At Your Service

George Elam, Executive Director

The Tulare and Kings Counties Builders Exchange has been an integral part of the construction industry for over 60 years. During that time we have promoted the industry in general and our members in particular.


The construction industry continues to be a vital part of the growth in these counties and our organization continues to provide a number of important services that enhance our members’ ability to perform at the highest level.

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TKCBE Now Offers eTraining!

in partnersip with the Shasta Builders Exchange


Are online courses customized to meet the needs of the construction industry. Earn your Electrical CEUs or take Green Building, OSHA Saftey & Construction Courses.
Start your eTraining now!



Employee Labor Relations

a monthly seminar series

Tulare and Kings Counties Builders Exchange, and the Small Business Development Center partnering with UC Merced, sponsor a monthly seminar series on “Employee Labor Relations” topics. These seminars are open to all employers, and will be held here in our training Center promptly at 10:00am on the third Thursday every month, except August and December. David Miller, President of Pacific Employers will be the primary speaker, and we look forward to seeing you.



Safety Education and Training

local, convenient and affordable

TKCBE is proud to introduce our new Safety Director, Dave Turney. Dave has over 30+ years of safety training experience. If your company is looking for a specific safety seminar that you do not see listed, Dave can get it done. Please contact the exchange at (559) 732-4568 if you are interested in attending one of the listed seminars.



On-Site Training

Courses are convenient and effective-delivered to your site or our facility

Our experienced technical staff will work with you to assess your needs and create a special program that best fits your situation. Classes include, but are not limited to:
 Safety Management for Managers, Supervisors & hourly Employees
 Personal Safety & Site Control
 Flagger & Traffic Control
 Defensive Driving
 General Safety
 Mobile Equipment
 Occupation Safety
 First Aid/CPR Training


Call today discuss your training needs! (559) 732-4568



Mark Your Calendar
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June 5, 2015



June 11, 2015

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn (Architects)


June 16, 2015

Board Meeting


June 17, 2015

CPR/First Aid Seminar


June 18, 2015

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Wage and Hour Exempt Status


June 25, 2015

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cal/OSHA Best Practice


July 3, 2015

Forklift Certification


July 9, 2015

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn (Architects)


July 14, 2015

11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Scholarship Presentations


July 16, 2015

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Hiring & Maintaining “At Will”


July 17, 2015

Heat Stress Seminar


July 21, 2015

Board Meeting


July 23, 2015

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet The General

Planning Bush Trip to State Capitol


August 7, 2015

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Heat Stress Cal/OSHA Best Practice


August 14, 2015

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn (Architects)


August 18, 2015

Board Meeting


September 10, 2015

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn (Architects)


September 15, 2015

Board Meeting


September 17, 2015

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Forms Poster Contracts


September 18, 2015

TKCBE Annual Golf Tournament


November 7, 2015

Ladies Night Dinner Dance (67 years)


Trenching & Shoring Safety


An unsupported, improperly shored or sloped trench or excavation wall can collapse killing or injuring workers with little or no warning. However, most of these accidents can be anticipated and prevented with the proper training and education.