United Contractors creates educational opportunities that provide members with relevant industry-related content to promote professional development.

Upcoming Events

How to Survive a BIT Inspection
  • May 18, 2021 1:00pm  -  2:00pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    How to Survive a Basic Inspection of Terminal (BIT) Inspection

    This overview of the Basic Inspection of Terminal (BIT) Inspection program explains how it has evolved into what it is now.

    OC Jones Scales
  • May 25, 2021 1:00pm  -  2:00pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    What We Look for at the Scales

    This course will review the Basic Level 1 Inspection criteria for a roadside inspection and the purpose of the Scales to inspect the size, weight, equipment, and emissions of the vehicles.

    New Hours of Service Regulation
  • June 01, 2021 1:00pm  -  2:00pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    New Hours of Service Regulation Changes and the ELD

    This course will review the new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Hours of Service changes that went into effect September 29, 2020.

    Driver
  • June 08, 2021 1:00pm  -  2:00pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    How the Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations Apply to you a Motor Carrier

    This course will review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration drug and alcohol testing regulations that apply to drivers with a CDL.

    Proactive Safety and Loss Control Program
  • June 15, 2021 1:00pm  -  2:00pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    Developing a Proactive Safety and Loss Control Program

    In this course, you will learn what the top 10% of motor carriers are doing to operate safely while reducing their losses and exposure.

    John O'Leary
  • June 16, 2021 2:30pm  -  3:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom. Sponsored by UCON's 2021 Annual Sponsors.

    The Power of ONE: How One Attitude, One Action and One Person Can Change the World

    Expected to die, John O’Leary now teaches others how to truly live. In 1987, John was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, he created a massive explosion in his garage and was burned on 100% of his body. Given less than 1% chance of survival, John is proof of the power of the human spirit. Be inspired for lessons of life and taking action for yourself.

    Product Manager
  • June 17, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Programs hosted via Zoom on the following dates: June 17, June 24, and July 1, 2021.

    Project Manager to Business Manager

    What You Will Learn:

    Session 1: Productivity in Construction (June 17, 2021)
    Understand the opportunity that improving productivity presents at both the project and enterprise level.

    Cyber
  • July 08, 2021 1:00pm  -  2:00pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    Cybersecurity and Insurance

    Every company faces increased cyber risk in today’s modern world – and contractors are no exception.  The rise of ransomware and social engineering attacks have led many contractors to face crippling financial losses throughout the past few years.

  • July 13, 2021 1:00pm  -  2:00pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    WIP It! Upgrading the WIP Schedule to a Management Tool

    The class takes a deep dive in preparing the work in process schedule and how these schedules can be used to provide value to many segments of the Contractor’s business.