26 Oct '17, 7pm

Transit GM Q&A: How are you stepping up your training?

All new maintenance hires receive mandatory instruction and existing employees receive annual refresher classes. JTA also has a two-year in-house maintenance apprentice program which allows service utility employees an opportunity to move into the maintenance technician division. A skills gap assessment for maintenance technicians is underway which will test general mechanical and advanced skills. Once the skill gaps are identified, the JTA training department will customize programs that are tailored to each technician. In addition, equipment manufacturers offer direct training and employees sometimes have an opportunity to visit the bus manufacturer’s plant for additional learning opportunities.

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/management-operations/news/...

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