Last month, the utility Southern Co. sent its primary contractors a letter quizzing them on their level of worker training. The questionnaire is Southern’s first step toward prequalifying and hiring only contractors who invest in worker training.
A prevailing topic at this year's AGC National Convention in San Antonio has undoubtedly been workforce development and finding much needed workers to fill both hourly and salaried positions of all kinds throughout the construction industry. To properly fill that need, collaboration between contractors and educators is essential.
Construction groups are increasing using VR immersive technology to attract and train new talent. The next generation of the industry can drive virtual dozers, walk virtual sites and perform virtual tasks to earn credits while minimizing risk and cost. Attendees will find out how this technology is evolving, including the caveats, cautions and next iterations.
During this webinar, industry experts will explore how project owners and their building teams are developing project leaders for the next generation, reflecting needed business and technical management, diversity, and political acumen and employing the latest technology to push training and connection.
Designed for current Revu users, this training webinar will focus on specific, immediately usable tips, tricks and shortcuts you can use today to get the most out of Revu 2018 and set your team up for success. Bluebeam's streamlined, intelligent new user interface will also be covered, as well as best practices for the creation and integration of project team standards.
In part two of this Revu Tips and Tricks series, users will discover insider information on some of the more advanced features in Revu, such as how to optimize Layers for markup management and use Scripts to automate functions and Batch Process multiple files. Participants will leave with a set of coveted time-saving and customization tips that are guaranteed to improve your workflows.
From painting to welding, from operating virtual dozers to standing on virtual scaffolds, the construction unions are increasingly adopting VR tools to help train a new workforce. During this webinar, representatives from various trades will discuss the progress they have made using virtual reality training tools, including lessons learned and what they hope to see in the future.