• Podcasts

  • PMC/SMACCA’s Nuts + Bolts Live was launched in 2016 to provide information to our members in a fast, efficient, and effective manor. We will host a variety of guests, including accountants, attorneys, inspectors, and manufacturers to share with us their vast knowledge in an effort to make you the best contractor in the business. 

    You can access our podcasts four ways

    • You can subscribe to Nuts + Bolts Live and you will receive a notification whenever we post a new episode.
    • You can go to our website where you can stream the content to your computer.
    • You can search "PMCSMACCA" on Spotify to listen


    Now you can learn while you drive, exercise, or whenever you have downtime

    John May of Ontech Systems, Inc. meets with Associate Director Dajen Bohacek to kick off our new quarterly cyber-security podcast series.

    In this introductory podcast learn the basics, terminology, and importance of cyber-security.

    Associate Director Dajen Bohacek meets with Barb Sheedy of Choice Construction Companies, Inc to discuss the upcoming suicide prevention program. Did you know construction is the number 1 industry for suicides? To learn more about suicide prevention and statistics listen to the podcast and attend the program on May 8th.

    Jose Galvan with Employ Milwaukee talks about how on-the-job training grants can help you defray the costs of training workers, including apprentices.

    John Tindall with Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Advisory Council talks about the effects of pending changes to legislation and what you can do voice your say!

    Mike Martin with MMSD talks with Executive Director Lauri Rollings about the upcoming projects and work that needs to be completed at the MMSD facilities and how contractors can get involved.

    Scott Bushkie with Cornerstone Business Services talks with Executive Director Lauri Rollings on the need and importance of Succession Planning. Listen to find out how you can protect your legacy.

    Greg with Wheatland Tube talks with Executive Director Lauri Rollings about the benefits of using domestic pipe. 

    In this podcast, Richard Edwards with Integrated  Risk Solutions talks with Associate Director Dajen about Cyber Liability Insurance and how you can protect your hard earned money and reputation. 


    In this podcast, Mike McNally with Felhaber Larson talks with Executive Director Lauri Rollings about Withdrawal Liability. He goes over the basics, some definitions and how to avoid any negative surprises.

    In this podcast Amy Phillips from the DWD talks with Associate Director Dajen about the details of Youth Apprenticeship

    In this podcast Mike Gantert with Milwaukee Building Trades United Pension Fund talks with Executive Director Lauri about the current status of the fund and a brief history. 


    In this podcast, Applied Management Group, Inc. walks through what burdened labor costing is, the impact it has on companies, and how to calculate it using the Apex eSuite software.

    PMSMCA Executive Director Lauri Rollings discusses the Right-to-Work law with Mark Tilkens of Jackson Lewis, P.C. and what it means for employers. 

    Tim Kamin, Ogletree Deakins, goes through the rule changes and discusses how the changes will affect contractors. It is anticipated that the updates will extend protections to 4.2 million workers across the country. The anticipated rule change goes into effect December 1, 2016, and makes significant modifications to the salary threshold while keeping the duties test unchanged.

    PMC/SMACCA Associate Director Dajen Bohacek talks with Craig Tobin of WipFli about Tax Deductions for HVAC Energy Efficiency. 

    Art Oberst and Jim San Fillipo of BDO USA LLP talk with PMC/SMACCA Associate Director Dajen Bohacek about construction sales tax exemptions. 

    If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Dajen Bohacek