NETC 14-1

PROJECT NUMBER:  14-1

PROJECT TITLE: Measuring the Effectiveness of Competency Models for Job-Specific Professional Development of Engineers & Engineering Technicians

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S) & UNIVERSITY(S): Christopher Ahmadjian University of Massachusetts Amherst

STATUS: Open

PROJECT OBJECTIVES: 

  1. To identify and review existing Competency Models (CM) and matrices that can help in the development of a DOT specific competency model
  2. To perform a gap analysis on the existing CM’s and matrices to create a DOT specific employee competency matrix
  3. To create a CM framework for each of the NETC member states
  4. To run a pilot program in one of the NETC member states
  5. To determine the financial benefits (return on investment) of having a CM in place
  6. To create an implementation plan and technology transfer strategy for the research results
  7. To deliver a final report (as required in Task 5)

REPORTS/PAPERS PUBLISHED, PRESENTATIONS MADE RELATING TO THIS PROJECT FROM THE START OF THE PROJECT THROUGH MARCH 31, 2015:   None thus far.

 

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Chairperson Rhonda Fletcher: Maine Department of Transportation

Alternate Chairperson Janice Arsenault: Maine Department of Transportation

Jen Graf: New Hampshire Department of Transportation

Christine Hetzel: VTrans Training Center

Robert Lauzon: Connecticut Department of Transportation

Kathleen Sisson: Rhode Island Department of Transportation

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