Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk

Labor Shortage and Training Strategies

July 17, 2019 Season 1 Episode 4
Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk
Labor Shortage and Training Strategies
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Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk
Labor Shortage and Training Strategies
Jul 17, 2019 Season 1 Episode 4
Miller
Show Notes

We know that the shortage of skilled labor has a multitude of impacts on productivity and job site planning.  Listen how Kiewit Power Contractors manage this critical part of their success. 

· How many welders typically are working on a Kiewit Power Constructors job site? 

· What trades and what roles do they play on a jobsite?

· What kind of education or certifications are needed to be a welder on a Kiewit Power Constructors jobsite? 

· How does Kiewit Power Constructors train welders that arrive to the job site?  

· How do you work with the Locals to ensure quality people are coming to the site? 

· Do you conduct your own internal training on the job?  

·  Are there laborers that follow from one job site to the other?   

· Do you see a shortage in welding labor like the other skilled trades?

· What do you think needs to happen within the industry to change this?