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Training for Employee Development

Publication Date
03/16/2019 03:20 PM EDT
Closing Date
04/17/2019 04:00 PM EDT
Issuing Organization
State of Maine - Department of Transportation
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: Topic areas of interest are: • Technical/Trade skills, which include computer programs used in highway, bridge and multimodal design work, technical instruction in construction and carpentry fields, and heavy vehicle and equipment diagnostics and repair. • Safe work areas and work practices, including OSHA and Competent Person certification. • Professional development of employees at all levels, including supervisory coaching and team building, as well as professional writing and communication styles, problem resolution, critical thinking, etc. 1. Active Shooter Preparedness: This course will focus on how to respond during an active shooter situation. It will empower employees with the skills and knowledge needed to respond when shots are fired, and will aid employees in making critical lifesaving decisions. MaineDOT is looking for training with interactive scenarios, escape plan creation, and what to look for if encountering a shooter. The awarded Bidder is required to provide training material approved by MaineDOT Training Center staff. Estimated Frequency: 12 classes annually Class Size: 20 2. Basic Math: This course will focus on the math skills needed in order to perform various calculations, such as the calculating of ditching material, calculating slope ratios, etc., necessary to work in maintenance orientated fields. The awarded Bidder is required to provide training material that has been prior approved by MaineDOT Training Center staff. Estimated Frequency: 6 classes annually Class Size: 20 3. Carpentry Construction: This course provides the student with an overview of basic skills and safety procedures necessary to perform the basic carpentry tasks associated with working on bridges, construction, and facility maintenance. This course will highlight both OSHA and ANSI standards. This class is a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises, using both power and hand tools. Typical tools used may include skill saws, table saws, drills, basic hand tools, as well as utilizing skills such as math calculations, plan reading, and form construction. The awarded Bidder shall provide all necessary tools and equipment for this class. Bidders to provide a list of intended supplies Bidder would bring to such training. A Skills Test is required to successfully complete this course. Estimated Frequency: 4 classes annually Class Size: 20

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