How Specific-Equipment Training for Maintenance Personnel Pays Dividends for New Facilities

Hamilton, Clifford O.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 8
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2001
In both mature and young maintenance workforces, the workforce commonly lacks some of the skills required for their assigned work. We call this the "skills gap." This skills gap usually exists in a new operation because although you may hire qualified maintenance personnel, they more often than not have little if any experience with the specific equipment at the facility. Performance Associates International, Inc., has developed and proven a technique to address the maintenance skills gap that is usually found in a new operation.
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