The Supervisory Leadership in Public Works training program was designed to provide educational resources for Public Works Departments across the state to develop existing employees, preparing them for promotion to leadership roles. This educational program supports state and municipal department's desires to train and promote from within the existing workforce.
Instructor: Part II - Various Instructors
  Draft Agenda Part II
Day 1 – May 21, 2024
  • Municipal Paving Operation
  • Roadway Surface Preparations
  • Hot Bituminous Mix Materials
  • Record Keeping
  • Communication with the Public & Media
  • Communication Dos and Don’ts
  • Bridge & Minor Span Management

Day 2 – May 22, 2024
  • Snow & Ice Control
  • Roadway Legal Issues
  • Maine’s Local Highway Law
  • Maine’s Tort Claims Act
  • Risk Management/Workers Compensation
  • OSHA and ME BLS Compliance
  • Compliance Checklist
  • Required Training
  • Maintaining Records
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Facility Inspections

Day 3 – May 23, 2024
  • Intro to Surveying and Layouts
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Measuring Horizontal and Vertical Distances/ Elevations, Field Books/Note Taking
  • Plan Reading
  • Modern Tech Tools
  • Plan Reading
  • Shooting Grades
  • Measuring Quantities and Distances
  • Hi-Tech Station
  • Culvert Station
  • Parking Lot Lay Out
  • Competition
Part II will be followed by a short ceremony and presentation of certificates by MCAPWA Board Members and staff from Maine Local Roads Center.
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