In-House Training Program at J. A. Jones Construction Services Companyby David S. Adams, J. A. Jones Construction Services, Co, Richland, WA, USA,
Allen Johnson, J. A. Jones Construction Services, Co, Richland, WA, USA,
Abstract: This paper offers an overview of the training provided by a construction company located at Hanford, Washington. It posits that attention to the training development of the individual contributor is instrumental in assuring the successful completion of any construction project. The paper examines five elements of training: (a) new employee orientations, (b) employee development, (c) supervisory development, (d) management development, and (e) organizational development. Special attention is paid to the aspect of employee development. The authors maintain that a thorough needs assessment is essential to assuring employee growth. Such action enables management to satisfy personal, technical, and organizational needs.
Subject Headings: Construction management | Engineering education | Training | Construction companies | Employees | Engineering profession | Washington | North America | United States
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