The 2014 Annual Aerospace Report indicates that the worker experience gap is pervasive and that demand is concentrated in key occupations, including machinists, CNC programmers, assemblers and engineers. Increased overtime work and recruiting were common strategies in addressing shortages.
Under direction of state law, the Workforce Board in conjunction with the State Board for Community & Technical Colleges, shall evaluate aerospace and advanced materials manufacturing training programs annually.
Contact: Research Manager Dave Wallace, (360) 709-4613
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