The Maintenance Academy will provide an extensive/intensive training program to individuals who hold positions as District, County and State maintenance supervisors. The participants will acquire an understanding of the various processes, methods, and materials that are applied to maintain their organization's bridge and highway systems. Participants will develop a knowledge base of personnel management, materials selection, equipment use, and applicable methods to react to problems in bridges, roadways, budgeting, and planning.
This curriculum will assist departments that are experiencing high turnover rates and want to decrease the time for acclimating new managers. The training will provide an opportunity for career development, highlighting the changes that have occurred over the past 20 years and the future of the Highway Maintenance field.
The Academy curriculum consists of self-paced lessons, Web conference training, and classroom sessions. Self-paced lessons are completed prior to attending the 3-week classroom session and are delivered both in Web-based and paper-based formats. Upon enrolling for the Maintenance Leadership Academy, participants will be invited to attend a 1-hour orientation Web conference that will provide an overview of the Academy's schedule and information on how to access the self-paced lessons.
The target audience for this course is regional, state-wide, or county personnel who manage operations programs and deal with oversight and quality assurance over broader geographic areas. They are involved with handling materials, scheduling, budgeting and planning. Participants have an advanced skill in maintenance activities.
Participants enrolling in the Academy will need to have taken NHI-134064 "Transportation Construction Quality Assurance" and NHI-131110 "Pavement Preservation Treatment Construction" or had equivalent training or experience in these content areas.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.