Training for the World-Class Boiler Operator

Clarke, Bob
January 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2008, Vol. 80 Issue 1, pBSE12
The article focuses on the boiler-operation profession. Currently, industries that utilize people from the profession are facing shortfalls. Over the last 20 years, deregulation-driven downsizing and the lack of major utility developments have caused attention on workforce replenishment to decrease and increase in improved technology and work practice redesign. A study conducted by Carnegie Mellon showed that 74% of all utility companies say that at least half of their workforce could retire by 2010.


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