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Welcome to the Team
Posted: 6/19/17

McKamish would like to welcome Scott Chorey to the Team!

Scott has joined the team as a Special Projects Project Manager and Estimator and has 25 years of experience in the mechanical contracting industry.

Scott currently lives in Bridgeville with his wife and two sons.

Welcome to the Team, Scott!






2017 Stanley Cup Finals
Posted: 6/9/17

McKamish employees showed their Pittsburgh pride to support the Penguins in the Stanley Cup Finals. With a donation to Children’s Hospital or Make-A-Wish, all employees could dress down, or gear up, in their favorite Penguins attire. Let’s go Pens!

 






2017 Summer Interns
Posted: 5/30/17






McKamish would like to welcome our interns for the 2017 summer:

Patricia Castillo - Patricia is currently attending Robert Morris University and plans to graduate in the fall of 2018 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. At McKamish she will be assisting with the transition to a new company-wide Management Information System. In her spare time, Patricia enjoys playing volleyball and hiking. 

Robert Weaver - Robert is currently attending Lehigh University and plans to graduate in the spring of 2018 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. At McKamish, Robert will be working with our Estimating Team on various tasks and trades. While in school, Robert is involved with the Sigma Phi Delta Engineering Fraternity and the Lehigh Marching Band. In his spare time, Robert enjoys playing various instruments such as the piano, guitar and the drums. 




CMU Students Visit McKamish
Posted: 4/26/17

On Wednesday, April 26th, (41) Carnegie Mellon University Architectural Students visited the McKamish Shop to see the complete fabrication process in their Applied Methods in Practice via Commissioned Fabrication class. Led by Professor John Folan, each student was requested to design a structure and take a steel support from the structure, detail it and have it fabricated.

The stations set up at McKamish were the Press Brake, High Definition Plasma Table and Welding.

Students experienced first-hand the fabrication process. 






Children's Hospital and The Make-A-Wish Foundation Giving
Posted: 12/29/16

Giving back to the community is an essential part of the culture at McKamish. Through the generosity of the employees and corporate giving, we were honored to present The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and The Make-A-Wish Foundation with donations to support their cause. Both organizations have positive and life changing impacts on our community every day.
 






Christmas Brunch
Posted: 12/18/16

McKamish employees and their families came together at Heinz Field on December 18th for the annual Christmas Brunch. Heinz Field provided a buffet brunch, kids participated in a craft and enjoyed Santa’s surprise appearance! David McKamish thanked all of the employees for their hard work and efforts throughout the year and congratulated six employees (John Jordan, Pierre Moreau, Mike Garrity, Pat Kerr, John Moran and Jay Groom) for reaching 25 years of employment with McKamish.

We would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season!
 






Supervisors' Weekend
Posted: 10/14/16

On Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th, McKamish employees gathered at Seven Springs for the annual Supervisors’ Training. The main focus of the training was on estimating, where employees were split into ‘companies’ and had to estimate a project within an allotted time. Following Saturday morning’s training, employees participated in a number of events including a corn hole tournament and the many activities at Seven Spring’s Fall Fest. The weekend wrapped up with a party, featuring The Studio-E Band, at which employees and guests enjoyed a night filled with dinner, dancing and camaraderie. 

 






Girls Rock Science
Posted: 9/24/16

On September 24th and 25th, McKamish partnered with MBM Contracting at the second annual Girls Rock Science event at the Cargnegie Science Center. The event promotes careers in the STEM industry among young girls. McKamish highlighted the plumbing side of our industry by having participants put together PVC piping throughout a maze. Thank you to all of the volunteers, the Carnegie Science Center and KDKA for putting on a fun filled event. 







Welcome to the Team
Posted: 9/23/16

McKamish would like to welcome Tom Kress to the McKamish Team!

Tom has joined the team as a Project Manager in the Industrial Group and has over 30 years in Mechanical and Industrial experience. He has managed many notable projects, including his most recent project at The Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Tom recently moved back to his hometown of Pittsburgh.  He and his wife Maria live in McCandless, and have three daughters and one grandchild.

Welcome to the team, Tom! 







Welcome to the Team
Posted: 8/29/16

McKamish would like to welcome Danny Sergeon to the McKamish Team!

Danny has joined the team as a Plumbing Estimator and has 28 years of experience in the construction industry. Starting out as an apprentice plumber, Danny worked his way up to becoming a superintendent in South Florida. Ten years ago he moved to Pittsburgh where he has worked for local contractors in both estimating and project management.

Danny currently resides in Pittsburgh and has 5 children and 2 grandchildren.

Welcome to the Team, Danny!  

 






2016 Golf Outing
Posted: 8/20/16

McKamish employees gathered at Pittsburgh National Golf Club on August 20th, 2016 for the 29th annual McKamish Golf Outing. Congratulations to this year's winners: Zach Totterdale, Pat Kilkeary, Jim Baughman Sr. and Jim Baughman Jr. 

We would also like to thank the many volunteers and prize sponsors that made this event a great success! 

 




Olympic Challenge
Posted: 8/19/16

The 2016 Olympics were in full swing at McKamish!

For eight days during the Olympic Games in Rio, employees participated in various events that represented the Olympic Sports.  The events included:  Beach Volleyball (wall balls), Cycling (spin bike hill climbs), Long Jump (wall sit), Rhythmic Gymnastics (hula hoop), Pentathlon (burpees), Decathlon (pushups), Boxing (jump rope), and Swimming (swimmers).

Employees won raffle tickets for Gold, Silver and Bronze and were entered to win prizes at the “Closing Ceremonies”.  Congratulations to all the winners and to those who participated!






Walk for Children's
Posted: 6/4/16

On Saturday, June 4th, McKamish employees gathered together to walk at the first ever Walk for Children’s event held at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh.  This 5k walk celebrated those who may have received care in the hospital, which accepted its first patient on June 4, 1891, 125 years ago. 

Along with a generous sponsorship and the personal donations from both employees and vendors, The McKamish Team was able to raise $5,126.00 to donate to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation in celebration of this event! 

Thank you to all who participated! 





 



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