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M.E.P. Con. Ed., LLC. - Continuing Education Online
Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbers Continuing Education (Online) was founded to offer tradesman an easier, quicker, and more flexible solution to completing the mandatory continuing education requirements online.
Who has time to sit in a classroom when you can be out making money, or spending time with your family and friends. Whatever it is, with M.E.P. Con. Ed., LLC. you can complete your MCE’s requirements over time without the hassle of committing to a classroom time and place. Plus, M.E.P. Con. Ed., LLC. is the less expensive and easier option for completing your MCE’s.
We save you time and money without sacrificing the quality of your continuing education.
Our Instructors and Their Credentials
George Calabrese is a member of the IBEW Local 103 with a diverse construction background. His electrical experience spans everything from residential construction including finishing old work and new construction to industrial 900 mega watt power plants. He’s held the title of apprentice, journeyman, foreman, general foreman, general superintendent, estimator, project manager, and sponsor. In his tenure with Kiewit he worked with and managed over a thousand electricians, and hundreds more employees of various trades. He currently owns and operates his own electrical contracting business working throughout the northeast.
Throughout his career, George has earned a proven track record for on the job safety, management, leadership and knowledge of the NEC Code. He is the only project manager in Kiewit history to have a project awarded the OSHA star. His experience as both a sponsor and as a self employed electrician has given him a wide range of understanding of the intricacies of the NEC Code and how it is applicable across multiple levels of electrical projects, m construction and development. His on the job experiences have given him a keen insight and understanding of the changes, amendments and new code regulation set forth in the 2017 and 2020 NEC Code Update and how they are to be applied during all phases of electrical work.
Allan Goodman: Solomon Publications
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR
Allan H. Goodman’s courses are designed to introduce you to legal topics of interest to construction professionals. He is is an experienced arbitrator, mediator, and judge on the United States Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, where he adjudicates claims between private contractors and the federal government. From 1975 to 1993, he was an attorney in private practice. His practice emphasized construction law, surety law, and government contract law. From 1988-2001 he was an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught Construction Contract Law. From 1996-1997 he was a member of the National Construction Arbitrator Training Faculty of the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Goodman is the author of two best-selling books on conflict resolution, Basic Skills for the New Arbitrator, 2d edition (Solomon Publications, 2004) and Basic Skills for the New Mediator, 2d edition (Solomon Publications, 2004). He is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and the University of Toledo College of Law and a member of the Bars of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland.
Prior to starting M.E.P. Con. Ed., LLC., Chris spent the last 5 years as Director of Course Development for a nationwide online training company. In his experience he has worked with many authors in developing OSHA, HAZWOPER, Hoisting, Construction Supervisor, Electrical and Plumbers continuing education courses across many states. He has developed over three dozen professional continuing education and certificate training courses for the trades industry. He has excellent experience in working with state boards, municipalities and contractor associations such as UCANE, JATC and IBEW to gain valuable insight on providing the best platform for online training from the customer point of view. As and Executive, Chris has over 10 years of experience in successfully building online applications and technology assisted training platforms.
PLUMBING & GAS FITTING
Director of Training and Instructor of Harold Brothers Training Institute, Matt Lewis holds a Massachusetts Master and Journeyman Plumber and Gas Fitters License. Matt graduated from Brockton High School in 1988.
He attended the New England Institute of Technology and received a degree in Plumbing and Heating Theory in 1992. Matt worked as a licensed Massachusetts Plumber and Gas Fitter for over 25 years before accepting a teaching role at Madison Park High School in the Plumbing Program in 2018. He went on to become the lead educator for Madison Park High School Plumbing Department for several years.
In 2022 he rejoined Harold Brothers Training Institute as the new Director of Training where he teaches tiers 1-5 to the next generation of plumber and gas fitter apprentices along with plumber and gas fitter mandatory continuing education.
Matt recently authored Session 15 MCE which has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters.
Having been in the field for over 25 years, Matt brings a fresh approach to teaching and delivers exceptional curriculums based on his experience and understanding of the code and regulations and how they are applicable in real-world situations.
PLUMBING & GAS FITTING
Director of Training and Instructor of HBTI, Gerald Fusco, holds 4 masters licenses in the mechanical contracting field in Massachusetts and 2 in New Hampshire. He also holds several instructor licenses and certificates including Plumbing, Pipefitting, Sheet metal, OSHA outreach safety, ASSE 6050, and is a Master Trainer for the National Center for Construction, Education and Research. Gerald's last authored courses are Session 11, 12, 13 and 14 for Mass Plumbing Continuing Education Online with M.E.P. Con. Ed., LLC.
Tragically, Gerald "Jerry" Fusco, passed away shortly after completing Session 14. We lost a great instructor, author, mentor, and friend. We honor Jerry's memory with the continuation in our effort to strive for excellence in continuing education, and to truly care about the students who learn from our online courses.
Summary of Qualifications:
40+ years in the construction industry as a successful CEO, Project Manager, Service Manager, Safety Director and Training Director.
30+ years creating specialized courses and instruction in the fields of Plumbing, Pipefitting.
Harold Brothers Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Weymouth, MA
Director of Training and Safety
Direct, design, plan, and implement trade and safety training programs, policies, and procedures.
Research new training techniques and suggest enhancements to existing programs.
Oversees relationships with vendors to ensure employee participation in outside training programs. Knowledgeable about a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive research, experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Responsible for employees adhering to the Federal code of OSHA as well as the State codes of the trade. Responsible for safety compliance for all company employees.
Harold Brothers Training Institute, LLC. Weymouth, MA
Director of Training, School Administrator
Develop training courses in the Massachusetts Plumbing Tier Program for Apprentices, Pipefitting, OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Construction Safety Programs, Medical Gas Installation, Massachusetts Plumbers Continuing Education, Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader, and Project Supervision Foreman Program. Responsible for all aspects of school operation from hiring instructors, complying with state public school regulations and audits, to reporting and record keeping of certifications.