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NECA Contractors Attend Workshop

Dorchester, MA – On March 3, 18 project managers and field supervisors from NECA Boston Chapter contracting companies, including J. & M. Brown Company, A. Murphy, Inc., J.M Electrical Company, State Electric Corp., and LAN-TEL Communications, attended the Managing Field Productivity workshop at the Greater Boston JATC conducted by Awad S. Hanna, Ph.D., P.E., chair of construction engineering and management at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Electrical construction is a labor-intensive industry, and increasing field productivity is key to every project. The 6-hour continuing education NECA course focused on ways to plan, measure, and take corrective action to increase field productivity. Topics included identifying risk factors affecting productivity, pre-job and pre-task planning, and techniques to cost-effectively measure field productivity.