Scott: "Even before increasing the pool of "qualified" applicants though, schools need to start teaching/training 2 things..."
- Job Place Safety (electrical, arc-flash, confined space, etc the things work places are training in their safety programs)
- Troubleshooting ("We get nobody out of trade school that has the first clue how to trouble shoot.")
Scott goes on to add in his comments, that in 5+ years, no new maintenance person out of school has score more that 60% in their hands-on electrical troubleshooting test his company gives new-hires.
The combination of the 3 training solutions above make for a highly skilled troubleshooter.