Fundamentals of Project Engineering with Harry Bedarian

Fundamentals of Project Engineering with Harry Bedarian

Fundamentals of Project Engineering with Harry Bedarian

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 (7:45 AM - 3:30 PM) (CDT)


Recommended for project engineers, assistant project managers and new project managers with 0 – 5 years of construction experience or field workers who are transitioning to the office.

This seminar offers a comprehensive and practical overview of project engineering in the construction industry, catering to individuals who are either transitioning to the role of a Project Engineer or seeking to broaden their understanding of the responsibilities and scope of this position. The seminar aims to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively bridge the gap between engineering and management/construction, a crucial aspect of the Project Engineer role. Through the seminar, attendees will acquire the fundamental principles and techniques needed to successfully navigate this critical function. 

Topics covered include: 

1) The role/duty of a Project Engineer
2) Request for Information
3) Submittals
4) Specifications
5) Meetings/Meeting Minutes
6) Scheduling and Earn Value Management
7) Types of training/certificates
8) Construction Technology
9) Introduction to Quality

Learning Objectives

  • After finishing this course, attendees will comprehend fundamental tasks and roles encountered by field and project engineers that aid their construction teams in accomplishing projects.
  • They will understand how RFIs, Submittals, Meeting Minutes, Document control, and specifications can play a critical role in a project's success or failure.
  • This course will lay the foundation for attendees to have conversations with experienced team members, expand the attendees understanding of construction practices, and give attendees a road map to take a deeper dive, on their own, in all the topics covered through this course.

Harry Bedarian first became interested in the mechanical contracting industry when he was an undergraduate student at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and served as the president of the MCAA/CPMCAStudent Chapter at Cal Poly Pomona. He majored in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in Manufacturing and obtained a minor in Business. After graduating, Harry began his career in the HVAC construction industry before transitioning two years later to the industrial construction industry working for ARB Inc. / PrimorisService Corporation. Throughout his career, he has held various positions, including but not limited to, Project Manager, Sr. Project Engineer, and Estimator. In addition, Harry developed and oversees ARB’s Summer Internship Program, provides mentorship and coaching and helps everyone around him become better at what they do. He has worked on diverse projects, including the construction of Gas Fired Power Plants, Solar Power Plants, and Gas Compressor Stations, as well as construction within refineries. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Project Management from the University of Wisconsin, expected to complete in 2023.

MMCA Training Center
10590 Wayzata Blvd. Ste. 100
Hopkins, MN 55305 United States

We are located off the north frontage road behind the Hampton Inn & Suites in building marked Woodside V.

Note: The building front doors do not unlock until 7:30 am.

Event Contact
Sophie Thaden
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Wednesday, September 27, 2023 (7:45 AM - 3:30 PM) (CDT)

7:45 am - 8:15 am Breakfast 

8:15 am - 3:30 pm Seminar (including lunch & breaks)

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