NCHRP 02-25: Workforce 2030-Recruiting and Training the Next Generation Transportation Construction Workforce

Publisher: TRB
Publication Year: 2019
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Resource Summary: The objective of this research is to address two primary goals: (1) Produce a ‘roadmap’ of the current workforce development system for STAs and identify critical areas for improvement to attract both the quantity and quality of individuals needed to increase representation of the next generation among the state transportation construction workforce; and (2) Identify the policy and training framework to allow state transportation agencies to develop the process for moving the workforce into the 2030 competency level.

Change Forces
  • Changing Demographics
  • Competition for Specialized Skills
  • Experience Gap
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Agility and Resilience
  • Attracting and Retaining
  • Attractive Work Environment
  • Communications
  • Decline in Pension Benefits
  • Funding and Regulations
  • Job Descriptions
  • New Candidate Pools
  • New Generation of Workers
  • Technology Adoption
  • Transparency
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Succession Planning
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Knowledge Management
  • Employee Engagement