Shop Talk

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Leaning into the Learning Curve

A key attribute of an innovator is the constant quest for knowledge. As forward-thinkers, we actively seek out training and educational opportunities for all employees. Whether taught internally, or through our industry partners, this constant focus on learning keeps us on the cutting edge.

Training Programs

  • Project Management Training

    Outlines the project management process that best serves our customers, and complements our company culture.

  • Engineering Training

    Weekly working sessions that develop engineering skills and techniques on how to apply new technologies.

  • Soft Skills Training

    A quarterly program for newer employees, which includes networking, interpersonal skills, conflict management and time management.

  • Mentorship

    New/younger employees are paired with a senior employee on a monthly basis. This allows the employee to discuss career paths, company culture and overall personal development with someone other than their direct supervisor.

  • Lunch & Learns

    Industry partners present on current topics within HVAC&R and Plumbing.

  • UC Berkeley Extension HVAC Certificate Program

    Multiple courses covering HVAC design. A certificate is issued upon completion of four required courses and 45 hours of electives.

  • SMACNA & MCAA

    Multiple classes offered on current HVAC designs. Non-technical classes are also offered, such as leadership, project management, time management, field interaction, accounting and productivity tracking.

  • Safety

    Comprehensive safety training, including OSHA 10 & 30, CPR/First Aid, and defensive driving.