCA’s calendar of events gives a great opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge with your colleagues as well as meet other like-minded, successful business owners. Our associate members regularly attend and sponsor MCA events supporting the industry that supports them.
The MCA offers outstanding programs crucial to the ongoing success of its contractors and the construction industry. For more than 50 years, the MCA has offered cost-effective educational opportunities including OSHA 10/OSHA 30 refreshers for non-union staff, BIM Training, technical and code changes updates and more. These benefits are not only for the contractor but their office personnel and field supervisors as well. The MCA provides a variety of instruction opportunities taught by qualified and experienced professionals.
The MCA has strong affiliations with other industry organizations, both locally and nationally. With membership in MCA of Las Vegas you will enjoy benefits from organizations such as the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) of Southern Nevada and IAPMO National. The association and thereby its members, also belong to the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC-NA); Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Union-Affiliated Contractors (UAC) and Western Mechanical Labor Management Conference (WMLMC). Last but not least, the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA). Also noteworthy, the MCA has a dedicated board position on the Nevada Board of Plumbing Examiners (NBOPE). This level of industry affiliation ensures your finger remains on the pulse of the industry.
Timely and accurate information is key to operating a responsive, cutting-edge business. The MCA prides itself on delivering continuous communication with its members, by way of, electronic newsletters, industry alerts, social media, event offerings and educational seminars. There is always new and relevant information to be gleaned.