Agencies have limited budgets. Training, through the adoption of best practices and methods, helps agencies more efficiently achieve their agency goals. Training needs to be done efficiently and well, by experienced instructors.
Kercher Group are considered experts in the design and construction of public works’ projects, as well as in Asset Management. We have presented more than 200 technical sessions at various local, state and national seminars and conferences. Training has been provided in detailed sessions ranging from one hour up to a week in length.
Below is a partial list of technical seminars developed and presented by The Kercher Group to a variety of agencies including:
Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia Technology Transfer Centers
Montgomery County, MD
Frederick County, MD
Carroll County, MD
Delaware River and Bay Authority
Federal Highway Administration
Numerous other Municipal Agencies Large and Small
Topics covered have included:
ADA and Walkable Communities
Cold In-Place Recycling and Full Depth Reclamation
Design of Pavements
Drainage and Stormwater Management Systems (DrainMS)
Fundamentals of Road Construction
Fundamentals of Concrete Construction
GASB 34 Requirements
Geospatial Technology and Data Collection
Infrastructure Asset Management
Maintenance Equipment Management System (MEMS)
Micro-Surfacing Inspector’s Field Training
Pavement Management Systems
Preparation of Contracts and Specifications
Preparation of Traffic Control Plans
Project Planning and Management
Road Surface Management Systems (RSMS)
Sign Inventory Management Systems (SIMS)
Snow Removal and Winter Maintenance
Utility Control Ordinances and Construction Specifications
Work Zone Traffic Control/MOT Plans
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