Transportation Career Spotlight – Patricia Ott

NETWC: What motivated you to get involved in civil engineering in general, and transportation in particular? Patricia Ott: My father was biggest influence growing up, and my biggest supporter in getting me involved in engineering. Growing up I was a tomboy, and I loved to build things with my father....

Spotlights of the Week

Each week, the Northeast Transportation Workforce Center highlights a new person or program who is advancing transportation careers in our region. Check out our list below to see our past highlights!     NJ Strives to Stay Ahead in Transportation, Logistics, and Distribution New Jersey’s business and government leaders recognize...

The impact of Disruptive/Transformational Technologies in Transportation on the Workplace and Workforce

TRB 97th Annual Meeting  January 7-11, 2018  Washington, D.C. National Transportation Career Pathways Initiative Stakeholder Engagement: Scoping Transformative Technologies  Workshop 873: Thursday, January 11, 2018, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Convention Center 204B Diana Long, Rahall Transportation Institute, presiding Sponsored by Standing Committee on Transportation Education and Training The pressures of technological...

Spotlight of the Week - PennDOT Seeking CDL Holders for Seasonal Maintenance Work

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking commercial driver license holders to take on temporary maintenance work as the state braces for inclement weather this winter. A staff of 3,806 full-time equipment operators drive the agency’s 2,253 plow trucks. Each year, PennDOT hires temporary equipment operators to supplement this workforce. This year, the agency is looking to fill 822 temporary positions. Spokesman Richard Kirkpatrick said by the end of November the agency had 341 positions left to fill.

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